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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: [ ...
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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 am getting problems each time I want to modify /.zshrc it tells me ...
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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

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 version. Find attached an ...
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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 ...