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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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start Couchpotato when Ubuntu boots

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a somewhat older laptop. I managed to install Plex, sonarr and couchpotato on it and was able to make the first 2 start up automatically when ubuntu boots. ...
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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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Mouse not showing after startup

I just bought a new computer and installed Ubuntu 14.04 Everything works fine, for just one thing: When I login I don't have a mouse pointer. When I unplug the usb-mouse and connect it again the ...
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no bootloader. only grub screen appeara

Windows 7 and Ubuntu were installed on my laptop . it was working zsmoothly until now. The bootloader dosen't show up and grub shows up instead
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Many windows automatically opened on Ubuntu 14.04

When i run Ubuntu after sometimes so many windows open automatically.I have to shut down my pc to stop this.What is the solution? I have 32 bit core 2 duo processos windows7 and x86 arc,I have ...
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No longer loading Ubuntu

I managed to finally install Ubuntu on my son's computer, but now it won't boot again. I had to change the Hard Drive since the original one was basically shot and would not format or create the ...
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Will it take 4s to mount / during boot?

I think my system is taking a lot of time to boot, especially between when I press enter to boot Ubuntu from GRUB and the Splash Screen. The splash screen takes less than 2 seconds to end, but it ...
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Adding a file to startup list using terminal

I have created a short bash script that I want to run on startup. Adding it to the startup list through the GUI is simple enough, but I need to do it through the command-line, as I plan to access the ...
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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 to run a script between login(entering password) and being logged on(showing desktop)?

Is there a way to execute a script when a specific user logs in; after they enter their password but before they are actually presented with the desktop? The script in question may lock the computer ...
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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 on boot 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 ...
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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: ...
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How can remove software from ubuntu startup? [duplicate]

When I start Ubuntu some ex. Team viewersoftware automatically start with ubuntu start. I don't want to start any software during starup except ubutu community software. Can ubutu have any startup ...
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Start VirtualBox VM before login (at reboot)

I want my VM to start at reboot and before login. I put this script in rc.local file to be executed before login and start my VirtualBox VM: sudo -H -u myuser /usr/bin/VBoxManage startvm "MyOS" If ...
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How do I launch Ubuntu after installation

I am done with the installation of Ubuntu. If I turn my chromebook on I see the white screen with the red exclamation point. Then it goes to black terminal screen and prompts me to log in. I do that ...
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brightness of the screen

Every time after I restart I have to enter this in the terminal to set the brightness: xrandr -q | grep " connected" xrandr --output LVDS --brightness 0.5 Could someone tell me if there is there ...
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Ubuntu Gnome freezing during startup

This morning I installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. I installed a few applications and restarted the computer a couple times without issue. I just ran updates though, and when I restarted the computer ...
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Unable to add program to startup list

I want to add the MEGA sync program to my Ubuntu 12.04 startup list. The download package for MEGA includes an executable which starts the program when opened. Either by finding it with the gui or ...
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Sudden problem when turning on the computer

I installed Ubuntu yesterday, everything was working perfect. I turned on the computer today and there was a problem with the /(whatever it means). The only thing I can see is the purple screen ...
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BQ aquaris 4.5 freezing on start up screen

today i factory reset my phone, worked fine.. then something went wrong again so i factory reset again( highly regret this now!) i was downloading the apps i needed, i was on whatsapp entering my ...
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CPU Locks up due to intel sound drivers during boot

My Vivid Vevet install was working just fine until I did an update. On the next startup the screen would just freeze on the loading screen before I could decrypt the hard drive. I can't get to ...
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Standard ubuntu 15.04 won't boot, but ubuntu (upstart) does

I understand that Ubuntu switched to systemd recently from upstart. Ubuntu started on the first boot, I installed cinnamon and made a change to grub.cfg in attempt to get my USB 3.0 Ports working, ...
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Sysvinit alternative of systemd-analyze and systemctl?

I am trying to tweak my system's start time. Usually I go about it by using systemd-analyze blame Which gives me a list of stuff and how long it takes them to start. For this machine I don't need ...