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Sickbeard and Sabnzbdplus won't start at boot

I seem to have some problems with automating some services at startup. I've had this problem before, but I couldn't find out the exact reason what caused this. I've added both services to startup ...
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laptop restarting itself during ubuntu install (HELP?!)

I hope somebody can help me with my problem. Im trying to fix a laptop (Acer Travelmate 2350) for a friend after he got the blue screen of death running XP. Ive tried to install various different ...
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Delete a file at startup

I have a service installed at startup which should clean lock-files from a folder. Cause the lock-files prevent an automatic start at boot time. I have installed a service like: [Unit] ...
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Error - Plasma Workspace

Once Kubuntu is open and I select the Quick Access icon>Hard Disc Device I receive this error message: Error - Plasma Workspace The desktop entry file /home/peter/Hard Disc Device is of type ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs on boot after starting CUPS

As I was trying to install an alternative keyboard layout I ended up deleting my /usr/share/X11/xkb/* folders. I tried to reinstall them with apt-get remove xkb-data && apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu startup from USB stick [duplicate]

I used terminal, cd'd to desktop where ubuntu.iso is located I've tried all of these First: hdiutil convert ubuntu.iso -format UDRW -o ubuntu.img hdiutil: convert failed - not recognized Second: ...
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Weird “btrfs” item in bootchart without having any bootchart partition

I've bound two weird items in the bootchart: https://public.v6ak.com/bootchart-btrfs-ntb-precise-20140918-3.png There is "btrfs" and "btrfsctl". It seems that other processes are delayed after the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 starup black and white dots dashes flashing

I searched the whole Internet, and found no solutions, let alone reason behind. My Ubuntu 14.04 runs fine. But everytime it boots, at the every beginnig, a black screen with small white dots and ...
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mounting a FUSE in /etc/fstab

I am finishing a FUSE file system which is in /etc/fstab and mounted automatically during startup. The puzzle is that it apparently is mounted three times, each time identically. Any ideas why it is ...
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How to remove the Ubuntu Studio Startup:

I'm trying to remove the UbuntuStudio startup screen, as I like the vanilla one better and UbuntuStudio's is very slow. I've already followed all the steps in this post But I can't seem to get it to ...
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simple scan does not appear in startup 14.04

I wanted to scan a document. Connected the scanner and then looked for a software on my 14.04 to work it. It seems like I have simple scan of SANE installed, but can't find it. When looking for ...
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How might I force the desktop to load for a specific (master/admin) user?

After noticing that /dev/sda7 was 100% used, because Transmission told me there was no space to do what I wanted to do, I deleted a number of files from my downloads folder, and shut down my computer. ...
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trying to StandBy drive at startup

I have 3 drives in my laptop, one of which is a mechanical hard drive for mass storage. I want to set this drive to standby because I want to preserve energy and keep my laptop silent at startup. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine boot issue

Hi I want to install ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine. I am using Mac os and VMWare fusion. I have successfully install ubuntu 12.04. But once I shut down VM and again try to start that time it ...
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Enable Bluetooth at startup on 14.04

First of all sorry if there is a duplicate, I haven been able to find it. I have found a huge lot of questions in the other sense: Disabling BT, but that's not what I want. I would like to know how ...
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uTorrent on Startup

I have installed uTorrent like is shown in the link. http://www.sysads.co.uk/2014/05/install-utorrent-3-3-ubuntu-14-04-13-10/ Every thing went smooth. After that I have add to the startup app comand ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs on logo while startup

Today I installed the newest updates for my kubuntu 14.04 and after I restarted the system, it won't load properly. It hangs on the logo. I was in a hurry, so I didn't look, what I installed exactly. ...
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Why isn't one 'bash' command working at startup

I am working on a VM with Lubuntu 14.04, I have created a script a.sh, #!bin/bash echo "aaaa" >> a.txt And my /etc/rc.local file is as follows: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is ...
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Using upstart for non-daemon tasks

I would like to have foo do-startup-things run on boot, and foo do-shutdown-things run on shutdown where foo is my own program. It looks like Upstart is a good candidate to do this, but Upstart seems ...
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Add a startup application in the background in UbuntuGNOME 14.04

I want transmission to startup when I login but would rather the window not pop up, I just want it to start minimized with it's app indicator. How can I add transmission to my startup applications but ...
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Ubuntu wouldn't start after installing updates, but then after a few restarts, its starting again

I'm not sure what precise subject\title should I put for this question because it must be descriptive and short in the same time while the subject is full of details. Today in the morning I installed ...
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Loading startup script files after vmlinuz is being loaded on Trusty Tahr [closed]

May I know step by step in loading startup script files after vmlinuz kernel is being loaded on Trusty Tahr?
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Open terminal in 'always on top' mode on startup

I want Ubuntu to open a terminal in the lower right corner when I log in, with the always on top mode enabled. I have made a script which does this when I run it from a terminal, but it does not work ...
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How do I run terminal code on startup and running VPN on startup?

I want to run this code on startup to fix my laptop from skipping brightness levels when I press the brightness up and down buttons: sudo sh -c 'echo -n 0 > ...
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Auto-enter master password in KeePassX on launch

I use KeepassX only for unimportant sites and it's set up to autostart. Entering password every time is quite annoying.
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Why a service in init.d and not in rc*.d started?

