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'ssh -R' won't run in /etc/rc.local

I wrote the following command in /etc/rc.local: ssh -R 32400:192.168.0.100:32400 root@marcin.com -N but it won't start. Any idea why?
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What are the important startup applications? [duplicate]

I am on 15.04 and I use internet for browsing, downloading apps form terminal and software and updating once in a while (manual update). I dont use ubuntu that much; just for playing audio cds, mp3 ...
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“system/prefs/networks” randomly switching to airplane OFF, wired OFF

At startup, my ubuntu 14.04, "system/prefs/networks" randomly switch to : airplane OFF wired OFF How can I fix this ?
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How to permanently set my second screen's resolution? [duplicate]

For the past few days, I've been trying to match my second screen's resolution to my match my main screen. Using the following code i got from this website, I was to get it done: xrandr --newmode "...
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How to get faster start up on My Ubuntu

I've install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio SVE11114A NETBOOK. IT IS RUNNING WITH AMD E2 CPU and 2GB DDR3 Ram. But from beginng of my usage in UBUNTU it is so slowly start up till now.(About 1 to 3 ...
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Sporadic messages output to console after logging in

Coming right from a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal/Netboot (plus some small utilities like acpid, wicd-curses, etc.), after logging in, I occasionally get floating messages (the kind typically ...
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service xxx start runs in background only

I have a service that I run with a program that we developed. I want this program to start on startup and I want it to run in the foreground. Now I got it to a place where I can run it using " ...
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File not running on startup

I have a file that starts another script in a folder. When I run this file using command sh /etc/init.d/scriptname it runs the other script fine. The file has the 001 permission that I assumed it ...
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How to run Telegram from Terminal

So I have telegram messenger on my Ubuntu and I'm trying to launch it from terminal and later on set it up as startup program - problem is I cannot find command to run it. telegram/Telegram don't work....
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“mount -a” not called at startup?

I've got a problem mounting an external hard drive at startup. The short question Should mount -a launch during startup process ? and how can I check it does ? The whole story related to this ...
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Teamviewer under Ubuntu Mate 15.04

I have a rather interesting case with my Teamviewer installation under Ubuntu Mate 15.04. The setup is made so that teamviewer starts automatically with the OS (both manually from Startup ...
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Get mysql to start automatically on startup

I realize that there are many questions around here to answer that problem - but none seems to work for me so far. I attempted: sudo update-rc.d mysql defaults This resulted in a locale error, ...
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Unable to hide the Unity launcher and set its reveal sensitivity automatically on startup of an Ubuntu 14.04 machine

As per my project requirement, I need to hide the Unity launcher (if present) automatically on startup of an Ubuntu 14.04 machine. If I run the command: dconf write /org/compiz/profiles/unity/...
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How to give the “Session and Startup” feature a working directory for a python script

I turned a GUI that I wrote in python into an executable via chmod +x mygui.py, added a shebang. Then I added this script to the "Session and Startup" list of programs (Settings -> Session and Startup)...
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How to set gxmessage to run at login, and make exit codes trigger events

I wanted to set a 'computer terms of use' message to pop up at login. If the user clicked 'Agree' they could continue to use the machine; if they clicked 'Cancel' it would reboot the machine. Here's ...
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Adding Skype to start-up programs

I use the command below to automatically open and sign in Skype from a terminal: $echo myusername mypassword | skype --pipelogin But when I put the exact command in Startup Apllications...nothing ...
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How can I run a program on startup, minimized?

I just want Telegram to be run and I have added it to startup apps. The point is that I need it to be minimized. Any commands?
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“CRITICAL: We failed, but the fail whale is dead. Sorry…”

When I started up my machine today I got some quite bizarre messages in my syslog: ... Aug 17 18:58:15 Floral-Towel systemd[1349]: Startup finished in 266ms. Aug 17 18:58:15 Floral-Towel systemd[1349]...
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How do I get rc.local to run at startup?

I've looked at various methods, and none have worked for me. I'm trying to run sudo xmodmap -e 'add mod3 = Scroll_Lock' on startup, to get the keyboard light to be bound to scroll lock. I can use ...
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How can I access a complete list of GNOME startup applications? [duplicate]

I am trying to find a list of all startup applications known to the GNOME environment.gnome-session-properties gives me a list of all "user" programs, that is, programs I put there myself: a few GNOME ...
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What is the recommended way to run a program on startup?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a server that runs a bunch of homemade web applications. I want each application to launch soon after the system launches—specifically, as soon as Postgresql is running—...
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How to make Thunderbird Mail runs at startup? [duplicate]

Is that possible that I can make Thunderbird Mail app runs at the startup or as soon as I log into my Ubuntu? This is my first time using Ubuntu, I create a Dual Boot Ubuntu and I learn about Linux ...
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Can not run a command at startup in ubuntu14.04 LTS

I am trying to run command with start up of computer, for that I add the command in cd /etc && sudo gedit rc.local But still when I restart the computer it's not running automatically. I have ...
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Dropbox startup command in Startup applications list not starts

I have line in Startup applications that allows to start Dropbox: ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd start -i -p5 This command works fine in termianl window, but Dropbox don't start during system startup. ...
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can't startup after installation, only windows works

