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Finding and removing autorun applications or services

Whenever I start my Ubuntu, there will be a java process by user tomcat7 which eats up almost 200 MB of memory. I think a few months ago I was fiddling around with apache tomcat for some spring/...
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How can I restore Ubuntu's original splash text on startup?

A while ago I installed kubuntu-desktop to try out Plasma, didn't like it, and deleted it. I notice though that when I start the computer up the splash screen still says "Kubuntu". When I'm on the ...
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How to start Viber minimized on system startup?

I use ViberIndicator to start Viber with correctly display tray icon on Ubuntu 15.10. Then I added viberIndiator to startups applications Viber start with displaying last dialog window. How to start ...
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Black screen after dual boot intstal of linux 14. Wait 10 mins and and screen loads to log in screen

Hi so I just installed ubuntu and finally got it to dual boot with my pc after a train wreck. (Thank goodness I backed it up) I decided I would do a fresh install of windows and then ubuntu and ...
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Slow start on Ubuntu 14.04

I would not say that I've read everything and I did not find an answer, but I did some research before to post this and I have find nothing to help my issues... I have a HP with i7 octa-core and 8 GB ...
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How to run installed gromacs from ubuntu 15.10

I can not run the gromacs which Install on my computer. I followed some of the website, and I reached here, and nothing can modified./usr/local/gromacs/bin$ ls * demux.pl g_dipoles ...
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How to run a command at startup with systemd? [duplicate]

I've got a specific command which I want to run at startup, I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 with systemd. But after searching I can only seem to find ways of doing it through upstart. ...
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Terminal login prompt not shown when PHP script added to /etc/rc.local

I need Sphinx search and a PHP websocket server to start up when my Ubuntu server is started. Having the Sphinx command in /etc/rc.local works fine: /usr/bin/searchd --config /var/www/mysite/sphinx/...
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How do I have a long custom startup sound play completely?

I changed the default startup sound to one that I wanted. However, the song is longer than a few seconds, and only a few seconds of the custom sound play on startup. Is there a way to have the whole ...
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How to run a script at startup and access it later [duplicate]

I want to run a script at startup that I will need to interact with later. I could find ways to run a script at startup, but no ways to come back to it after it has run. The script never ends. I ...
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Touchpad not working after startup - xubuntu

I am using Xubuntu on Lenovo 3000 G430 Laptop. For touchpad to work everytime after startup: I have to press Fn+F8 (This will lock touchpad) Now, light on my touchpad glows, And then I have to ...
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I need to make a Startup Disk

I am using XUBUNTU 15 10. I want to make a Startup Disk that would help me log in if some problem arises. I tried to use the two available for Free download: (1) Startup Disk Creator (usb-creator-kde);...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on startup. Kernel downgrade [duplicate]

I am running ubuntu 15.10 in a double partition with Windows 10. Most of the times I boot with Ubuntu, it freezes at the startup purple screen (the one with the Ubuntu logo and little dots below). I ...
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password not working, memery all used up. helpme

I'm completely clueless about ubuntu and computers really. I was directed towards ubuntu by a friend and now im in big trouble really. My laptop started acting funny on thursday. It used up all ...
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Pink, Black, then Nothing?

Previous thread found here: Screen turns Pink then Black? In this thread I was having an issue, then it was randomly fixed. After more playing around with it, I get a 1/20th chance of it actually ...
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Screen turns Pink then Black?

I decided to try out Linux today by starting out with Ubuntu. After testing everything such as my wireless card being compatible I went ahead and installed it. Finally after installing it prompted me ...
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How to stop uTorrent running in background?

I added a command to start utorrent at the startup in startup applications, But I want to stop the the server for some reason from terminal and remove it from running in background. What should I do? ...
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decrypt encfs on startup

I would like to decrypt an EncFS "volume" on startup. Usually I decrypt the volume like this : cat "/home/user1/encfs.pw" | encfs -S /mnt/encryptedVolume /mnt/decryptedVolume In /etc/init I have a ...
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How can I debug this boot problem?

After a fresh install of Xubuntu, every time i turn on my pc, when I see the login screen, my keyboard and mouse are not responding, and after about 10 seconds, the screen freezes. I tried with a ...
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Delay startup service

I want to delay start an service on boot. Ubuntu Server 15.10 I've created the file /startup-tvheadend.sh (chmod +x) #!/bin/bash sleep 20 && service tvheadend start; Then in crontab -e @reboot ...
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Create Startup Screen

Is it possible to make my own screen instead of having those 5 orange/white dots. I want to make it on my 15.04 Ubuntu.
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Need help! User directory file reset on starup every time

I edited my user directories file (/home/username/.config/user-dirs.dirs)so that I can make these directories the same as those on my Windows. It works without problems until I restart my computer. I ...
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run a script when a session starts [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 15.10(unity), I want some scripts running when a session starts. I tried the following methods: Put those scripts in the file ~/.xsession, but it didn't work (It worked when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Startup Stalls

On my desktop Ubuntu will not load, but XP does (dual boot). I used Boot Repair to remove all OSs except those two that are sharing a 500 GB Sata drive. XP loads OK from Grub, but Unbuntu stalls ...
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How do I add PAE flag at startup?

