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Ubuntu 14.04 setting user password

I have 2 administrator accounts on my Ubuntu 14.04. I want both the accounts with startup password before logging in. But I only have 1 account with the startup password, which was created during the ...
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Startup script locks up Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I ran Ubuntu 13.10 with a startup script that had three xrandr commands in it to add a screen resolution that Ubuntu couldn't detect. After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, the system freezes on startup. ...
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Problem running command on startup

I have an MSI GT-70 with a Steel Series keyboard that lights up several different colors. I have it working using npm and node.js and a lot of help from wearefractal on github (Thank you ...
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Sequence of files used when booting the Lubuntu 14.04

How can I find out which files the Lubuntu 14.04 in fact uses during the boot - from the very start when I turn ON the power. I'm new to this Linux world, but I think Lubuntu must have list of ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu have an hourglass to tell you when programmes are launching?

I'm still new to Ubuntu and using a very modest netbook to which Ubuntu adapts very well. However, it took me a while to realise that it took just a single click to launch programmes because nothing ...
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Ubuntu 14.0 first startup

I installed it and when I was done I turned my PC on. I wrote my name in it and password and then I logged in. Now it says: Corne@ubuntuHG366-16LOL:~$ [ 53.274049] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Asking ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 startup difficulty [duplicate]

I installed Universal Media Server 3.6 on ubuntu 14.04 desktop. What I want to do is, to launch it during startup. How to add this into startup? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
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How do I disable drivers check after login in Kubuntu 14.04

Every time I login after full system restart I see running process "DriverManager" (can't give full description because it's happen for short amount of time), this is annoying because of high CPU ...
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Run a custom init script always before lightdm.conf

I have a firstboot script /etc/init/firstboot.conf which starts on "filesystem". This file creates some symlinks to some libs in /usr/lib Issue is , /etc/init/lightdm.conf also starts on ...
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Auto start oscam server in Ubuntu

i'm having trouble to auto start my oscam server in Ubuntu. For the setup I followed this tutorial: https://tvheadend.org/projects/tvheadend/wiki/Tvheadend_oscam_ziggo The tutorial is more for Gentoo ...
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Error mounting after upgrade. Can't find directory. Can't access Ubuntu

So I've just upgraded to the latest Ubuntu and now there is a problem in Grub when it loads. mount: mounting /dev/loop() on /root failed: Invalad argument mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: ...
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How can I see all the aplications and to select which one should be in start up?

I would like to include in start up applications some additional programs, but I don’t know the launching command. Is it any simple way to see all the installed programs and to select the ones to be ...
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Unable to get xmodmap working after suspend

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have a custom Xmodmap keyboard layout. However, when I resume after suspend, the layout is gone. I have tried all things which were mentioned in the answers to this ...
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How can I run a sh script targeting X11-settings on login?

The gui-based controls for mouse acceleration do not suffice to tame my mouse, so I am correcting this by running: xinput set-prop 10 "Device Accel Constant Deceleration" 2.9 This script has the ...
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After Ubuntu 14.04 install error with tmp/ files

When I install Ubuntu as desktop (as a dual boot, like a program on Windows), the whole process completes but when after finishing an install my laptop restarts, the launcher won't run and I get a ...
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Ubuntu server startup error

My server gives a strange error on startup (runs ubuntu-server). After the bootscreen it does nothing anymore except for this screens (they change when I press space): also tried to insert a ...
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Looking for only-tty iso image

I would like to know if there is a mini iso image that contains only the system, not the graphical environment. It just want the tty, like ttylinux ( but ubuntu kernel ) I am thinking that i do not ...
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mysql server start failed

I am running ubuntu server. When I tried to login to mysql(which was running),I got the following error ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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Help! Upgraded to 14.04 but system no longer starts up!

I recently upgraded my system from 13.10 to 14.04 and since then my system no longer starts up. The pc will turn on and the system will start but it won't get to the password login screen. I haven't ...
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Ubuntu start up view changed due to gnome shell [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr on my laptop. Its default Desktop Environment was Unity. I installed gnome-desktop-environment then I could use both unity DE and gnome DE on my ...
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Origin of environment variables in scripts under /etc/network/if-*.d

I'd like to pass some configuration options to the script /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ethtool, which looks like this on my system: #!/bin/sh ETHTOOL=/sbin/ethtool test -x $ETHTOOL || exit 0 [ ...
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Significant Errors on first time boot?