I have a configured and working service script myservice in the /etc/init.d and in /etc/rc*.d directories of an Ubuntu 13.10 distribution. Removing the links in /etc/rc*.d using update-rc.d -f ...
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No graphical interface at start-up

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 32bits. Suddendly at startup appears a black screen asking for my username and password, with a low graphics interface. After entering this nothing happens, only the cursor ...
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Why I can't add redshift to startup?

recently, I have discovery redshift (help your eyes hurt less if you are working in front of the screen at night) I can run the tools using command line : redshift-gtk I run "startup manager" : ...
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Can't access my computer or log in

I am a complete newbie to Ubuntu. A man that fixed my computer said he thought it would work well for me, so I just went for it. That, on top of not understanding computers that well, I'm pretty lost. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 / desktop / startup

I'am using Ubuntu 14.04 / desktop as a controller for our WiFi service, to be able to run the controller SW I need to run the following command in terminal: java -jar Desktop/UniFi/lib/ace.jar start ...
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How can I do to make Ubuntu 14.04 to startup where I left in last session?

I just haven't been able to configurate Ubuntu 14.04 so that it starts up in the last session, just like before I shut it down
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Dell vostro 2520 3rd gen PDC factory set bootable pendrive creation

I have Dell vostro 2520 Intel 3rd gen Pentium dual core laptop. I want to create a bootable pendrive along with my factory default driver files. In internet I can find the ubuntu OS 12.04, but not the ...
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Ubuntu crashing on purple loading screen

I've done something which unfortunately seems to have caused Ubuntu 14.04 to fail at start up and was wondering whether I could get some guidance about debugging the issue. It started when I rebooted ...
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How to boot Ubuntu automatically?

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 13.10. I have made one backup image with Clonezilla. The backup includes 2 partitions — one is /dev/sda1, where is the EFI (only the EFI folder from /boot/efi/EFI), and the ...
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How can I add a parameter on module at startup?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with an USB wifi adapter (rtl8192) and it use module rtl8192cu.ko I had a problem of dropping connection now and then . I fix my problem using these parameters : ...
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SSH login without password not working from rc.local

I have created a bash script as follows and saved it as /usr/bin/db.sync.sh: #!/bin/bash rsync -ar --delete /files/database_backups [email protected]:/users/slyme/Documents/server_backups I have ...
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How To Post a http Form On Boot? Maybe by Running a PHP Script?

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04 on my server. I have a PHP file that contains some script/code that I want to run when I turn my serveron. I want to run this XXXXXX.php file on my server startup before ...
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open startup applications preferences on Lubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Compaq nc6000 with 768MB of RAM and 80GB hard drive. I want to tweak Lubuntu for faster bootup (because it is slow). I watched a video on youtube, where the ...
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Get first Ubuntu startup sound in 14.04

I've seen that Ubuntu had two startup sounds, and if you make a startup app that executes the command /usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play --id="desktop-login" --description="GNOME Login" , or just execute it ...
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Mounting on startup after all services got loaded

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation. I'm sharing some folders between Windows and Ubuntu. Shared folders are mounted into through /etc/fstab: .host:/ /home/www vmhgfs defaults 0 0 ...
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Computer issues! Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My computer shuts down unexpectedly and randomly. It's been happening recently. It also will NOT shut down manually or when I click on shut down. I've tried holding the power button for a long time ...
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Strange desktop wallpaper at Xubuntu 14.04 startup:

When i start my computer i have this: After 2-3 seconds the menu loads, my normal wallpaper and all other, but why is this showing is it something to worry about and how to fix it?
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Start Ubuntu from SDHC card without booting into it

I have a SDHC card from which I can not boot, ecause the internal SDHC reader of my Lenovo laptop isn't recognize it. I can boot from it on my other Notebook without any problems. Nevertheless I can ...
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Run root script or command as root in startup application in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a wireless adapter that used to work in ubuntu 13.10 (dwa 171) after installing drivers for it. Now it won't work the same way anymore since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04. I've found the only way ...
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Running Dropbox at startup

Please excuse a simple question from a new Linux user. Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5800 @ 3.20GHz × 2. I installed Dropbox OK with the command: cd ~ && wget ...
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Running a python scrip using startup

I am trying to get a simple python code that I have to run in the background at startup, and stay running. The best option that I have found so far is to use Upstart. I wrote the following .conf file ...
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Kubuntu on a persistent live usb won't start up on my desktop

It perfectly starts up on my alienware laptop -the laptop from which I created it- and my HP laptop; however, when I try to boot it up on my desktop. it proceed until the Kubuntu logo, which keeps ...
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Xubuntu (Server Install) screen blanks for 1 second after 1 minute

Little hard to understand the question from the title, but I'll get detailed here. After EXACTLY 60 seconds of init starting and the system booting, the screen will seem to "restart", blanking out for ...
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Create startup script for openproject [duplicate]

I consider myself a linux noob, but I was able to install openproject on a Ubuntu 12.04 server in VirtualBox. Currently I have to manually start the web-server every time I power-up the virtual ...
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how to run sequence of command at startup?

I need to run a sequence of command at the startup. This sequence require the root password as well. How can I do that? This is in particular the sequence of command that I need to run: ...