I have a non pae notebook, (Gateway M4520GZ) with Lubuntu 15.10 installed. To do the major upgrade to 15.10, I had to run the following commands to add the pae flag to my cpuinfo file. sudo cat /proc/...
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How do I start SARndbox when Ubuntu boots

I need help to make SARndbox startup when Ubuntu boots. I have been use your other solution for this problem but does not startup (How to start a program in startup that I start in terminal). The ...
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Issue starting a demon process at startup in Ubuntu

I tried Starting Deamon process. I am trying to run this command during startup to start DTN2 deamon using command dtnd -c DTN2/dtn/dtn.conf -o DTN2/dtn/log -d in ubuntu 14.04 I made this as a shell ...
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Ubuntu hangs on starting light display

I'm running ubuntu mate 15.10 and after I installed bumblebee my coputer hangs on starting light display. Here it is a low quality print of the screen http://imgur.com/affGbcx Neither ctrl-alt-f1 or ...
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Startup service appears to be running, but process doesn't spawn

I am setting up ElasticSearch on a Ubuntu VM and am running into some issues when settings it up to be a startup daemon. I have ES running just fine, I can run the server by going sudo /usr/share/...
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Upstart not running .sh script

The information on the web regarding upstart, init and .conf files is rubbish. A lot of different places show completely different ways of doing things. Anyways, I have a script file /home/karl/....
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Start Up Menu And Icons Have Disappeared

Start menu and all icons are missing from my desktop. I am unable to use any programs, I'm also unable to min/max/close pages, and I have to force SHUTDOWN everytime I need to. In order to get on the ...
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vlc installed but not opening when clicked in ubuntu 1404

When I use vlc command in terminal $ vlc vlc: error while loading shared libraries: libvlc.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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laptop does not start up

Operating System: Linux I am using my notebook( HP product model : 15d011TU) nearly 14 months without any problem which came with windows 8 . recently I installed Linux based os Ubunto .... Now the ...
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Ubuntu is very slow at startup, after modify /etc/default/grub

i read this tutorial http://www.howtogeek.com/115797/6-ways-to-speed-up-ubuntu/ but when I modified the /etc/default/grub file, the GRUB TIMEOUT line , ubuntu's boot is very slow . I changed again , ...
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Ubuntu taking way too long time to start

So, I have a Dell laptop. Core i5 4th Generation and 8GB RAM. I recently installed Kali alongside Ubuntu and Windows 10 and then when I booted from Ubuntu (15.10 with Gnome) again it took a VERY LONG ...
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How can i make a selfstarting script [duplicate]

I have an TL-WN727N wireless adapter connected to my laptop. Every time I start my laptop I must manually enter those two commands in a terminal: echo 'install rt2800usb modprobe --ignore-install ...
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Is it possible to add a GRUB profile to auto-login an user and start a script (15.10)

I have a 15.10 64bit machine with multiple user accounts. Normally, I select Ubuntu in GRUB, it boots and shows me the login screen, I select an account, enter the password and start my applications. ...
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Every time i start ubuntu these type of lines starts running

I have press Esc button every-time to start Ubuntu ... Is this a problem with OS installation ?? Or my laptop is not build for Ubuntu OS ??? Because after installing Ubuntu my touch-pad stopped ...
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resolution issue and issue running a manual .sh file

I am new to Ubuntu, and my original problem was with the resolution. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 (x64) on a VMWare Workstation 12.0.1 which is on a Windows 7 Enterprise x64 machine with AMD Radeon HD ...
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My laptop screen goes black on startup? [duplicate]

Whenever I start my laptop, It's screen goes black like stand by mode and power is on(I use Ubuntu along side with Windows). I have to shut it down forcefully and then restart. Appearance of Grub ...
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How do I set uget as a startup application

I want to make uget as a startup application in ubuntu. I am unable to understand how to add uget to startup application preferences as I cannot find its command. Please help.
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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: [ 11.389463]...
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disable services on startup in ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed these applications on my Ubuntu: nginx php5-fpm mysql server redis ... These applications run every time the computer turns on. How can I prevent these applications from running 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 ...