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Unwanted Delay in execution of rc.local

I have an few commands in /etc/rc.local to set the clock on a Raspberry Pi (running Ubuntu 14.04) from an external rtc. I would like these to be executed during start up, before I log in to the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: xfce4-session-settings modifications do not affect system

I've added some modifications to the software that automatically start when I log in to Xubuntu. To be precise, I added the following commands: dbus-launch dropbox start (I had the notorious Dropbox ...
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pasted “init 0” in /etc/rc.local!

I tried if this works on my friends computer and you know what happened. Please help me fix the computer executing "init 0" as root on startup.. Help me fix this and retrieve my OS back... intact... ...
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16.04 LIbreoffice starts on startup

I upgraded from 14.04 yesterday, all going well generally but one weird thing; when I log on, Libreoffice Write starts automatically. It's not in my startup applications, and never has been, so what ...
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Ubuntu is not booting properly

My installation boots, but improperly. It has crashed several times. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and, after the first crash, I started having problems. If I boot normally, it displays the loading ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes at Logo on startup

I have a Dell Inspiron with NVIDIA Geforce GTX. I have just install a brand new Ubuntu 16.04 but the system freezes at the logo on startup. I tried to use the Boot repair but still didnt fix it. ...
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How do I check if a set of commands are executed on startup? [duplicate]

I'm in the process of creating a GUI-frontend to xrandr, and I need some commands to be executed on startup. I'm using a .desktop file placed in ~/.config/autostart. I can't tell if this will work, ...
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Location of start-up configuration files - Firefox launching at startup, Ubuntu MATE 16.04

My problem is simple. Firefox is launching by itself at startup. I can't disable this and if I try to purge it then it tries to also uninstall MATE desktop WTF ??!! The question is which are the ...
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Transmission will start running as soon as I log in

So that's pretty much it. Transmission will start running as soon as I boot my pc and log in and I would very much appreciate if it would just stop doing that. No particularly problematic, but quite ...
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Want to run a .py program as in terminal at start up

I want to run a .py program as my computer starts up . I went to startup application and selected that .py program to run. But that did not work , terminal did not open. What to do?
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What start up scripts are executed when a terminal is opened in Ubuntu?

When I open a terminal, it says cannot execute the binary file and the output is something like this, bash: /home/sandeep/bin/uname: cannot execute binary file bash: [: =: unary operator expected ...
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14.04 hangs, suspicious broken dependency with libefl

Ubuntu's got a broken package dependency and I tried to fix it, but now it won't reboot. I have to admit I haven't been paying as much attention to my Ubuntu server as I should recently even though ...
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Photoshop,and Firealpaca not opening and have tryed mostly everything

photoshop shows this error (Unable to continue because of a hardware or system error. Sorry, but this error is unrecoverable.) and FireAlpaca wont even start up. I have tryed the whole ...
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Wifi troubles after reboot

I am new to Ubuntu and I had some troubles getting my wifi to work after I installed Ubuntu. I could get my wifi to work, but after rebooting, it would not detect any networks anymore. It was ...
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Starting openvpn client automatically at boot

I'm trying to get OpenVPN to start automatically at boot. Today I have to manually type in sudo openvpn --client --config $HOME/openvpn/anonine.ovpn --ca $HOME/openvpn/anonine.ca.crt followed by ...
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How can I set up Ubuntu Server 16.04 to load a GUI on demand?

I would like my server to boot to command line by default but load a GUI when I need one. I have a virtual machine set up just for testing and I got the standard UNITY GUI installed on it no problem. ...
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How do I stop Ubuntu from resetting everytime I reboot or load?

I recently created a USB drive to boot Ubuntu. I used the trial to get used to the OS. I then installed the full OS, and I love it. However when I shut down my computer, Ubuntu always resets to the ...
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Difference between rc.local.service and rc-local.service

On my Ubuntu 15.10 I have a symlink on /lib/systemd/system/rc.local.service -> rc-local.service I get different outputs using systemctl status rc.local.service ● rc.local.service - ...
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How can I make “rc.local” run on startup?

I have a script that I would like to run when my system starts. I have put it on "rc.local", but it doesn't work. How can I enable it to run on startup?
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failed to start etc/rc.local error after updating to Wily

After upgrading to Wily I get this error "failed to start etc/rc.local" It also says see "systemctl rc-local.service ubuntu": I am getting problems each time I want to modify /.zshrc it tells me ...
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Facing errors with running shell scripts at startup and poweroff

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to run 3 scripts at startup. They are named as follows: voe.sh startUp.sh and runDown.sh The script voe.sh is the main file which will in turn call the other 2 ...
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init.d script startup problems

I Have this init.d script which I am trying to get to startup with ubuntu however it wont run at startup. It does work when i type "sudo /etc/init.d/couchpotato start" though. Any ideas on how to get ...
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Choosing OS from startup - too many options [closed]

I recently installed Linux Mint alongside my Windows 10, and after using boot-repair in Linux, now I can choose between my 2 operating systems. However, there are multiple choices on the start-up menu ...
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How to make Guake start at login?

I had to reinstall Ubuntu and always used Guake Terminal and it was always starting when the desktop appeared and I only pressed F12 and it did everything I had to. But now it doesn't start ...
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How do I run Tomboy in the notification area at startup?

