systemd is a collection of daemons, libraries and tools for system management. Ubuntu's Upstart system will eventually be replaced with systemd.

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Systemd: How to start/stop services on battery

Is there a way to use systemd to start/stop services when a laptop is on battery or logged in? As a developer it's helpful to have things like mongodb and redis autostart, but I would like to suspend ...
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Cannot get cron.service status using systemctl

I noticed my cronjobs were running at the incorrect times, so I changed my time zone. I now need to restart the cron daemon, but none of the commands I'm using are working for me. Every one of them ...
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Noticable Faster Boot With Upstart, 15.04 [on hold]

It takes about a minute to boot with systemd, but however, with upstart just 20, most of the time 10 seconds. I actually can just switch from systemd to upstart, but upstart is not the default init ...
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Run script on mount

I have an encrypted HDD for which I would like to run a backup script when it is mounted. I found some information on how to achieve this with upstart, but since Ubuntu 15.04 uses systemd this ...
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Fixing brightness levels in 15.04 with systemd

I'm using a MacBook Pro (Mid-2012 model; MacBookPro9,2), dual-booting OS X Yosemite with Ubuntu 15.04, and I'm having an issue with the keyboard backlight brightness. Apparently this issue has been ...
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How to use “systemd --user” instance?

I have an executable I'd like to run as a user and that user should be able to start and stop that service without sudo. I have systemd --user always running for the user by running loginctl ...
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Why is systemd installed and running by default on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

According to my research, "systemd doesn't work with 14.04". However, on all my Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty" machines, systemd is running: jay@host:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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Installed 15.04, cannot restart ssh daemon

As the title says, I installed 15.04. One of the first things I did was sudo apt-get install openssh-server. The next command was sudo restart ssh, which is greeted with an output of: restart: ...
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Why I can't enable custom systemd service to start uWSGI?

I created a Django project with virtualenv. The site will be deployed with nginx and uwsgi. I want to enable uwsgi as systemd service. I've created this: [Unit] ...
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systemd not invoking init.d script upon reboot

I have a server running Ubuntu 15.04 with few VMs One of the VMs needs USB console from a device connected to host, so I created simple script which adds/removes USB console to/from VM when USB is ...
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How can I make my systemd service wait for a network interface?

I have an upstart script that I am converting to systemd. For this service to start, a certain network interface needs to be available. This is what I am using in my upstart script: start on ...
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Disk errors while trying to boot LiveUSB on laptop

I made an Ubuntu 15.04 LiveUSB and now am trying to boot it to install on a SSD. While trying to boot from it the following errors happen: [ 7.027548] ACPI PCC probe failed. starting version 219 ...
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How to reverse this dpkg-divert command?

I need to reverse what these lines did: sudo dpkg-divert --local --rename --add /sbin/initctl ln -s /bin/true /sbin/initctl I did this to switch from systemd to upstart so I could finish installing ...
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Shouldn't the Ubuntu Architecture Be Updated for Systemd?

The https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuArchitecture has not been updated since August 2014 and was thinking it should probably have Systemd info since I believe it has replaced Upstart.
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How can I start the motion service on Ubuntu 15?

Does anyone know if motion is supported by the new systemd service system? If I run: sudo systemctl start motion then I get no output (success, I guess?) but there is no motion process running and ...
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Systemd service to run script at boot under a specified user account

I'm very new to systemd and I'm trying to set up a little startup script for a Teamspeak server and I'm having some trouble getting it to actually start up. Some info: The Teamspeak server runs ...
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systemd: How to modify the HandlePowerKey action with a custom command?

My headless server has a power button. When the user presses it, I want the server to respond with a brief beep, then shutdown the server. The system should only beep when manually pressing the ...
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Cannot find systemd unit files in Xubuntu 15.04

Does Xubuntu 15.04 really run on systemd? I noticed that there is no single unit file available in newly released Xubuntu 15.04, although they are available in both Kubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 15.04. ...
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How can I make my trackpoint even more sensitive, so it moves faster with a light touch?

I already have my trackpoint set to maximum sensitivity via this method. I still find that I want it to be more sensitive, ie, that it will move quicker when I lightly push it. How can I ...
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Service “ntopng” won't start

I have installed ntopng - High-Speed Web-based Traffic Analysis and Flow Collection Tool The service won't start: % sudo systemctl start ntopng.service Job for ntopng.service failed. See "systemctl ...
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Systemd can't start openvpn on 15.04

systemd can't start my seemingly working openvpn config. I believe my openvpn config works because it works from the command line when I run /usr/sbin/openvpn /etc/openvpn/client.conf I have ...
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how do I diagnose why a process is starting?

I'm running an ubuntu box, mainly as a learning exercise, so I should probably begin by stating that I'm still very much at the "copying commands until something works" stage of unix knowledge. I ...
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How to configure systemd to ignore fstab drive mount failures?

