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Dnsmasq does not start on OS boot

I tried: $ update-rc.d dnsmasq defaults System start/stop links for /etc/init.d/dnsmasq already exist. Status: $ service --status-all | grep dnsmasq [ ? ] apport [ ? ] console-setup [ ? ] ...
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very slow boot due 11 second delay in remounting my root partition

I am using ubuntugnome 14.04. I have very slow boot, mainly due to this step [ 4.021460] EXT4-fs (sdb3): mounted filesystem with ordered data mode. Opts: (null) [ 15.774680] EXT4-fs (sdb3): ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - doesn't startup after login screen

I can login to the Guest session, but with username/password - it gets stuck forever. Is there a way to resolve this problem? If I need to install Ubuntu again, how can I access my files? Please tell ...
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Make sure that sshd will automatically start after reboot

I am connected to a computer over ssh. I have to reboot it remotely, while making sure that I will be able to reconnect to it over ssh just after reboot. I install 'bum' and marked sshd to be ...
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Record screen at bootup using ffmpeg in 5 minute segments (12.04)

So I've played around with this quite a bit but at this point I've managed to hit a wall in figuring the next step. I have this script that works from an ssh tunnel to record display :0.0 ...
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DHCP running at startup

In order for my WiFi at work to work I had to use wpa_supplicant, as the Network Manager just would not connect. Manually I use two commands: sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i wlan0 -c ...
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Is there a way to suppress the bongo drum sound at boot time? [duplicate]

It's very loud and wakes people up. I'm running ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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I get the prompt (myusername): ~$ when trying to start my laptop (Ubuntu 12.04.4)

When I turned on my laptop this morning, it asked me to log in (which it normally doesn't do) and once I logged in, it showed this: (myusername): ~$ I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4, and don't know what ...
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When should a fresh install should be made [closed]

On my desktop at home, a 2008 Vaio w/4GB RAM and dual core processor running 12.04 LTS, I've been experiencing of late a perceived performance degradation. It's most apparent at startup but it's also ...
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changing drive nodes & hdparm

I am currently attempting to create a command that works at startup to kill the power on two of my very noisy hard drives. I have edited the etc/rc.local file to include this command: sudo hdparm -y ...
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How to add a command to init script

I want to run the command: sudo apt-get update when my system starts. I am running a Ubuntu variant Called Zorin OS. I have recently updated the kernel to 3.15.0-999. 64-bit. I would like to run ...
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Remove evolution-calendar-factory from startup

Is there a way of removing it from startup? I don't need it and I'm not using evolution at all.
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How to add a runonce startup script?

I'd like to add a runonce start-up script on Ubuntu which is expected to be run after the network interfaces have been initialized and before any user logs in. So which is the appropriate place to do ...
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Boot extremely slow in Ubuntu 14.04

My boot to Ubuntu in my Ideapad Z470 is incredible slow, it takes about one minute to get to the OS itself. Does anyone know what I can do to make it faster? If I recall, booting time wasn't that ...
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How do I make symlink to Desktop work correctly at startup on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have symlinks to Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Pictures, Music, and Videos which link to a second hard drive. I am mounting the other hard drive through /etc/fstab. All the links work on start ...
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update-rc.d command warning

i am trying to add ssh deamon at startup but i am getting following problem $ sudo update-rc.d ssh start 50 2 3 4 5 . stop 90 0 1 6 . update-rc.d: warning: stop runlevel arguments (0 1 6) do not ...
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Setting up programs to startup at login

Have a new ponder hoping someone can answer. Keep in mind I am very new at linux and Ubuntu 14.04. What I would like to setup is setting certain programs to load at login to my account. I have not ...
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Delay Cairo-Dock [duplicate]

Running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to delay Cairo-Dock. What should be in the command in "Startup Applications". I tried it with: "sleep 10; cairo-dock" but that doesn't work. What is the proper syntax to ...
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How to enable an application to run at Ubuntu start up which is installed using Wine?

I installed some applications using Wine in my Ubuntu 14.04. I need some of that applications to run at system start up. One such application is NetWorx(an application to measure bandwidth usage). How ...
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boot problem in samsung

i have formatted my laptop completely and installed Ubuntu 14.4 after installation Ubuntu is not booting directly i have to put the pen drive(which has Ubuntu 14.4 live cd) every time on start up and ...
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Delay Deja-Dup when starting system

I am backing up my Dropbox folder with Deja-Dup. Is there a way to delay deja-dup about 20 min after system start so that Dropbox gets the chance to sync to the newest files before the backup is ...
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Only part of my startup script gets executed

I have a script located under /etc/profile.d that executes when I login via the gui. All I need this script to do is connect to my pptp server with a single command which runs flawlessely when I ...
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how to improve boot time and solve overheating issues?

Okay guys, I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. Truth be told, my first time feels like hell. I have been having problems booting up (takes a lot of time). My laptop is overheating and I can smell things. ...
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how to solve this startup and shutdown problem

I am a newbie to ubuntu and linux and facing a shutdown problem. The system doesn't shut down and hangs. Similarly while startup grup does not show time and halts at grub screen. It does not ...
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How to SOLVE system errors at startup, not just report them

When I start my new Ubuntu system running on Lenovo Thinkpad T540P, I always get two or three popups mentioning some System problem and giving me the opportunity to report them. Aside from waiting ...
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System freezes on the splash screen after 14.04 update

Today I decided to upgrade to 14.04, right after the system reboot I noticed that when the splash screen came up, all the loading dots below the logo were orange (instead of white, then change to ...
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Need some help with adding to “Startup Application” in 14.04

First of all I know this post may appear to be a repeat, and that there is a plethora of posts, blogs and help files available on this subject. However I’m find that something has changed between ...
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14.04 on DELL L502X freeze at startup after installing nvidia drivers

First i want to apologise for my bad english. Now straight to my problem.:) After OS installation I started installing the drivers for GeForce GT540M graphics in my notebook. I chose the ...
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Automatically run xbmc at bootup in lubuntu

Running a fresh install of lubuntu 14.04, would like to have xbmc run at boot but I cant seem to find any system setting like that. Any ideas where to look?
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On startup [number] kvm: disabled by bios [duplicate]

When I start ubuntu 12.04 it says [number]kvm : disabled by bios. How can I fix it? Also there is a quick black screen flash on shutdown which states unable to run [something]. It flashes too fast so ...
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Starting openvpn client automatically at boot

I'm trying to get OpenVPN to start automatically at boot. Today I have to manually type in sudo openvpn --client --config $HOME/openvpn/anonine.ovpn --ca $HOME/openvpn/anonine.ca.crt followed by ...
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A bad boot command made my system inaccessible

Okay, so I made a really stupid mistake. I made a shell script that runs nodemon /path/to/nodejs/file and added it to the boot process via update-rc.d mystartup.sh defaults 99, thinking I could use ...
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xpad notes remain pasted at the time of startup

How can I add the Xpad in my startup programs so that they remain pasted on my desktop (Ubuntu 13.10) always? However Xpad is working fine but it doesn't start at the booting of the machine and I want ...
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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 ...