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“FAILED” message on startup, but services running?

When booting, I receive the following 2 messages: [FAILED] Failed to start LSB: Start NTP daemon. See 'systemctl status ntp.service' for details. [FAILED] Failed to start Cryptography Setup for ...
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Change Ubuntu 15.04 boot (plymouth) screen background [on hold]

I want to add this image as my boot (startup / plymouth ) screen background: How can I do that? I know little bit about the plymouth theme files, but not much.
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Ubuntu 16 doesn't boot graphically and startx doesn't work

Ubuntu used to work almost fine the last two weeks, I restarted it to play a game under windows, I restarted it again to boot Ubuntu again and now if I boot normally, it gets stuck in the boot ...
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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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Where is reserved extra space in Startup Disk Creator 16.04?

I've recently installed updated my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and one of the resources I most use is the Startup Disk Creator. And one of the problems that I'm having is, I can't install an .ISO at my USB ...
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Services in rc.d, not starting automatically at boot

I have a few services in rc.d that aren't starting at boot time. I've done the update-rc.d, redoing it tells me that start/stop links are already in place, and I can start services manually by using ...
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Switching to AHCI causes bricked (?) dell xps 9350

I was looking to dual boot Windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a dell xps 9350. gparted/ubuntu was unable to detect the drive to commence an install (live usb worked great), so it was suggested to load ...
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Systemd[1] : Freezing Execution --Error

Help me out here: I can't boot into my OS. I am currently using Ubuntu 16.04LTS and i turned on my laptop, they asked me to fix fsck manually, i fixed it using fsck -a /dev/sda1 and it fixed itself, ...
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How to exclude LAMP from startup in 16.04

Regarding the following command and result: $ systemd-analyze blame | grep -P '(mysql|php|apache)' 12.936s mysql.service 8.815s php7.0-fpm.service 6.515s apache2.service ...
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Where can I find messages related to Apache start up?

Apache didn't start up automatically like it usually does. I'd like to try to find out why. It looks like it never started up today, so nothing in /var/log/apache2/error.log since it never ran. As I ...
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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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How do I copy Command Line Text? System Monitor > Processes > Column “Command Line”

Startup Applications Preferences I'm adding additional startup programs, and I've found it most easy to just launch up the Process tab and type command (manually) from the Command Input Field. I just ...
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How do I fix screen with no icons at start-up?

I just downloaded Ubuntu from a CD and the installation went great. I started up the computer, selected Ubuntu, put in name and password, but then the screen I get every time is just the Ubuntu pink ...
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How To Run An Application On Startup Automatically?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" and I have Dynamic IP. So for learning purpose, I want to add a host on my dynamic IP to open my server easily from anywhere. For this purpose, I used www.noip.com ...
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How to automatically mount drives after boot?

In http://askubuntu.com/a/119818/5032 qbi says: add noauto to your fstab: ... So the filesystem will not automatically mounted at startup. Furthermore you write a script which ...
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thinkfan - startup command doesn't start [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad and I usually use thinkfan to control the fan on my laptop. But this program doesn't start at the startup automatically, so I created a startup program with this command: sudo ...
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Ubuntu won't startup!

I was Upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 form 14.04 and then I had no power and It stopped and then when I wanted to start my Ubuntu I get this on screen: And then I was waiting maybe it starts but it isn't ...
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System doesn't boot upon upgrade to 15.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04, and I haven't been able to use my computer. I am getting desperate. Is there a way to fix this or to revert to the old version. Find attached an ...
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Customize ubuntu (change logo and startup app)

I want to deploy my system on ubuntu 16.04 and I need to customize ubuntu: I need to change logo on my company's logo. I need to show my app after logo page(don't show desktop) I can change logo ...
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Why is the command in /etc/rc.local not executed during startup?

I have a single command in my /etc/rc.local script that is supposed to start the update daemon for Tiny Tiny RSS during startup, but the script is not executed during startup. Why? The entire ...
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Can't start a job with Cron on Ubuntu startup

I am trying to get a simple Python script running on startup with Cron on Ubuntu 16.04. What I did is opened cron with: sudo crontab -e and added the last line as shown in the screenshot: I even ...
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Make a Startup message

I just wanted to ask, if there is any way to create an error message that shows up after login and if I could combine it with a script to check the Internet connectivity.
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Disable start-up sound in 16.04

Went to System Settings -> Sound and nada. Ubuntu Tweak does't appear in the Software Center anymore. How can one disable these dang bongos in 16.04?
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Constant startup error issue - what is com.ubuntu.apport-support-gtk-root

What does the error mean and why does it keep showing up at start-up? I reported a bug but nothing changed.
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Start script to launch repeating child scripts?

I'm trying to get this looping script to run at boot. If I add '#! /bin/bash", I can start it automatically from profile startup but then I can't get the child windows to behave properly. - What am I ...
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How to run a program at startup Raspberry Pi

I have a problem with running a script with python at startup. Actually, I managed to start it at boot but the program does not work as I wanted. In this code, I try to start the script that gives me ...
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Automatic logouts on startup 16.04

Just installed 16.04 two days ago and it is giving me some very annoying problems on start up. Every time Ubuntu starts, a logout is triggered by closing any window for the first time, either through ...
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How do I start a service after the network is up?

In my case, squid is started before DHCP has written a new /etc/resolv.conf which results in odd errors (timeouts, 504 Gateway) when I try to load a page in the web browser. As I see it, the correct ...
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Is ita safe to delete uninstalled packages with orphaned configuration files with gtkorphan?

I'm running xenial right now, and since my computer is actually slow on startup, I wanted to free a little bit more of space, though I do not have many files in my hdd. So I ended up using GtkOrphan ...
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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 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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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 ...