Just had a clean install of the latest version 14 LTE Desktop but it could not start after first boot. It displays messages (please refer to attached images) like "Significant errors, unable to ...
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Upstart script doesn't work

I'm trying to create my own script that gets executed on startup and stopped on shutdown (referring to the classic System-V init style), but it won't work! I've created this script ...
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Screen gets stuck on wallpaper after I login into my username [duplicate]

I recently downloaded the new Ubuntu 14.04 and after a few days when I tried to access my account, right after I successfully logged in it gets stuck in the wallpaper where I can only move my cursor. ...
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start of Lubuntu from disk

I cannot start Lubuntu from a disk, only choose the language. How can I make the "live session" working as it is shown in F3? ( I am rather a newcomer in PCs, until now only Windows XP) sunagolden
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I get an error while starting ubuntu

It takes too long at the black screen with blinking underscore icon & after that a message display on the blackscreen saying: [ 18.052332] usb 1-1.1: string discriptor 0 read error: -22
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I get Authentication is needed to run `/usr/bin/dropbox' as the super user

in a system popup window on startup. Anyway to avoid this? fwiw I authenticate ok with my pw. I think this may have started after my recent upgrade from Ubuntu 12 -> 13
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Alternative of CCleaner in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Is there any alternative software of CCleaner in Ubuntu 13.10. My laptop is running very slow, and Firefox also running slow and unresponsive.
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touchpad not working (at all) in Ubuntu 13.10

I am new to Linux. I don't know why my touch pad is not working at all. But the mouse is working perfectly well. Please help
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No screens found!

After installing Ubuntu on my new Laptop (using the nomodeset method), Ubuntu boots into a black (blank) screen. I've tried every single solution listed in here: My computer boots to a black screen, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on new Macbook Pro. Installs then fails after restart

So i install Ubuntu from a live USB. No problems there. I get to the end of the the installation and am told to restart. I restart it them get a white screen with a blinking file icon with a question ...
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startup after installation problem in choosing w7 and ubuntu

I installed ubuntu 12.04 with using DVD beside my Windows 7. Installation was completed. Then it asked for restarting the system. After that system goes to Windows 7 without asking me to choose ...
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startup script ubuntu 12.04

Each time I startup the sistem I need to run this command sudo xhost + and the sudo service myservice restart I have decided to add a script to startup to avoid having to type it each time myself. I ...
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Is “screen-cleanup” service safe to disable?

I want to decrease my startup process and I see the service named "screen-cleanup" What is that? Is it safe to remove?
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Startup stopped at Xinerama - normal?

For an unknown reason when I rebooted my computer it stopped working. I see it can start the graphics engine as it shows the looping cursor and I can even move it, but the login screen does not ...
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System hang after waking up from hibernation?

I have played with all of my power settings for what I want me want my laptop to do as far as when I close my lid or press power button but it is not quite working correctly heres is what's going on: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 crashes during start up [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu 12.10 without any problems but it started recently to crash during start up or login. I ran Memtest and everything seems fine. The crash screen is something like: Any ...
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Power Saving mode after start-up (12.04.4)

I have and issue that I can't seem to find right answer to. Immediately after purple loading screen I get an notification "Entering power saving mode", and I can't do nothing about it. If it's of any ...
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How To Run An Application On Startup Automatically?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" and I have Dynamic IP. So for learning purpose, I want to add a host on my dynamic IP to open my server easily from anywhere. For this purpose, I used www.noip.com ...
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Problems with Startup

I'm new to ubuntu and I have been having a problem. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 via flash drive and whenever I try to start up my computer it gives me the error ...
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drives will not mount on startup

I am simply trying to have a few drives mount at startup of UBUNTU 12.04. I have tried entering the commands in startup applications (as explained in THIS tutorial): udisksctl mount --block-device ...
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startx fails to start

I ran the Software Manager and now startx doesn't start anymore. After I start my laptop and log in, the screen stays stuck on the login page (I tried with both gdm and lightdm). Switching to console ...
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Can't get to the GRUB menu on iMac G5

I have an iMac G5, I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04, but I've had an error that I've gotten the solution to, but the solution requires me to get to the GRUB menu, and I can't seem to do that. I ...
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How to launch ubuntu without bluetooth enabled? [duplicate]

Bluetooth starts automatically when ubuntu starts. I would like to disable this to save battery power (because I just forget to turn it off sometimes). I know other have indicated that the answer is ...
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Can you add a startup and a shutdown sound ? [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and was wondering if there was any way to insert a startup and shutdown sound (ideally using a piece of software). If anybody has any ideas, they would be much ...
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How to get options of choosing between windows 8 and ubuntu at start up? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 8.1 in a separate partition. But on start up , windows 8.1 automatically boots without giving me options to choose between windows and Ubuntu. Plz help! I ...
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Loading directly to the commandline

For a completely unrelated problem, I ran update-grub following the instructions in user62644's answer to this post. Ever since, the GUI has been loading by default upon boot, and I have to type ...
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Startup script for pxeboot

I am working on pxeboot. Now i want to do startup script in pxeboot server and whenever client started the startup script will run on the client machine. How to do that. ?
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Terminal Startup [duplicate]

my problem is in my account on ubuntu 13.10 when i open terminal the cursor is something like that "$" not something like that root@yunus-ubuntu:~# or yunus@yunus-ubuntu:~# why it is happening i ...
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System starts up slowly with errors including bluetooth timeout

I have tried several solutions posted in the possible duplicate, but It does not work for me for the bluetooth timeout part, and my system have more problems than that. See details at the end of this ...