I tried adding tomboy in System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications, but this causes the "Search All Notes" window to appear every time I log in. I just want it to run in the notification area so ...
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Kubuntu restarting application at boot

I shutdown Kubuntu once with an app running know it starts @ every boot even if closed before shutdown. App not in System Settings -> Startup. How can I keep this from happening,
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How do I pass arguments to a script added to the startup applications?

I want to start a script on startup, ideally at the end of boot process. To do this, I added it to the list of Startup Applications using the GUI. This is working fine. However, I also want to pass ...
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How to change the order of execution of services at startup?

I have some services in my init.d folder for e.g. hdfs, zookeeper, elasticsearch, hbase and so on. Now, I have added all those services to startup by doing the update-rc.d 'service' defaults command. ...
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Automatically mouting partitions at startup

Other than my OS partition, I have two other partitions on my drive. At startup, one of them is automatically loaded while the other one is not. How to change the settings so that none of them is ...
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How do I save my new resolution setting with xrandr?

I found somewhere in a forum the solve to a problem where the only resolutions available were 800x600 and 1024x768. I managed to get 1440x900, which works very well. Every time I reboot, it ...
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How to change the order of startup applications?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick. I have a long list of startup applications as you can see here: I have added an entry for Google Chrome, and I would like Google Chrome to start like first of all ...
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How to start User Accounts on startup?

I have to run the application User Accounts on Startup (log in), but I do not manage to add it to Startup Applications. How can I do that?
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Power on-off-on needed to boot laptop

Toshiba Satellite C660 01C01H 32-bit laptop (specifications at http://bit.ly/1PPMN30) Ubuntu 14.04.4 Trusty Tahr LTS When I switch on the laptop the Toshiba boot screen fails to appear OR the screen ...
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Unable to format USB drive with Disks (udisks-error-quark, 0)

Upon trying to make a startup disk (USB) for Ubuntu 12.04, the system prevented boot loader installation. I'm getting message: Error synchronizing after initial wipe: Timed out waiting for object ...
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Having Ubuntu 14.04.4 alongside Windows 10 - Ubuntu needs 10 to 15 minutes to startup

Having done all the steps to get Ubuntu in USB. Starting from USB, I have Ubuntu running properly BUT I cannot open Windows files because "Windows is hibernated, refused to mount. Failed to mount ...
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Why won't this script run on startup?

This script works perfectly when I launch it manually. How can I get it to run on startup? The function of the script is to get Docky to auto relaunch in the case of a crash. I created the script ...
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How can I stop mongodb from starting on system boot

I installed mongodb for learning purpose, the problem I am facing is that it starts on system boot and consume resources even if not being used. I want it to be removed from system boot, how can I do ...
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Enable Bluetooth at startup on 14.04

First of all sorry if there is a duplicate, I haven been able to find it. I have found a huge lot of questions in the other sense: Disabling BT, but that's not what I want. I would like to know how ...
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how can i make a program startup with ubuntu server

I was wondering if there was anyway to make glances startup when I restart my server, I'm fairly new to all this but I love the information givin using glances and even though ill mainly be using ssh ...
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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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Start synergy on boot?

I use synergy. I would like to synergy to start as soon as I turn on my computer. How do I do that? To start synergy, the command is: synergys --config ~/.synergy.conf
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Missing Operating System Error When Rebooting from USB Drive

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to install an older version like 14.04.4. I tried Startup Disk Creator and Unetbootin after formatting the disk with FAT 32 and NTFS, and also I tried these with two ...
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How to stop Ubuntu from launching the Atom editor at startup?

I don't see Atom in the application "Startup applications", also not when I do in bash: cd /etc/xdg/autostart/ sudo sed --in-place 's/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g' *.desktop But yet Atom always ...
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startx fails to start

I ran the Software Manager and now startx doesn't start anymore. After I start my laptop and log in, the screen stays stuck on the login page (I tried with both gdm and lightdm). Switching to console ...
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Change Plymouth animation with script at boot time

I have Plymouth. I have a .gif file. I want to make that .gif to be my Plymouth animation at boot time with a script. Is that possible? If so, then what is the script I need to use? If not, then is ...
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Bootup service is not starting all process Ubuntu

I need help with a custom service in ubuntu I want to run on bootup. But I get problem with the service, since it is not starting all processes. When I start the service manually it runs without ...
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Can't start/install Ubuntu - RADEON error UVD not responding

first of all I'm new to Ubuntu so my apologies in advance for any stupidity. PROBLEM: I can't start/install Ubuntu 15.10 because of the RADEON error UVD not responding.. it gets stuck at the loading ...
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Why doesn't rc.local run all my commands, and what can I do about it?

I have the following rc.local script: #!/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 # ...
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booting hangs with “a start job is running for dev-disk”

I have Ubuntu 15.10 x86_64 (along with Windows 8 dualboot) I messed with some settings in NTFS Configuration Tool and when I next boot my PC the grub screen works fine . But when I boot into Ubuntu ...
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No Dropbox icon in the indicator panel?

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my machine and everything has been working fine, except I don't see the Dropbox indicator. I have installed and re-installed Dropbox multiple times and can confirm ...