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Not able to boot Ubuntu from USB

I installed Windows after installing Ubuntu, so I had to fix GRUB. To do that, I used a tool called "GRUB4DOS". After trying out a few switches, I let it be, since I did not understand how it works. ...
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At startup HDD not recognised [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my SSD (alongside Windows 7). I've also got a HDD installed with all my documents etc. Whenever I want to access the HDD after startup (in Ubuntu) it is not recognised: ...
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Error appearing when Ubuntu 14.04 starts

libkmod: error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf line 1: onoring bad line starting with 'sudo' Today after I made a software update I had to restart the ...
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KDE start Thunderbird on specific Dekstop at startup

I want to start Thunderbird on a specific Desktop at startup of KDE. I found the autostart settings but I did not find any option to start the program on a different Desktop. How can I do this? Is ...
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How ubuntu works on booting

I am trying to understand how ubuntu (14.04 server) works at startup. What manages the services on startup? Initctl, init.d, upstart? I'm a little bit confused about what does what.
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How to run Remote Desktop at startup before logging in?

I've tried Google Remote Desktop first, and added this line to Startup Applications Preference /etc/init.d/chrome-remote-desktop start , but unfortunately this won't be executed before logging in ...
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How to determine startup run level for Ubuntu?

We are planning to migrate from an older version of Ubuntu to (10.x) to the latest release of Amazon Linux. I'm trying to identify how to replicate the K and S scripts in the rc0.d, rc1.d etc ...
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How to start a program in startup that I start in terminal

I'm a beginner user and need help to have a program start on startup. The computer is solely being used for this, so I don't care about doing anything else on the computer. To run it normally, I go to ...
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Automatic NTFS Partition Mount on Startup

I have been looking through other answers on this site but I can't seem to get automatic mount of a partition quite right. I want the partition to automount on startup, and the partition is NTFS ...
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Are settings in System > Preferences > Startup Applications the same as settings in some system or personal configuration file?

We can set up what programs to start automatically when starting up the OS, by adding settings in System > Preferences > Startup Applications Is this method the same as adding settings in some system ...
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How to restore deleted startup applications

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 I have accidentally remove some of my startup applications from the "Startup Applications Preferences" GUI, and I don't know what they were, is there a log somewhere which ...
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How to remove ANY files related to a certain application that is not a package?

I downloaded Telegram (https://telegram.org/) and put the unzipped directory with the two executable files in /usr/bin. Later I removed it there and put it into /opt. I also created a .desktop-file in ...
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Login problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a little problem with Ubuntu: when i type the password to log in nothing happens, the only thing that happens is something similiar to a refresh (I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). When i type in a ...
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Initramfs suddenly speaks IPv6 but no SSH login

I have been running a configuration with an encrypted root partition and network unlock via Dropbear in initramfs for some time on my Utopic Xubuntu Mediacenter. Since I am actively using IPv6 to ...
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Run command after system start automatically

I am using ubuntu 10.04 and I want to run "gnome-panel &" command after my system starts.Because my desktop top panel is missing when i restart my system.and when i m running gnome-panel & ...
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New install problem

I'm new to Ubuntu and just did what I thought was a successful installation. After restarting the computer at the end, I get the message "1962: no operating system found". Can someone help? The ...
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procps not running at boot

I have some sysctl settings in a /etc/sysctl.d/60-*.conf file. These settings don't take effect when booting the server. I have to run "service procps start" manually. All my Ubuntu 12.04 servers ...
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How to boot CD on Ubuntu for installation?

I currently have ubuntu installed on my machine, but I want to try out Linux Mint. The CD is ready, but I need to boot it and install it. How do I do this? Pressing ESC on boot-up does not work. Any ...
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Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors

Could not apply the stored configuration for monitor: Error on line 1 char 1: Document must begin with an element (e.g.). http://i62.tinypic.com/jt5vkn.jpg I get this error on start-up. Whats ...
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Multiple Ubuntu Desktop Clone Windows at Startup

Why is it when I log into my virtual machine from my virtual box , I have TWO Ubuntu virtual machine windows rather than the usual ONE window? How can I revert to one window?
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How to show notification at startup using notify-send?

I added the command notify-send "Hello User" in /etc/init.d/rc.local but it did not show any notification. Using Kubuntu 14.04.2 64bit
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Why is Ubuntu booting very slowly?

