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Ubuntu start hangs (Nouveau / iwlwifi)

I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my XPS 15 Haswell. The hardware is: Intel i7 4702HQ (+Intel HD Graphics 4600) Nvidia GT550M 16GB RAM 512GB mSATA SSD I had already Win 8.1 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 ocasionally freezes on startup? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 a couple of months ago when in my computer was still installed Windows 7; i ran them for a while, then i deleted the used memory to contain windows. I have been quiet ...
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I install ubuntu 13.10 but the Pc can't start up ubuntu it start with windows

I install ubuntu 13.10 but the Pc can't start up ubuntu it start with windows .is there anything I should instal or do ?
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Is it ok if rc.local calls script with infinite loop? and some rc.local basics

I'm running 12.04, and I've never really messed with rc.local. First, when I source myscript.sh in rc.local, should it be /path/to/myscript.sh or sh /path/to/myscript.h or does it even matter? Can ...
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Make setxkbmap preferences being set at startup

I'm trying to switch left Ctrl key with caps permanently. But with ubuntu native keyboard layout switcher xmodmap did not persisted (this question). So now i just ditched native switcher and using ...
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How do I address the issue of System program problem detected?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit with Intel Core i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 and keep receiving the message System program problem detected at startup. This is a recent installation. I'm new to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 disable bluetooth at startup [duplicate]

what is a easy way to disable blue-tooth at start up with Ubuntu 13.10.
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Disabling Discrete GPU At Startup without System Crash

I have a hard-wired (i.e not multiplex) Nvidia GeForce 540m discrete GPU with an integrated Intel graphics card. I have no need for the discrete graphics card and am trying to disable it completely ...
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Running a Process on Startup

Sorry if this is a bit of a basic question, I'm fairly inexperienced with Ubuntu and Linux in general. I am looking to upgrade an application server from JBoss EAP 5 to Jboss EAP 6, previously we ...
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MySQL won't start after removing bind-address

So, I am running mysql on an ubuntu server (command-line) VirtualBox, on a Windows 7 host. In the Virtual machine, I changed the /etc/mysql/my.cnf file by commenting out the line bind-address = ...
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Changing brightness at startup

My Lenovo T440s starts up with maximum brightness. Following this thread I have tried to alter rc.local, but this does not work. When I execute the command cat ...
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mountall: Plymouth command failed

I'm freezing up before making it to the login gui screen. Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an Asus Zenbook VD32, no Windows. After Ubuntu begins to boot I get a blank screen with the following flashing ...
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@reboot crontab vs startup script

What is the difference between using @reboot cron and writing a startup script (a script in /etc/init.d) ? In which scenarios should one be chosen over another ?
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unlock keyring popup after upgrade

Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, I get a dialog box asking me for my password to unlock my login keyring, every time I boot up. This never happened before the upgrade. Is this bug? Is there a ...
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Unknown command hwmatch, installation error?

Yesterday I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Lubuntu 13.10. When I installed it I upgraded so I could keep my stuff. When I clicked Install it said there was no 1MB partition called Boot Loader. I ...
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How can I start webfsd every time I boot up/log in?

I am using webfsd, a lightweight HTTP daemon, to serve static content to http://localhost:80 as follows: sudo webfsd -R ~/Documents/www/ -p 80 -f index.html But I have to run this from the command ...
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Just installed Ubuntu13.10. It is very very very slow to start up

Please help. I even reinstalled it. It took me 10min to log in. It makes me crazy. The system is Ubuntu13.10 64bit.
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Some programs run on startup

Every time I boot my laptop, two terminal window, a document viewer and a folder starts up. Here is screenshot. I deleted the folder so it doesn't start up. How do I disable it?
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Start byobu setup with server reboot

I would like to start my byobu setup at a server reboot. With screen I use the rc.local and do it like this: su user -c 'screen -dmS screenname sh /home/user/start.sh' Now I would like to know how ...
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Problem with starting GUI mode in Ubuntu Server

Well I have installed the Server version of Ubuntu 12.04. Since I was only getting terminal, I installed the desktop package and executed these commands in the following order: sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu start up problem

I have a relatively fresh install of Saucy Salamander, however I'm experiencing quite some difficulty when starting up my computer. My computer seems to crash / freeze more often than not between the ...
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Running commands on startup on Ubuntu 13.10 with Xmonad and zsh

There are several commands I would like automatically run on startup; remapping keys with xmodmap, opening a terminal and a browser, etc. I'm trying to figure out how to run a set of commands on ...
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Running Key Remap Script at Startup

I'm trying to re-map my left Alt key to the Alt Gr and Alt Gr to Left Alt. So far I've been able to do it in terminal, but it never runs it on start up. I've read multiple AskUbuntu questions, but ...
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How to enable Unity Launcher on startup?

