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ubuntu 14.04 starup black and white dots dashes flashing

I searched the whole Internet, and found no solutions, let alone reason behind. My Ubuntu 14.04 runs fine. But everytime it boots, at the every beginnig, a black screen with small white dots and ...
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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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mounting a FUSE in /etc/fstab

I am finishing a FUSE file system which is in /etc/fstab and mounted automatically during startup. The puzzle is that it apparently is mounted three times, each time identically. Any ideas why it is ...
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simple scan does not appear in startup 14.04

I wanted to scan a document. Connected the scanner and then looked for a software on my 14.04 to work it. It seems like I have simple scan of SANE installed, but can't find it. When looking for ...
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How to remove the Ubuntu Studio Startup:

I'm trying to remove the UbuntuStudio startup screen, as I like the vanilla one better and UbuntuStudio's is very slow. I've already followed all the steps in this post But I can't seem to get it to ...
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startup problem : the disk drive /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present (12.10)

hi this message is appearing during start up, I'm a bit of a Linux noob and have no idea how to remedy this or what it even means. I also realise this is almost an exact replica of a question that has ...
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How might I force the desktop to load for a specific (master/admin) user?

After noticing that /dev/sda7 was 100% used, because Transmission told me there was no space to do what I wanted to do, I deleted a number of files from my downloads folder, and shut down my computer. ...
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trying to StandBy drive at startup

I have 3 drives in my laptop, one of which is a mechanical hard drive for mass storage. I want to set this drive to standby because I want to preserve energy and keep my laptop silent at startup. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine boot issue

Hi I want to install ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine. I am using Mac os and VMWare fusion. I have successfully install ubuntu 12.04. But once I shut down VM and again try to start that time it ...
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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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uTorrent on Startup

I have installed uTorrent like is shown in the link. http://www.sysads.co.uk/2014/05/install-utorrent-3-3-ubuntu-14-04-13-10/ Every thing went smooth. After that I have add to the startup app comand ...
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Why isn't one 'bash' command working at startup

I am working on a VM with Lubuntu 14.04, I have created a script a.sh, #!bin/bash echo "aaaa" >> a.txt And my /etc/rc.local file is as follows: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is ...
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Using upstart for non-daemon tasks

I would like to have foo do-startup-things run on boot, and foo do-shutdown-things run on shutdown where foo is my own program. It looks like Upstart is a good candidate to do this, but Upstart seems ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs on logo while startup

Today I installed the newest updates for my kubuntu 14.04 and after I restarted the system, it won't load properly. It hangs on the logo. I was in a hurry, so I didn't look, what I installed exactly. ...
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How can you make a .sh file come on at startup in Lubuntu 12.04?

Running lubuntu desktop on samsung N145 netbook. I got so far as /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart and added the line @home/magpie/touchpad_settings.sh Where the name of my file is ...
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Ubuntu completely freezing a few minutes after system startup (ATI graphics)

I have Ubuntu for about a week. I downloaded the ATI graphics software from the Ubuntu Software Store to get my dual monitor set-up working. I have been using it a few days since downloading the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 setting user password

I have 2 administrator accounts on my Ubuntu 14.04. I want both the accounts with startup password before logging in. But I only have 1 account with the startup password, which was created during the ...
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Add a startup application in the background in UbuntuGNOME 14.04

I want transmission to startup when I login but would rather the window not pop up, I just want it to start minimized with it's app indicator. How can I add transmission to my startup applications but ...
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xmodmap is not working properly on resume

Since upgrading to 11.10, xmodmap seems to be working nowhere near as well. I would like to be able to run xmodmap after unlocking a locked screen, as it doesn't work. I have to run it from a ...
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Ubuntu wouldn't start after installing updates, but then after a few restarts, its starting again

I'm not sure what precise subject\title should I put for this question because it must be descriptive and short in the same time while the subject is full of details. Today in the morning I installed ...
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Start Dropbox on Startup

I installed dropbox (2.0.26) via the command line instructions here (https://www.dropbox.com/install2). Dropbox is running great except that it won't start on startup. The command given ...
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Loading startup script files after vmlinuz is being loaded on Trusty Tahr [closed]

May I know step by step in loading startup script files after vmlinuz kernel is being loaded on Trusty Tahr?
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Open terminal in 'always on top' mode on startup

I want Ubuntu to open a terminal in the lower right corner when I log in, with the always on top mode enabled. I have made a script which does this when I run it from a terminal, but it does not work ...
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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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How do I run terminal code on startup and running VPN on startup?

I want to run this code on startup to fix my laptop from skipping brightness levels when I press the brightness up and down buttons: sudo sh -c 'echo -n 0 > ...
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Mobile broadband not connect without unplug and plug

I have recently installed ubuntu 13.10 and I am still very new in this operating system. My problem is that when I start my computer, it detects all the wifi connections around but not my mobile ...
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Auto-enter master password in KeePassX on launch

I use KeepassX only for unimportant sites and it's set up to autostart. Entering password every time is quite annoying.
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How can I deactivate Bluetooth on system startup?

