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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 ...
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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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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 do I get Ubuntu to stop hanging on the startup loading screen?

When I turn on my laptop and load Ubuntu it hangs on the loading screen and I have no idea what caused it. This prevents me from effectively running Ubuntu making me laptop only functional on Windows. ...
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Keyboard layout incorrect on login

My keyboard layout is supposed to be the Swiss-French keyboard (QWERTZ, pretty similar to the English QWERTY). Here is what is really happening: When the login screen appears, the keyboard layout is ...
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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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How to start /usr/bin/bitcoind on boot?

I'm trying to get /usr/bin/bitcoind to start on boot but without success. I have this script on /etc/init/bitcoind.conf description "bitcoind" start on filesystem stop on runlevel [!2345] oom never ...
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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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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 unity launcher automatically on startup Ubuntu 14.04 machine and set reveal sensitivity to low of launcher form shell script

As per my project requirement, I need to hide unity launcher(if present) automatically on startup Ubuntu 14.04 machine. If I run the script dconf write ...
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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 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 ...
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Deluge start-up script works but won't start daemon on startup

I've gone through the instructions here to configure Deluge, and I've also gone through these instructions to set up the necessary scripts. The username I chose for DELUGED_USER was the user name I ...
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How to make “xinput --set-prop 11 ”Synaptics Finger“ 10 15 100” permanent?

Title says it all, every time I shut down I have to rerun xinput --set-prop 11 "Synaptics Finger" 10 15 100 again is there any way to fix this?
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How to set gxmessage to run at login, and make exit codes trigger events

I'd like to set a 'computer terms of use' message to pop up at login. If the user clicks 'Agree' they can continue to use the machine; if they click 'Cancel' it reboots the machine. Here's what I have ...
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No verbose output on startup after upgrade to 15.04

When I was running Ubuntu 14.10 I was able to view the verbose output during startup and shutdown (which was very useful for me). But now that I have upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 I get the verbose output ...
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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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How can I start in safe mode?

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer AX1430G desktop. Everything went fine until I installed the additional ATI driver. When I reboot the computer, my monitor gives a "signal out of range" ...
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I set xgamma at startup, but it resets

I have a startup command to set my gamma in xgamma; whenever I log in, it flickers briefly to what I have it set to, then goes back to 1. Why? Is there a better way to adjust gamma defaults?
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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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“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 ...
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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 ...
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'starting version 219' bug after the 15.04 update

After update my system to 15.04, I have an error message at the boot: 'starting build 219'. The bug is known, its recommend to go to console mode and enter this command: sudo systemctl enable ...
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Ubuntu very slow startup

My new laptop is taking very long (a few minutes) until it reaches the log-in screen. Here is the output of dmesg: http://pastebin.com/MuW79kVd I think the important part is the following gap in ...
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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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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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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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How to Include/Edit an Item in Start-up for Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to Include and Edit a file in Start-Up. How to Run a Script in Start-up? We can Place a Script/File in Windows easily by placing it in Start-up Folder. Is there anything like that? Where does ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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startup disk creator error “unable to mount blank DVD-R Disc location is already mounted”

My os is ubuntu 12.10 32 bit desktop. (Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E6500 @ 2.93GHz × 2) . When trying to burn the lubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso file on a blank DVD-R Disc, using the startup disk ...
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Abiword starts automatically each restart

Abiword starts automatically each restart, on any user. Already checked out Startup Applications. Remember session is turned off. (Unwanted application starts automatically when I login) Additional ...
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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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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 ...