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execute script before login

Whole day I'm facing a startup script problem. What I'm looking for is a way to run a single script at boot/before login that will configure my machine and run proper services. (Single script for all ...
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Auto mount windows partition

I have windows partitions, I want my Ubuntu MATE to auto-mount them at startup, and I don't know how to do this.
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Ubuntu blank purple screen on startup

I have Ubuntu 14.04 32bit LTS installed along with Windows 8 (dual boot). I do not have any graphics card(nvidia ,amd ,etc). I have Intel hd graphics driver. It worked fine for many days, but now, on ...
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Problems getting Synergy to autostart at boot time

I've got a windows PC, and an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. I have a keyboard and mouse connected to PC, and Synergy to remote on to the 14.04. I have to unplug the mouse and keyboard and sign in to 14....
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accessing scanner through Ubuntu 15.10

I am learning about Ubuntu Linux and have converted a computer from Windows 7 to U. My scanning function is now gone (Brother MFC-J4310DW 3-in one). I have got the fax and printing okay, but it seems ...
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Disable keyboard backlight and Bluetooth at startup in Ubuntu mate 15.10

I searched a lot for an answer for this question. Most of the answers that I find is to include the commands to disable the respective devices using the rc.local file. I tried this method but ...
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Neither autostart .desktop or sh scripts working

Having successfully set up .desktop scripts for Ubuntu MATE, finding exactly the same set up fails to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Trying to set up a script which can load the terminal and execute a ...
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Trouble with commands in rc.local

I'm trying to add the following commands to rc.local: iptables -A OUTPUT -m owner --gid-owner vpnroute \! -o tun0 -j REJECT -g vpnroute transmission-gtk This is to force transmission to only use ...
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Screen Frozen up after system update attempt

I clicked on the check updates link and my phone locked up in the screen with nothing but "BQ" on the screen. I couldn't shut it down or get out of it. I let the battery die and now it won't boot back ...
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What does “[ OK ] Reached target Network is Online.” message on startup mean?

I have noticed that when starting my installation of Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 I get the following message: [ OK ] Reached target Network is Online. However I know for sure that my machine ...
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service mysql status shows wrong status

I am recently facing a weird problem with my freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. I am running apache and mysql on my server and I would like to start both on startup. Do to so, I added them to rc.d ...
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Startup Problem Ubuntu 14.04

when I start Ubuntu 14.04 (I installed Windows and Ubuntu) me this message appeared after loading Ubuntu appears and then the screen goes black and I can not do anything ... [11.168050] [drm: ...
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Every time I start Ubuntu it shows Error message

Each time I start Ubuntu I get an error message saying Sorry Ubuntu 14.04 has experienced an internal error I have attached a screen shot of the error Screenshot
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Playing startup and shutdown sounds in Ubuntu Studio?

What steps should take place in order to do that?
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Failing at running a script on startup (Ubuntu server)

I have some tutorials on how to run a script at startup on ubuntu server, but it keeps failing with status=203 Here is the script.sh file i wrote in /etc/init.d : ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Ubuntu boot takes multiple restart?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 and I am unable to start my system in one go(I need to forcefully shutdown and then restart multiple time to get grub screen). I google it and got to know that ...
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System unbootable after editing rc.local

I did the following cause i wanted to activate rc.local in my Kubuntu 15.10 System sudo systemctl edit --full rc-local i added, cause i read it in a guide: [Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target ...
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Ubuntu Shuts Off Immediately at Start-up

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 from USB yesterday. The install appeared to be successful. Today, when I press the power button, the keyboard back-light flashes and the computer shuts off. Same result ...
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How to change the screen brightness from terminal? [duplicate]

My Ubuntu starts with full brightness. I want to know how to adjust the brightness of the screen from command prompt so that i can run it at startup.
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How to autostart node forever and use spawn() as sudo on Ubuntu?

My app periodically spawns a CasperJS scraper: spawn(CASPER_PATH, [SCRIPTS_PATH + fileName, '--ssl-protocol=any', '--user='+user, '--scrapeId='+scrapeId, '--pass='+pass], { detached:...
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Ubuntu Phone Startup Screen Hanged

I had run the following commands to terminal sudo mount -o remount,rw / sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade and sudo apt dist-upgrade ends up with some error, i don’t remember. then ...
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How to make things boot that have nobootwait on them?

I tried to set up mhddfs as described here or here and it works, but the computer will not boot if I put it in fstab. So I added the nobootwait option to the line in fstab and it boots now, but does ...
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Where to put configuration to turn off multicast snooping on bridges?

This question does not have anything to do with multicast DNS, multicast UPNP or anything but multicast snooping. I know for a fact that if I do not turn off multicast snooping on my 15.10 system ...
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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 ...