I haven't used Ubuntu in some time, but as I booted it up again several minutes ago it took nearly 2 minutes to reach the login screen. I installed bootchart after that and did another reboot, and ...
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Ubuntu Gnome fails at startup

I just install Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 on my laptop. It started just fine, and I installed updates by: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade $ sudo reboot It's now stuck at Startup with following ...
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Problem with initramfs, when startup

I have this problem since last two days. I don't know what's wrong. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire A0725. When my system starts, it shows a message like this: Gave up waiting for root ...
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How to autostart ngrok with Subsonic

I have Subsonic and ngrok installed and I want both of them to autostart. Subsonic does that by default while ngrok doesn't. But after I add ngrok to Startup Applications, Subsonic stops starting at ...
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ubuntu 14.04 take a lot of time to start

Ubuntu 14.04 takes a lot of time to boot. This is dmesg log: http://paste.ubuntu.com/10368370/ What's the problem with that?
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Freezing on start up after fresh install

I downloaded ubuntu and used the Universal USB creator/installer from pendrivelinux.com. I have a dedicated hard drive for this install so it seems installation can not get anymore simpler. After ...
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How can I make coinprice-indicator open from startup?

I have coinprice-indicator, it is an indicator applet that shows the price of the BTC using API's from Kraken, BitStamp or BTC-E. It refresh form 3 to every 60 seconds. I start this applet from the ...
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Mounting error at /. I have two partitions

I have a MacBook Pro 2011. Recently I paritioned my internal disk into 2. 1 for Yosemite and the other for Ubuntu. However, whenever I try to boot my laptop, all is well until it says that there was ...
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Black Screen after password Unity not working [duplicate]

Hello this is my first question on here, but after looking around I cant seem to find a fix for my problem. So here it is, Everytime I start up my PC I get the usual "enter Passcode" Which I do. But ...
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Problems with /etc/rc.local startup command

My current setup consists of Ubuntu VPS 14.04 x64 Bit. I've got two users; 'root' and 'mcmyadmin'. I'm trying to automatically run the McMyAdmin software every time my VPS reboots. This is the ...
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Why I cant see password prompt when .profile executes?

I want to use keychain for SSH cron jobs. I've found this good answer. I've add command keychain --nogui id_rsa in .profile And when I reboot and login I have to enter password. But I don't see any ...
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How to add custom applications/scripts in startup applications in 14.10?

I'm trying to run a script automatically on bootup but am unable to do so because my Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 doesn't have a Startup Applications manager I can't add any custom scripts through running ...
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help me to help myself [closed]

Why do i have to "ask for help" every time, too may time, when i need to do something on ubuntu.I am sick of asking for it and wasting time for it. Are there must be rules aren't they? Don't you ...
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Set volume to 100% on start up - Ubuntu 12.04

I am running chrome in kiosk mode on Ubuntu 12.04 with headphones in. When i reboot the volume is setting itself to 50% is there a script i could run maybe in startup applications that sets to ...
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No sound when Ubuntu start up

I already set up sound output to HDMI, but when Ubuntu starts up no "drum beats" (startup sound)... It have sound output normally elsewhere, but no startup sound... I tried connect headphones to the ...
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PC boots to console instead of desktop?

While I was using my PC, I had a Vulpix Wallpaper and I was trying to get the GTK window border colors working in LXDE using Compiz, so I opened Compiz Config Settings Manager and unchecked Wobbly ...
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mysql does not start automatically

I'd like mysql to start on boot but it does not, because I had removed rc.something (don't remember what was it) previously when I wanted it to not start automatically. Now in order to run it I need ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Startup & Shutdown Issues w/ HP Pavilion x360

I have an HP Pavilion x360 n010dx running Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn with the Linux kernel "linux-signed-image-3.16.0-23-generic", and I am having issues with Ubuntu starting up as well as with ...
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How can I have a startup service wait till remote drive to become available?

I have a startup service that uses data mounted on a nfs share. If I boot the 2 machines up at the same time, the nfs share is not available at the moment the service starts, and gets messed up. I ...
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How to find out what is causing a script to run on boot?

I have a script running on boot which should not run until networking has setup. I am trying to find the source but reaching dead end. Is it possible to trace how a script has started in linux.
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Why doesn't my rc.local run on startup?

This is a duplicate problem, but I don't believe that it's a duplicate question as none of the given answers for people suffering the same problem work for me. rc.local does not run on startup. It is ...
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What does `printf` do in rc.local?

I've encountered an /etc/rc.local script that gets some data and uses printf on it. My question is: where does that data that is printed go when rc.local is executed on startup? Is there a log file ...
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kstart detailed description

I'm having trouble getting kstart to work properly, so I'm looking for a much more detailed description of its behavior than what I can get from its manpage. Although the manpage describes all the ...
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Which package for console toggle bug?

I want to file a bug report on Launchpad about a problem with me not being able to switch to console view from the GUI loading screen on start up. When I try to toggle, the console view has been ...
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Installer mounted as /cdrom

I realize that this has been asked before but none of the solutions have worked for me. I have an external hard drive that I am using to install Ubuntu alongside windows. When it gets to a certain ...
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Run modprobe on startup

I need to run "sudo modprobe wacom" at startup to prevent an unrecoverable kernel panic (a blackscreen drop to terminal with repeating 1second audio looping and zero responsiveness) from occurring ...
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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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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 ...