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Failing at running a script on startup (Ubuntu server)

I have some tutorials on how to run a script at startup on ubuntu server, but it keeps failing with status=203 Here is the script.sh file i wrote in /etc/init.d : ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Ubuntu boot takes multiple restart?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 and I am unable to start my system in one go(I need to forcefully shutdown and then restart multiple time to get grub screen). I google it and got to know that ...
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MySQL won't start after removing bind-address

So, I am running mysql on an ubuntu server (command-line) VirtualBox, on a Windows 7 host. In the Virtual machine, I changed the /etc/mysql/my.cnf file by commenting out the line bind-address = ...
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System unbootable after editing rc.local

I did the following cause i wanted to activate rc.local in my Kubuntu 15.10 System sudo systemctl edit --full rc-local i added, cause i read it in a guide: [Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target ...
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Is it possible to add a GRUB profile to auto-login an user and start a script (15.10)

I have a 15.10 64bit machine with multiple user accounts. Normally, I select Ubuntu in GRUB, it boots and shows me the login screen, I select an account, enter the password and start my applications. ...
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Ubuntu Shuts Off Immediately at Start-up

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 from USB yesterday. The install appeared to be successful. Today, when I press the power button, the keyboard back-light flashes and the computer shuts off. Same result ...
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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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How to change the screen brightness from terminal? [duplicate]

My Ubuntu starts with full brightness. I want to know how to adjust the brightness of the screen from command prompt so that i can run it at startup.
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Which startup applications can I safely disable?

Which startup elements can be safely deleted (for home desktop users)? I use this terminal commands to see the whole startup list: sudo -i cd /etc/xdg/autostart/ sudo sed --in-place ...
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How to autostart node forever and use spawn() as sudo on Ubuntu?

My app periodically spawns a CasperJS scraper: spawn(CASPER_PATH, [SCRIPTS_PATH + fileName, '--ssl-protocol=any', '--user='+user, '--scrapeId='+scrapeId, '--pass='+pass], { ...
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How can I get a command to run before login (ie while booting or just after)?

I have an encrypted home folder, so I can't log in automatically (and I wouldn't want to) but also my display defaults to the minimum brightness at each boot. To fix this I run the command ...
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Ubuntu Phone Startup Screen Hanged

I had run the following commands to terminal sudo mount -o remount,rw / sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade and sudo apt dist-upgrade ends up with some error, i don’t remember. then ...
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How to make things boot that have nobootwait on them?

I tried to set up mhddfs as described here or here and it works, but the computer will not boot if I put it in fstab. So I added the nobootwait option to the line in fstab and it boots now, but does ...
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Where to put configuration to turn off multicast snooping on bridges?

This question does not have anything to do with multicast DNS, multicast UPNP or anything but multicast snooping. I know for a fact that if I do not turn off multicast snooping on my 15.10 system ...
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Finding and removing autorun applications or services

Whenever I start my Ubuntu, there will be a java process by user tomcat7 which eats up almost 200 MB of memory. I think a few months ago I was fiddling around with apache tomcat for some ...
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How to prevent Tor from starting automatically on Ubuntu server?

How do I stop Tor from starting automatically on startup? It is Ubuntu Server so I don't have any GUI.
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How can I restore Ubuntu's original splash text on startup?

A while ago I installed kubuntu-desktop to try out Plasma, didn't like it, and deleted it. I notice though that when I start the computer up the splash screen still says "Kubuntu". When I'm on the ...
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How to start Viber minimized on system startup?

I use ViberIndicator to start Viber with correctly display tray icon on Ubuntu 15.10. Then I added viberIndiator to startups applications Viber start with displaying last dialog window. How to start ...
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Black screen after dual boot intstal of linux 14. Wait 10 mins and and screen loads to log in screen

Hi so I just installed ubuntu and finally got it to dual boot with my pc after a train wreck. (Thank goodness I backed it up) I decided I would do a fresh install of windows and then ubuntu and ...
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Problem in boot is very slow! unknown process! what to do?

Problem in boot is very slow! During startup is carrying a process called "a start job is running for dev-disk-by x2duuid ..." it takes about 1m and 30s to fully charge it, how do you solve it? ...
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Slow start on Ubuntu 14.04

I would not say that I've read everything and I did not find an answer, but I did some research before to post this and I have find nothing to help my issues... I have a HP with i7 octa-core and 8 GB ...
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How to run installed gromacs from ubuntu 15.10

I can not run the gromacs which Install on my computer. I followed some of the website, and I reached here, and nothing can modified./usr/local/gromacs/bin$ ls * demux.pl g_dipoles ...
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Touchpad not working after startup - xubuntu

I am using Xubuntu on Lenovo 3000 G430 Laptop. For touchpad to work everytime after startup: I have to press Fn+F8 (This will lock touchpad) Now, light on my touchpad glows, And then I have to ...
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How to run scripts on start up?

