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Ubuntu flashes and hangs at Checking Battery Status

When I try starting up Ubuntu, it goes past the boot up screen and then the words 'Checking Battery Status' comes up with the words '[OK]' this only comes up for a little while and then the screen ...
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Stop a service from starting when it is disabled in the rc.d

I am running a minimal Ubuntu 13.04 on a BeagleBone. I try to disable udhcpd permanently, but I do not want to remove it. I want to be able to enable it when/if I need it. I have removed it from the ...
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A script which can be run from a flash drive and modify startup applications

So I have created a script I would like to run on computers at startup on the network I manage. Each is unique, so merging settings accross the network would be problematic. I could change each ...
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What is wrong with my startup command in rc.local?

I just want to start my custom webserver every time my server reboots automatically. How can I do that? xsp4 --applications=/:/home/me/website --name=website --quiet this command works just fine when ...
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How do I re-install Zeitgeist Datahub in the Startup Application Preferences

I stupidly removed Zeitgeist Datahub from Startup Application Preferences. How do I re-install it back there precisely as it was originally?? To put the question in another way: I did try to ...
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How do I set network speed and duplex during boot?

My problem is that I have ADSL box doing autonegotiation, defaulting to 100Mb. However, my network cable does not seem to operate at that rate. The speed is set to 100Mbps but DHCP fails. I need to be ...
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“Ubuntu running low graphic mode” then goes black with blue lines

my system worked fine yesterday, but when i came home today and tried to startup, my pc went to "running low graphic mode" and no matter what i choose from there (start this session only in low ...
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Start up and Shut down Logs

I would like to clean up my laptop, I am not that clued up here so please could I get some assistance with this please? You can email and I can send the logs to you and see what can be done please as ...
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Virtualbox nginx service won't start on startup, but can be activated through terminal

My normal OS is Windows 7 64-bit, but I'm running VirtualBox with the latests release of Ubuntu installed. I'm trying to use the VM as my web server as developing a Rails application on a Windows box ...
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Console when ubuntu starts up [duplicate]

When I start ubuntu up a purple screen pops up and then disapears again then a window comes up that says that I am running in low graphics mode. I click ok and then all I see is a black console. How ...
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How do I configure grub so it doesn't try to run if the drive its installed on is disconnected

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.0 something in my PC where I upgraded my previous version 12.10. Nothing is wrong with Ubuntu itself. It's grub, that's the problem. I keep my Ubuntu on a separate ...
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No Shutdown and Odd Shutdown! Please help!

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer m5-583p-6428 laptop and everything seems to be working well except for shutting down and starting up. To turn on the laptop I need to press the power button ...
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Ubuntu starting in terminal mode no GUI, even “startx” don't load GUI mode now?

Ubuntu 12.04 32bit Ubuntu stopped loading in gui mode just gives me a terminal mode. It use to work fine as normal but for some time it stopped loading in gui mode but will just load in like a ...
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How can I fix this vncserver startup script?

I've been working on getting multiple remote desktops up-and-running on my new installation of Ubuntu 12.04.3 by following this guide: ...
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cairo-dock starts up at the bottom-right

When i turn on my computer (ubuntu 13.10) the cairo-dock starts up automatically but it starts up at the bottom-right as you can see in the photo. I solve the problem closing cairo-dock and starting ...
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Removing Sys-V-Init script in favour of rc.local. Will application still shutdown correctly?

I've had to remove the /etc/init.d/crashplan script by doing update-rc.d -f crashplan remove in favour of starting the daemon using /etc/rc.local (the reason for this is that I have an encrypted home ...
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Why are none of my startup commands being executed?

I have been trying to get my laptop's screen brightness to default to a low setting, and for my keyboard light to be off when I start my computer. I have these two commands that work when I execute ...
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Disable Start-Up Applications

I followed this tutorial on youtube to disable start-up applications in Ubuntu Sever 13.10. What happened is all unchecked apps are being checked again when I close then open the box! What should I ...
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Start MySQL on Startup

I installed MySQL, and changed the configuration so the databases are stored on a separate hard drive. In the process MySQL has stopped starting up automatically. When I start the computer, I need to ...
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Can I make this keyboard light command that requires sudo run at startup?

My laptop has a light under the keyboard. I doubt the keyboard light consumes a lot of power, but when it comes to laptops and batteries, every little bit helps. So I prefer it to default to being ...
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How do I write an LSB header?

I used these instructions to try to make a script run at startup. I got the error "missing LSB information. See http://wiki.debian.org/LSBInitScripts" So I did. I sort of get what's going on, but ...
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Startup applications got messed up - Dropbox and Redshift not loading automatically

I have had problems with Dropbox launching at start up, so I've asked this question. The problem is that now, after implementing what the user has posted, Dropbox isn't loading and it also messed up ...
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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 ...