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On start up, need to run “xset m 0 0”

What is the best way to do this? I am using ubunto 15.10 and the mouse speed is so high it is impossible to use mouse unless I open terminal and type xset m 0 0 How can I make this happen when I ...
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run script on startup

Currently I am looking for a solution to run a script upon start up, not login, start up. I have been researching this specifically for Synergy, but with the new version of Ubuntu (15.10) the ...
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How are services started in Ubuntu 14.04, Upstart, SysV or a combination of both?

I have these 2 webservers installed on a development machine and because they both bind to port 80 only one can be running at any given time. I would like to be able to modify the init startup ...
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trigger keystroke within a program using terminal/startup applications

I need to run a program on startup, which I did by adding a program to the startup applications. It has a field for command, which currently just has the program name (synergy) in. I would like to ...
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How to detect when a server startup is finished?

I can establish an SSH connection to a server before the kernel finishes startup: ... Nov 19 08:48:39 myServer kernel: [ 11.305033] aufs 3.16-20140908 Nov 19 08:48:39 myServer kernel: [ ...
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disable services on startup in ubuntu [duplicate]

I have installed this applications on my ubuntu : nginx php5-fpm mysql server redis ... These application always run every time the computer turn on. How to disable these application run on ...
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Problem with launching steam

I tried to launch steam on ubuntu 15.10 and I got an error. I wasted 3 hours trying to find out how to fix it. A lot of people had same error and there were some fixex of this. I tried a lot of them ...
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How to execute command(s) before the Ubuntu display manager loads?

I want to execute a set of commands before the Ubuntu display manager loads up. The commands are xrandr configurations - would I need to use a script, since I'm using more than one command?
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How to make GINN a startup app

How do I run a command at startup? I would like to run the command ginn ~/.wishes.xml at startup (it is a touchscreen multi-touch service) and I can't seem to get it to start. I've tried adding it to ...
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Startup Applications not starting

I need a server to start when the computer logs in for a project, in startup applications I put for the code: cd build && cd spigserver && java -Xms512M -Xmx900M -jar ...
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Pulseaudio startup script location in Ubuntu 15.10

I am wondering how the pulseaudio is being started in Ubuntu 15.10. I read it is not recommended to run it in system mode, so it should be ran in user mode and it is being started by ...
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how can I disable ubuntu system startup code display?

how can I disable ubuntu system startup code display? Like the picture as follows: http://i.stack.imgur.com/ENdh1.jpg
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failed to start etc/rc.local error after updating to Wily

After upgrading to Wily I get this error "failed to start etc/rc.local" It also says see "systemctl rc-local.service ubuntu" I attached an image.startup I am getting problems each time I want to ...
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when i start up my machine it connects to an available wifi network but the network is unreachable. i have to disconnect and reconnect

My machine is a lenovo g500 - it's run with no problems since 12.04, this problem started appearing in the run up to 15.10 somewhere (it's hard to pinpoint exactly i only realised completely it was ...
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Flickering screen appears while starting lenovo G580 laptop with ubuntu 15.10

I have recently installed Ubuntu on a Lenovo G580 20157. During the installation an error message showed up and the screen flickered. But when I pressed the Esc key the flickering stopped and Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu start up issue

Very new to Linux. Did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, formatted all my drives. Everything is working fine, except on start-up I'm getting an internal error saying: ...
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Add httpd server installed in custom directory to startup

I have installed httpd from source in custom directory. Now I want to add server start to startup. How can I do that? Is it possible to add it as a service?
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System doesn't boot upon upgrade to 15.10

enter image description here I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04, and I haven't been able to use my computer. I am getting desperate. Is there a way to fix this or to revert to the old ...
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Excecuting file at startup [duplicate]

I am trying to start a script at boot and i can't seem to get it to work. I made the file, put it in /etc/init.d, made it executable by chmod +x file.sh, and did update-rc.d file.sh defaults 100. Is ...
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How do you get Yate to launch on startup?

How do you make Yate (VoIP telephony) start automatically at startup? I've read this excellent post about adding Startup Applications on login, what I'd like to know is the startup command for Yate ...
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Diodon not launching at startup

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 and I have Diodon set to start automatically (under Session and Startup, I go to the 'Application Autostart' tab and I've made sure that the box for "Diodon (GTK+ ...
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Error Mesage everytime I start Ubuntu 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Acer Aspire 4830TG. Everything is working good so far. But everytime I start my Laptop I get an Error Message. When I look into the details it says: "bug: unable to ...
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Running a command at startup not working (due to network not being up when the code was run)

I want to run a python script automatically when ubuntu starts up. Normally what I have to do is open up the command line on ubuntu and type python /home/ubuntu/Desktop/UDP_Server.py This will run ...
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How to make run a file when system starts and system shut downs in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and have a shell script which, I want to run when system is started and shutdown. Copied the file in /etc/init.d/ ,with all permission and also added to runlevels using ...
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Launching a .sh file at startup with variables

Basically, what I'm trying to do is get sudo ./razer_blackwidow_chroma_driver/scripts/driver/set_static.sh 255 60 0 to execute at startup. I've tried adding it to both /etc/rc.local and ...
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Stop Ubuntu Server from looking for ethernet connection at startup