How can I deactivate Bluetooth on system startup?
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How can I prevent Skype from starting automatically on boot?

My girlfriend logged into her Skype account from my Xubuntu 12.10 netbook, and ever since then Skype starts automatically every time I boot. How do I prevent this from happening? Things I've tried: ...
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Why I can't add redshift to startup?

recently, I have discovery redshift (help your eyes hurt less if you are working in front of the screen at night) I can run the tools using command line : redshift-gtk I run "startup manager" : ...
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Why a service in init.d and not in rc*.d started?

I have a configured and working service script myservice in the /etc/init.d and in /etc/rc*.d directories of an Ubuntu 13.10 distribution. Removing the links in /etc/rc*.d using update-rc.d -f ...
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No graphical interface at start-up

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 32bits. Suddendly at startup appears a black screen asking for my username and password, with a low graphics interface. After entering this nothing happens, only the cursor ...
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Make setxkbmap preferences being set at startup

I'm trying to switch left Ctrl key with caps permanently. But with ubuntu native keyboard layout switcher xmodmap did not persisted (this question). So now i just ditched native switcher and using ...
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Can't access my computer or log in

I am a complete newbie to Ubuntu. A man that fixed my computer said he thought it would work well for me, so I just went for it. That, on top of not understanding computers that well, I'm pretty lost. ...
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How can I make a specific set of iptables rules permanent?

Is there a "best practice" or standard to make a few iptables rules permanent? I mean: automatically applied upon a system reboot? I am using a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). Thank ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 / desktop / startup

I'am using Ubuntu 14.04 / desktop as a controller for our WiFi service, to be able to run the controller SW I need to run the following command in terminal: java -jar Desktop/UniFi/lib/ace.jar start ...
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Can a single Nautilus window be started with multiple tabs?

When I fist start Nautilus I invariably open five favourite tabs.. I've tried multiple URIs from the command line, but it opened multiple windows. Is it possible to somehow do this via ...
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How can I do to make Ubuntu 14.04 to startup where I left in last session?

I just haven't been able to configurate Ubuntu 14.04 so that it starts up in the last session, just like before I shut it down
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Ubuntu crashing on purple loading screen

I've done something which unfortunately seems to have caused Ubuntu 14.04 to fail at start up and was wondering whether I could get some guidance about debugging the issue. It started when I rebooted ...
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Dell vostro 2520 3rd gen PDC factory set bootable pendrive creation

I have Dell vostro 2520 Intel 3rd gen Pentium dual core laptop. I want to create a bootable pendrive along with my factory default driver files. In internet I can find the ubuntu OS 12.04, but not the ...
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Get first Ubuntu startup sound in 14.04

I've seen that Ubuntu had two startup sounds, and if you make a startup app that executes the command /usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play --id="desktop-login" --description="GNOME Login" , or just execute it ...
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How to add startup services?

I'm on 12.10 and I use Synergy to share my mouse between my laptop and desktop monitors. I tend to start the synergys daemon manually, but I'd like for it to start automatically after boot. Now I've ...
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How to boot Ubuntu automatically?

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 13.10. I have made one backup image with Clonezilla. The backup includes 2 partitions — one is /dev/sda1, where is the EFI (only the EFI folder from /boot/efi/EFI), and the ...
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How can I add a parameter on module at startup?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with an USB wifi adapter (rtl8192) and it use module rtl8192cu.ko I had a problem of dropping connection now and then . I fix my problem using these parameters : ...
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Run root script or command as root in startup application in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a wireless adapter that used to work in ubuntu 13.10 (dwa 171) after installing drivers for it. Now it won't work the same way anymore since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04. I've found the only way ...
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SSH login without password not working from rc.local

I have created a bash script as follows and saved it as /usr/bin/db.sync.sh: #!/bin/bash rsync -ar --delete /files/database_backups slyme@192.168.1.4:/users/slyme/Documents/server_backups I have ...
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How to hide Pidgin Buddy list on startup?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10. Pidgin starts automatically on startup, but I want the buddy list window to starts minimized. I tried this: ...
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How To Post a http Form On Boot? Maybe by Running a PHP Script?

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04 on my server. I have a PHP file that contains some script/code that I want to run when I turn my serveron. I want to run this XXXXXX.php file on my server startup before ...
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open startup applications preferences on Lubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Compaq nc6000 with 768MB of RAM and 80GB hard drive. I want to tweak Lubuntu for faster bootup (because it is slow). I watched a video on youtube, where the ...
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How to make Guake start by starup?

I'm looking for help, because i had to install Ubuntu one more time and I was always using Guake Terminal. In fact I don't know how, but it was always starting when the desktop appeared and I only ...