I just install Ubuntu 14.04 but can not start up. Only Windows show up. see the outputs of running boot-repair http://paste.ubuntu.com/12018765 http://paste.ubuntu.com/12018827 I think it is of ...
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Ubuntu stops loading

everyone. I have recently tried to install Ubuntu Desktop on my laptop. But it wasn't successful, as I had the same problem on every startup. The Ubuntu version I tried to install is 14.04.2 LTS, ...
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how to prevent changes in the grub menu [duplicate]

When you start the machine and press shift to bring up grub menu, and you press e to make changes in the menu that starts off with setparams 'Ubuntu, with Linux 3.16.0-30genric', how do you prevent ...
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How to enable/disable startup services in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

There seems to be no definitive solution for this, either in Ubuntu's official documentation or other sources of information. In some places systemctl is suggested but I think Ubuntu does not support ...
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Every other boot drive decryption doesn't work

This isn't a 50% chance of happening thing, here's a common sequence of events: Boot into grub, where I select Ubuntu Blank purple screen, type in decryption password and hope it works It does, can ...
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How to save between Lubuntu sessions?

I'm pretty new in the Ubuntu world, as I just installed Lubuntu on my old Windows XP computer. But I have a problem now. I installed Chrome for example, and when I reboot my computer, basically there ...
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How can I make my ubuntu WiFi on startup default off?

Please show how to keep WiFi off on boot up. Wicd automatically starts on boot up. Thanks. Wicd Network Manager 3.19.0-25-generic GNU/Linux Distributor ID: Ubuntu Release: 15.04 Codename: vivid
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Boot error probably about Hard Drive

I'm not sure if this is the right place to put this post but I need solid help on this since I've been having this problem with this hard drive frequently. Please refer to these screenshots for a ...
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Bash script not running at startup from rc.local

I have written a simple bash script: #!/bin/bash echo "hi" > log exit 0 made it executable and its successfully running. I edited my rc.local to the following: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # ...
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Unwanted startup page on Firefox keeps on coming back

I recently watched this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5La0XhLIaY And now every time I open my browser, it is one of my startup pages (although not replacing any of the existing), I have ...
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Run a .sh on startup

I am creating a restore backup. When it start up I want it to run a .sh file that run a application and then reboots with out asking for a passcode. I have already built the .sh file but I have try ...
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How to run Gnome Startup Applications in i3?

i3 does not launch Ubuntu's startup applications by default. It will only execute what is added to its configuration. Which command or script do I have to execute do start all the startup applications ...
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Teamviewer no connection on Lubuntu

I want to be able to connect to the remote system via teamviewer even if it was restarted. I can connect to the system if i run teamviewer manually, but can't do the same if system was restarted. ...
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Stuck in a dark screen saying “ACPI PCC probe failed Starting version 219 Welcome to Emergency mode!”

Recently I installed the Ubuntu KDE (latest Kubuntu 15.04) and put it in a partition of 60 GB. I have windows 8.1 on another partition. In total I have 4 partitions and an MBR partition table. ...
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Computer does not start correctly

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Inspiron. When the computer first starts, most of the time it just hangs on a purple screen. I have to hold the power button to get it to turn off. When it starts ...
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Running Bash script at login

This question has been asked numerous times but for some reason, none of the solutions proposed worked for me. I just want to run a simple script after the user has logged in. Here are my attempts: ...
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Ubuntu getting suspended 5 seconds after showing log on screen

Ubuntu getting suspended 5 seconds after showing log on screen. After I wake it, there is no problem. In log I noticed a mem sleep initiation. also the problem was there when I chose try Ubuntu at the ...
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Order in startup application preferences

I have two tasks in startup application preferences: 1. Start Dropbox 2. Mount partition for dropbox folder I need first of all do job #2 (mount partition) and only then Start Dropbox. How to achieve ...
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How to run songs playlist at the startup

Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Can Anyone show me how to automatically play a playlist at the startup of the system, but I want it with 4 seconds sleep, so the system can load perfectly PS : I ...
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rc.local doesn't run on startup

I know this question has been asked a lot of times already, and I think I might have tried everything suggested on the internet, but I just can't get it running /etc/rc.local: #!/bin/sh -e while : ...
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Telegram at Startup?

I've installed the latest Telegram App (v 0.8.32) On my Ubuntu 14.04. I want Telegram to run minimized at startup in Tray and show me new messages but I can't because In the app settings there isn't ...
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rc.local is not restored after initscripts reinstall

I was having a hard time trying to make rc.local run on startup, which i still haven't achieved, and would appreciate any help with that. The main problem right now is that I decided to follow this ...
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Add script to System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications

I want to run a script that changes the mapping of my keyboard from the startup applications. The script is in my home folder and it has permissions 755. I've created a new entry in System -> ...
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Recommended distribution for my laptop (problems with Ubuntu on HP Probook 655 G1)

I'm very new to Linux and after I installed ubuntu, I was pretty satisfied and could handle it pretty well. But I had several problems with my HP Probook 655 G1. Sometimes when I boot up, it won't ...
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How can I force a command to execute before an application starts running

I want to perform certain actions via a bash script before opening any application eg. firefox/ deluge/ VLC via GUI or CLI. The script should be executed only for certain applications and not for all. ...
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I want to run a script to start the server automatically at system Ubuntu 14.04 Server

I've done anything like this I made a symlink in /etc/init.d: sudo ln -s /home/sts/erp-enterprise/bin/jleaf-apps /etc/init,d then I run the command: sudo update-rc.d jleaf-apps enable then appears: ...