My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS laptop has the Unity 2D along with the classic GNOME interface but it wouldn't launch automatically on startup, Only after I type 'unity' on the terminal the Unity 2D Launcher as ...
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Running Commands for Wifi at Startup

I have just found a way to get my wifi to work using these commands: sudo rmmod iwldvm sudo rmmod iwlwifi sudo modprobe iwlwifi bt_coex_active=0 I would rather not type these in every time I log ...
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How can we setup Startup tasks [duplicate]

In Windows we can add applications/batch scripts to open automatically on startup. Is there something similar in Ubuntu, or Linux in general?
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rc.local does not execute all of the commands

#!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # Make sure that the script will "exit 0" on success or any other # value on error. # # In order to enable ...
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Running script at startup

I can't for the life of me get scripts to run at startup. I have a script called "startup.sh" in my home directory. I have tried (at least) the following ways to get it to run at startup: Adding it ...
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Dropbox isn't started automatically despite the entry on startup applications

I've added an entry at the startup applications for Dropbox to run this command: dropbox start -i. After log on, dropbox isn't started. Although, when I run this dropbox start -i from the terminal ...
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Startup with same applications running as on shutdown?

HELP! I'm running Audacious on Ubuntu as my digital music player only. All I want is for Ubuntu to startup with a file window and Audacious running as when I shut down the computer last. How do I do ...
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How do I get my Acer C720 to boot into 12.04 Cinnamon on startup?

I have successfully installed 12.04 and it works great. I just want to startup into 12.04. I have tried this command: sudo cgpt add -i 6 -P 5 -S 1 /dev/sda But it is not working. I still boot ...
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How can I play radio stream as my startup (login screen) sound?

I am familiar with How do I change the start up sound? and Chainging startup music of Ubuntu, so I know how to change my startup sound to .ogg file of my choosing, but... How to change it to some ...
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Can I connect to running autostart python script?

I am running Lubuntu 13.10 an have a python script that is run on boot through ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart. The script startes a web application and outputs various information to terminal ...
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Write script to open browser at specific URL on login?

I've been using Ubuntu for a few weeks, and I want to know more about automating tasks. How can I write a bash script to open a web browser with a specific URL after startup?
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rc.local not executing command

I was trying to make my laptop running Ubuntu 13.10 remember the brightness from the last time and set it automatically on start-up. I was thinking about using xbacklight to set the brightness. So, as ...
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I need help adding a script to /etc/rc.local

This seems simple but I can't seem to figure it out. I am trying to write a script to mount a drive on startup. the command I want to run is: google-drive-ocamlfuse ~/gdrive But i want it to run ...
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Making a webapp startup at specific workspace

I want some applications to startup when I login to my Ubuntu desktop account. A few of them are webapp shortcuts like Tweetdeck that I created from the Chrome web browser. I have no idea where it is ...
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Black screen appears when I select Ubuntu at the boot screen

I tried to install ubuntu 12.10 but the installation didn't complete. It got stuck at the last moment and my PC restarted after that. Now it shows four options. Advance menu for Ubuntu, Ubuntu and two ...
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I'm getting this error while installing Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

is there anything to worry about this message. i got this message while a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. Btw, i have tried installing ubuntu 13.10 multiple times, but i got only blank wallpaper ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 shows only black screen after Ubuntu logo on startup [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 (dual boot with Windows) for quite a while now, and on startup today, it works fine until the Ubuntu logo. When it loads, the screen just turns black. However, I hear the ...
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keyboard mapping wrong on almost every startup

Most of the times (but not all the times, that's the confusing part) when I start my laptop, the keyboard mapping will be English, although I set German as default and it actually shows German in the ...
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Keyboard failed to enable at startup

I added the following lines to /etc/initramfs-tools/modules : hid usbhid hid_generic ohci_pci But my ps/2 keyboard fail to enable at startup The only way that I can get around this issue is ...
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How can I delay start-up based on time of day?

I have a bad habit of spending too much time on my computer at night when I should be sleeping. In the past, shutting down my computer was an effective way to enforce a no-technology bedtime on ...
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Restart service minutes after startup

I have a situation where I'm looking to run a service restart a couple minutes after startup. The particulars as to why are as follows, but the essense of my question is basically captured in in that ...
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Technical. Ubuntu not working

I installed Ubuntu 12.04. After restarting system I choosed to boot ubuntu. I insert my password and then, nothing happend. I could see only wallpaper and cursor. MY pc is: Intel celeron 3.33 ghz. ...
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inotifywait does not shut down my computer

I've put this script at startup in /etc/init.d, when some user changes password, this script updates it on another file data.txt, It is working fine, but when i shut down my computer it was not doing ...
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Is there anyway to just reset the /root/.vnc/xstartup file to default?

My friend was messing around and changed some stuff in this file that he shouldn't have. Is there anyway to just restore the contents of this startup file to what it was right when the server was ...
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Unable to see login screen

I am having trouble starting my system. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 off a 16 Gb flash drive on a 64 bit HP Pavilion laptop. I have an intel chip and nVidia graphics with proprietary drivers installed. I ...
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How can I permanently change touchpad settings?

I added this script to my startup programs to change my touchpad settings on startup: synclient TapButton2=2 TapButton3=3 But this settings don't stay this way after startup. I changed my script ...
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rc.local is not executed on tartup in Ubuntu Server 13.04

I'm trying to add some iptables rules on startup for my VPN service in rc.local. my rc.local file is: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # ...