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Requirements for KDE startup scripts

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10. I want to include the following startup script for KDE: kstart --desktop 1 firefox kstart --desktop 2 kmail kstart --desktop 3 konsole I placed these three commands in a ...
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Start up and shut down issue after software update

These two programs updated yesterday. I am now, when starting up or shutting down, I no longer see the the Ubuntu splash screen. Instead I am seeing a rundown of the start-up and shut down operations. ...
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Keep opening an app with command [duplicate]

I have a problem. I am modifying ubuntu for other users (which are new to Linux) and I installed Docky app. It happens (5-30 mins), that the app closes by itself. I tried to put a command to startup ...
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no way of restarting ubuntu in my laptop

I've been using Ubuntu in my laptop for many years and had no problem at all. But few days ago started making strange things like not entering my desk saying that my password is wrong. I'm just a user ...
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set ubuntu machine for optimizing speed in scientific simulations

I'm an University researcher and need to optimize an ubuntu machine for running test. I'm interested in reduce the computational time required by a C++ executable. I've deactivated the graphic ...
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How do I make Ubuntu Studio startup without anything running? [duplicate]

I want my laptop to boot into a clean desktop with nothing running (apart from necessary background processes, obviously). But every time I reboot, transmission, search monkey, sometimes firefox open ...
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Which file manages startup appliations [duplicate]

I am a Java developer and I need to know in Ubuntu how you would manually configure which applications startup at startup so that I can code my application so that there is an option to get it to ...
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upstart not running jar file once system has booted

I have been working on several bits of code and done a fair bit of testing and looking around for answers before posting this, so I am hoping someone can help solve this with me. The jar I am able to ...
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Open, write and read ttyUSB0

I am doing a program to open, write and read the port ttyUSB0, I have the next program and I don´t write anything. Can anyone help me please???? #include <iostream> #include ...
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I get this message when starting my computer after re-installing Ubuntu, what does it mean?

So I re-installed Ubuntu as the only OS on my pc, deleting both Windows 7 and the previous Ubuntu 14.04 installation I used to learn the basics, but now, when starting my computer I see this message: ...
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Try to install Autodesk Maya on ubuntu 14.10

I try to install Autodesk Maya on ubuntu 14.10 through this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXw7aPRASEk , and open the first time and after close and open again, shows this message // Error: ...
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cannot start system because of plymouthd error

I was using UBUNTU 12.04, and I tried updating it. Since then whenever I startup I get an error - "Plymouth: could not start splash: can not access a needed shared library." After showing this error ...
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Syndaemon won't start as startup application

I've added the following line into my startup applications: /usr/bin/syndaemon -i 0.5 -d -K but syndaemon is never running when I log in. I always have to execute the command manually from the ...
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Java application session

I have to run Java's JAR file on system startup, and user have to run only that application, without desktop, without launcher, etc. Can you help me to achieve that?
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WiFi soft-blocked by rfkill on startup

I have a small Acer Revo PC with Ubuntu 14.10 that I'm configuring to run as a portable media center. I'm trying to set it up as a WiFi access point so that I can control XBMC/Kodi with Android ...
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Reduce my boot time

My computer startup time is longer than many of those that I have seen how can reduce it I have a few boot charts for my system here Can you please explain what I can do also if possible ...
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Ubuntu start up blank User screen/ however fully functional guest window

I installed ubuntu 14.10 I don know what went wrong, but after 3-4 days the User window started appearing absolutely blank without any icons or any way to open the icons or the terminal. The only ...
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How to start Viber on system boot?

I cannot make Viber to start on system boot. In the Viber settings I've checked: Start Viber on system startup. This seems to have added entry in the start up applications with command: viber. However ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 frozen at startup screen

After having installed updates (a popup appeared asking for automatic updates to be installed), I rebooted and after typing the password, the screen was frozen and the SO GUI wasn't loading. I ...
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Having Cisco AnyConnect connect to VPN server at startup on a headless machine

Currently I launch it manually using the following command: printf "y\nMYUSERID\nMYPASSWORD\ny" | /opt/cisco/anyconnect/bin/vpn -s connect VPNSERVERADDRESS I tried putting the same command in ...
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How do I stop programs opening on startup

For some reason every time I reboot my system a few programs open automatically. I've tried closing them down and then rebooting the machine, but they still pop up again afterwards. Does anyone know ...
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Sudden bad resolution at startup

My ubuntu installation has been working fine for 6 months now, but suddenly at startup the resolution is stretched horizontally. I am not new at all with Linux but still have not learnt its arcanes… ...
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Change default keyboard layout on startup via terminal [duplicate]

How I can change a default keyboard layout after logging in? Now it's set to my native. I want it to be an english one. Note, that I have no access to the desktop. The only I can use is a shell from ...
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I receive “INFO @wi_cf80211_attach : Registered CFG8021 phy” on start up. What does it mean?

When I boot up my laptop (Dell inspiron 1545) I receive this after grub menu: [ 14.180431] INFO @wi_cf80211_attach : Registered CFG8021 phy Any idea? It doesn't affect anything just would save ...
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Dropbox doesn't autostart in 12.04

I have installed Dropbox on my fresh 12.04 LTS installation and under "Preferences" I have checked "Start Dropbox on System Startup". Under "Startup Applications" I can see Dropbox is listed with the ...
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Unable to boot Windows without flash drive in computer

I recently attempted to install ubuntu 14.04 on a usb flash drive so I can use it on the go. I burned the iso to a cd and booted it by doing try ubuntu without installing and then I clicked install ...
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gmote server as a daemon service

I need some help to set G mote Server as a daemon so that it can start at the boot of my system. I'm using lubuntu latest version. I alreay tried to write a script into /etc/init.d using skeleton as a ...
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I set a script to start at boot with kde startup and now if I log into my main account it locks after I click anything to delete it

I'm new to Linux and I was trying to set a script to adjust my mouse acceleration on startup but when I set the script path on kde startup I didn't adjust the text file to anything special I just left ...
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Strange screen on bootup

I am having this screen to show briefly on startup every time I start Ubuntu. When Ubuntu loads I have no problems to work with it. Sometimes something similar shows on shut down but sometimes it ...
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Very slow startup with Gnome 3

I have installed ubuntu 14.10 today and the startup speed was fine. After I installed gnome-shell the startup immediately became much slower. Before I get a login screen I wait for about 20 seconds. ...
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Touchpad Error! Please Help

I am using ubuntu studio 14.04.1 and whenever I boot my touchpad is disabled and I have to enable it using "function+f7" on my keypad. Can anyone tell me how to have it auto enable so I do not have to ...
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How can I define a start-up activity in Kubuntu?

I use Activities in KDE to organize my kubuntu-desktops separately by their use, but unfortunately my media activity is the start-up by default. How can I customize that? Infos: Kubuntu 14.04 Kernel: ...
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Command is not executed on startup

I want to start a unicorn server on startup of an Ubuntu server. I changed the file /etc/rc.local to have this : echo 'test' >> sudo /tmp/unicorn test -e /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key || ...
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set wallch interval with the command line

How do you set wallch interval between image transition with the command line? currently I am using the following startup command: bash -c 'sleep 2 && /usr/bin/wallch --none --start' ...
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Cannot add/edit/remove Startup Applications; Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity

New to Ubuntu/Linux. In Startup Applications, changes are not saved; as soon as I close Startup Applications, settings revert to default. I've searched for answers (and tons of other questions on this ...
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Multiple monitors freeze and have artifacts when logging in

When I boot into Ubuntu on my computer 2/3 times the monitors will freeze and the system will become unresponsive. I have triple monitors. This is what is looks like when it freezes. All of the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't let me login

Yesterday I was updating some applications. I come back later and I see a red stop sign on top of my screen that stated there was an error. It said that some of my packages needed some dependencies. I ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 - hangs after login

I just upgraded to 14.04. The login screen appears, but after logging in, I always get the same "System Program error detected" -message. No matter whether I click "report" or "cancel", nothing ...
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Deluge daemon 'Starting up' after uninstall

Okay, let see if I can keep this short and simple. I switched from deluge-daemon to transmission-daemon a few months ago on my Ubuntu 14.04 server VM. I was doing something totally unrelated when I ...
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Can I remove upstart-* from startup

When I startup my computer I have 80+ processes running - just under my name. Of these, I have 4 that match the regex upstart-*: upstart-dbus-bridge upstart-dbus-bridge upstart-file-bridge ...
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Problem with LightDm on Ubuntu 14.04 server

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 server and installed lightDM (apt-get install lightdm) , started lightdm (start lightdm) a login screen appears with an error "Failed to start session" as ...
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How to create a directory in /var/run on startup?

I need to create a non-root owned directory in /var/run that a startup script in /etc/init.d will use. What is the proper way achieve this? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Startup Disk Creator not letting me create a startup disk?

I'm trying to make a home server, and apparently, the type of server OS I'm wanting to run it on only work's with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I downloaded the .iso and I have my WD Pen Drive (500GB) plugged in, ...
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ubuntu is freezing

after installing any version of Ubuntu is freezing when first startup and when try live CD with nomodeset Ubuntu isn't freezing but after installing back to the problem ( freezing screen ) Model : ...
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Ubuntu won't start when hdmi is plugged in

I have an issue with my 46" samsung touch screen. My computer is configured to start up and launch an app in full screen, everything is working well on my old screen but with the new one, ubuntu won't ...
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Cannot run script at start-up because of dependecy

I want to make some scripts running at start-up, but one of them.. I read a lot of posts and tried lots of ways but still cannot make it. Let me explain what I want. I have a ubuntu 12.04. I need to ...
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No “startup applications” menu in Ubuntu 14.10?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 (Unity) and I cannot find any way to manage the startup applications. I have done the usual first to unhide hidden applications (sudo sed -i ...
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Can't run a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10, shows kernel panic

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.10 (or 14.04) 64-bit on an older Acer laptop (but not a totally weak one, I could run Ubuntu 14.04 on it before). It could install or boot from an USB drive (created via ...
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command not running in rc.local but works in terminal

My entire rc.local file #!/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 ...
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How to recover Ubuntu from bad Gnome remove?

Recently installed gnome-shell over Ubuntu, but it wasn't really as I rembered it so tried to go back. Followed a set of recommended steps here on AskUbuntu, mainly from this and followed the last ...