I set up an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and installed ubuntu-desktop afterwards. I removed all interfaces (except loopback) from /etc/network/interfaces. Both, ethernet and wlan work perfectly fine with ...
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My computer start up with “program problem detected” [duplicate]

When I start up the computer, enter the password, a window show up says:"system program problem detected." I can see the desktop image and the cursor and I can move it, but no respond including trying ...
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How to add samba to startup applications

I have samba installed on ubuntu 14.04 and I want it to start on system boot. Anybody help?
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Seeing prompt when tying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from USB

On my HP Mini. I had installed Lubuntu,unsuccessfully, so nolonger have windows. Now want to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 32 bits but: Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from USB, once booted and install is ...
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Mount NAS drive Every time at Startup

this is similar to some other Qs here, but I'd not been able to get any of those to work, even just to mount the drive, let alone mount it every time. I have had some success with this guide - I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - problems in boot

Sometimes I boot but the login screen doesn't show, so I have to turn my computer off by the power button. And then, when I turn it on again the message "ACPI PCC PROBE FAILED" appears and finally I ...
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Start-up issues in 14.04 LTS and 15.04

I have an ASUS K53t lappy and have had ubuntu installed since I've owned this machine. My problem is that after the GRUB menu I select ubuntu and it goes to a blank screen. It's still loading as I can ...
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Ubuntu Gnome stuck in startup after failed Steam install

Last night I got the error: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL.so.1 I tried to install libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 and nothing happened, I then went to bed and ...
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setxkbmap is not running on startup in rc.local

I am trying to run setxkbmap -option caps:escape in my rc.local file under /etc/init.d/ in Kubuntu 15.04, and no matter where I put it, beginning or end, or with exec in front of it, it is not ...
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Obtain launch command for application from its icon returned by dash app lens

What is the general way to find out the command used by the dash app lens to launch an app from its corresponding icon? I'm in the habit of clicking on the Ubuntu icon in the upper left corner (which ...
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XUbuntu autostart python script doesn't work

I have a Python script I want to run immediately after logging in, I've tried both creating a .desktop file and placing it in ~./config/autostart as well as the GUI program "Settings Manager-> Session ...
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Boot time: prefetching files article

I am doing research and I am looking for an article that I read a long time ago, cannot remember where it was. Perhaps someone will know it and can provide a citation. Article described an ...
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How can I stop mongodb from starting on system boot

I installed mongodb for learning purpose, the problem I am facing is that it starts on system boot and consume resources even if not being used. I want it to be removed from system boot, how can I do ...
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Ubuntu is very slow after a few years

I installed ubuntu a few years ago. In the first days it was very fast compared to windows. However it goes slower by time. It takes more than 1 minute to see the desktop. Chrome takes around 30 ...
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Weird colors on Ubuntu 14.04 Startup?

I have a dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I start Ubuntu up, I get some weird flashes of lines of random colors but then it works fine. I'm just concerned as to why this happens ...
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ONLY homescreen appears when login at ubuntu 14.04… But guest account work fine?

My problem Is that when I login to my ubuntu 14.04 account the homescreen shows with mouse pointer and nothing else is loading till computer sleeps ! :( I tried to bring the terminal with shortcut ...
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'ssh -R' won't run in /etc/rc.local

I wrote the following command in /etc/rc.local: ssh -R 32400:192.168.0.100:32400 root@marcin.com -N but it won't start. Any idea why?
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What are the important startup applications? [duplicate]

I am on 15.04 and I use internet for browsing, downloading apps form terminal and software and updating once in a while (manual update). I dont use ubuntu that much; just for playing audio cds, mp3 ...
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“system/prefs/networks” randomly switching to airplane OFF, wired OFF

At startup, my ubuntu 14.04, "system/prefs/networks" randomly switch to : airplane OFF wired OFF How can I fix this ?
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How to permanently set my second screen's resolution? [duplicate]

For the past few days, I've been trying to match my second screen's resolution to my match my main screen. Using the following code i got from this website, I was to get it done: xrandr --newmode ...
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How to get faster start up on My Ubuntu

I've install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio SVE11114A NETBOOK. IT IS RUNNING WITH AMD E2 CPU and 2GB DDR3 Ram. But from beginng of my usage in UBUNTU it is so slowly start up till now.(About 1 to 3 ...
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Sporadic messages output to console after logging in

Coming right from a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal/Netboot (plus some small utilities like acpid, wicd-curses, etc.), after logging in, I occasionally get floating messages (the kind typically ...
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service xxx start runs in background only

I have a service that I run with a program that we developed. I want this program to start on startup and I want it to run in the foreground. Now I got it to a place where I can run it using " ...
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File not running on startup

I have a file that starts another script in a folder. When I run this file using command sh /etc/init.d/scriptname it runs the other script fine. The file has the 001 permission that I assumed it ...
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How to run Telegram from Terminal

So I have telegram messenger on my Ubuntu and I'm trying to launch it from terminal and later on set it up as startup program - problem is I cannot find command to run it. telegram/Telegram don't ...