I was wondering how to run scripts when my computer starts up so I don't have to run scripts manually that I always run?
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How to run a command at startup with systemd? [duplicate]

I've got a specific command which I want to run at startup, I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 with systemd. But after searching I can only seem to find ways of doing it through upstart. ...
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How to run a script at startup and access it later [duplicate]

I want to run a script at startup that I will need to interact with later. I could find ways to run a script at startup, but no ways to come back to it after it has run. The script never ends. I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on startup. Kernel downgrade

I am running ubuntu 15.10 in a double partition with Windows 10. Most of the times I boot with Ubuntu, it freezes at the startup purple screen (the one with the Ubuntu logo and little dots below). I ...
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Terminal login prompt not shown when PHP script added to /etc/rc.local

I need Sphinx search and a PHP websocket server to start up when my Ubuntu server is started. Having the Sphinx command in /etc/rc.local works fine: /usr/bin/searchd --config ...
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How do I have a long custom startup sound play completely?

I changed the default startup sound to one that I wanted. However, the song is longer than a few seconds, and only a few seconds of the custom sound play on startup. Is there a way to have the whole ...
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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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mysql server start failed

I am running ubuntu server. When I tried to login to mysql(which was running),I got the following error ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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I need to make a Startup Disk

I am using XUBUNTU 15 10. I want to make a Startup Disk that would help me log in if some problem arises. I tried to use the two available for Free download: (1) Startup Disk Creator ...
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password not working, memery all used up. helpme

I'm completely clueless about ubuntu and computers really. I was directed towards ubuntu by a friend and now im in big trouble really. My laptop started acting funny on thursday. It used up all ...
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How do I tell a start up program to start minimized?

Here is a quesion that has been bugging me. You know how you can set up a program to run on start up right? Well, how can i tell it to start minimized, like you would do in windows? TeamViewer ...
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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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How do I run a script at start up?

I have a script in a folder: /path/to/my/script.sh I need this script to run every time the system starts (even if no one logs in to the system). What do I need to do in order to make this happen?
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How to run a bash script in terminal but hide the terminal on startup?

I have a backup script on start up with cuttlefish. I set it on "Run in terminal" but I want to hide the terminal on start up. I also have the terminal in the start up applications. How do I hide the ...
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How to make a jar file run on startup & and when you log out?

I have no idea where to start looking. I've been reading about daemons and didn't understand the concept. More details : I've been writing a crawler which never stops and crawlers over RSS in the ...
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Pink, Black, then Nothing?

Previous thread found here: Screen turns Pink then Black? In this thread I was having an issue, then it was randomly fixed. After more playing around with it, I get a 1/20th chance of it actually ...
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Screen turns Pink then Black?

I decided to try out Linux today by starting out with Ubuntu. After testing everything such as my wireless card being compatible I went ahead and installed it. Finally after installing it prompted me ...
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How can I permanently change touchpad settings?

I added this script to my startup programs to change my touchpad settings on startup: synclient TapButton2=2 TapButton3=3 But this settings don't stay this way after startup. I changed my script ...
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How to add executable bash script on ubuntu startup

I have created a executable bash script (using chmod +x) for monitoring my system and it works perfectly with out any error. Now i want to add this script on my start up in order to executing the ...
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How do I disable the Mac startup sound?

The "bong" sound Macs make when starting up are very annoying. Although they serve a purpose as a POST confirmation, I'd rather not have it alert everyone in the room. There are ways to either quiet ...
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decrypt encfs on startup

I would like to decrypt an EncFS "volume" on startup. Usually I decrypt the volume like this : cat "/home/user1/encfs.pw" | encfs -S /mnt/encryptedVolume /mnt/decryptedVolume In /etc/init I have a ...
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How to stop uTorrent running in background?

I added a command to start utorrent at the startup in startup applications, But I want to stop the the server for some reason from terminal and remove it from running in background. What should I do? ...
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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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How can I debug this boot problem?

After a fresh install of Xubuntu, every time i turn on my pc, when I see the login screen, my keyboard and mouse are not responding, and after about 10 seconds, the screen freezes. I tried with a ...
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Delay startup service

I want to delay start an service on boot. Ubuntu Server 15.10 I've created the file /startup-tvheadend.sh (chmod +x) #!/bin/bash sleep 20 && service tvheadend start; Then in crontab -e @reboot ...
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Create Startup Screen

Is it possible to make my own screen instead of having those 5 orange/white dots. I want to make it on my 15.04 Ubuntu.
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Need help! User directory file reset on starup every time

I edited my user directories file (/home/username/.config/user-dirs.dirs)so that I can make these directories the same as those on my Windows. It works without problems until I restart my computer. I ...