When I have first set up Ubuntu 15.04 (which is first to switch to systemd AFAIK) I was puzzled by why does it only boot some times and then become unbootable (failing to the systemd shell instead of ...
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getting razercfg to work using systemd - systemctl: command not found

My goal is to change my mouse DPI. So any less frustrating solution is also welcome. I'm trying to get this program to work and i'm following it's README file: ...
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Uninstall unused linux-image/linux-headers causes module coretemp and i915 failed to load

Currently I have kernel 3.19.21. I run dpkg -l | grep linux-image and remove some unused linux-image and linux-headers e.g. sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.19.0-16-generic I got quite a few ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 systemd vs upstart

Unlike the prior versions Ubuntu 15.04 now uses systemd instead of upstart. To start programs at boot I always created conf-files in /etc/init/. They would look like this: start on ...
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Issue with Metasploit/Armitage install on Ubuntu

I installed Metasploit via this tutorial. I am able to run msfconsole and it works fine. However, I can't do service metasploit start (metasploit.service doesn't exist), and there is no file for ...
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Systemd tries to mount encfs at startup

I have a problem with systemd trying to mount my encfs drive /dev/sdb1. Systemd asks for the password to encrypt the drive. This is only a problem when I'm updating Ubuntu, because the installation ...
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Cannot get systemd StandardOutput=journal+console work in 15.04

I cannot to get ystemd StandardOutput=journal+console work in 15.04. "StandardOutput=tty" works with fixed tty setting configuration or dynamic supply tty id with @.service. Any reason why ...
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Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No such file or directory (g-io-error-quark, 1)

I just got this error from Kubuntu 15.x when starting up after restart to upgrade kernel. Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No such file or directory ...
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systemd in LXC endlessly trying to umount pam_mount home

I use the following $HOME/.pam_mount.conf.xml to mount an LXC container filesystem when I log in via SSH: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <!DOCTYPE pam_mount SYSTEM ...
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Can't add/remove packages, post-install fails

Something is wrong with policy kit and preventing packages from starting: # apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 ...
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systemd error on boot: [DEPEND] Dependency failed for ifup for virbr0/nic

First time booting with systemd after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 I get this from systemd [ TIME ] Timed out waiting for device sys-su...m-net-devices-virbr0-nic.device. [DEPEND] Dependency failed ...
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How to quiet Ubuntu 15.04 noisy syslog

On Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) /var/log/syslog is extremely noisy. There are messages every few seconds, from systemd, thermald, gnome-session. Most messages appear to be non-essential, simply status ...
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ubuntu vivid disrgards-console-setup after reboot

An earlier question at Ubuntu Server disrgards console-setup when rebooting in VirtualBox relates to Ubuntu version 12. The (one) answer talks about installing an upstart job in ...
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15.04 upstart&systemd boot problem

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04 and cannot start using either systemd or upstart without going into rescue mode. I switched from systemd to upstart without any change. It hangs at the Kubuntu logo and ...
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Slow shutdown caused by cryptswap

After upgrading to 15.04 my computer takes a very long time to power off. Hitting escape during shutdown shows messages like so: (1 of 6) A stop job is running for ...
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Standard ubuntu 15.04 won't boot, but ubuntu (upstart) does

I understand that Ubuntu switched to systemd recently from upstart. Ubuntu started on the first boot, I installed cinnamon and made a change to grub.cfg in attempt to get my USB 3.0 Ports working, ...
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Sysvinit alternative of systemd-analyze and systemctl?

I am trying to tweak my system's start time. Usually I go about it by using systemd-analyze blame Which gives me a list of stuff and how long it takes them to start. For this machine I don't need ...
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Can I delete older systemd-private-md32* files in/var/tmp?

I've just found these directories on my ubuntu PC. How do they come about? /var/tmp/systemd-private-762c8e6ced154b18ac76720c2c05f2aa-colord.service-fcAgPb ...
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Trouble adapting sleep hook to systemd

for some reason my machine has problems with suspension, specifically, it resumes as soon as it suspends. After some research I was able to solve this problem on 14.04 by using the following loop, as ...
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How would I upgrade systemd?

I read today that systemd has been updated to version 220 over on It Runs On Linux. I was wondering a couple of things not included in the article and pertaining specifically to ubuntu 15.04. As the ...
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Migrate basic upstart script to systemd

I just upgraded a server from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04, and a couple of services that I start via custom upstart scripts are no longer running. My understanding is that I need to re-write them as ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 disconnects from virtual networks after wakeup

After upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, I see the same behavior with VirtualBox and VMWare Workstation. After the system is waked up from suspend, there's neither vboxnet0 nor vmnet8 devices in the output of ...
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Why is /tmp getting cleaned out in Ubuntu 15.04?

I want to keep files newer than 7 days in /tmp between boots. Prior to 15.04 I did this by setting TMPTIME=7 in /etc/default/rcS. But with 15.04 and the replacement of upstart by systemd, this ...
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How to start lightdm services at startup

My system is running Ubuntu 15.04 and I've changed default boot to "text" instead of "quiet splash" by going through answer by @Bruno Pereira How do I disable X at boot time so that the system boots ...
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libgpg-error.so.0: no version information available

first of all sorry if my question is amateur. I just started using ubuntu. every time I want to start|stop|restart a service I get this error: systemctl: /usr/local/lib/libgpg-error.so.0: no version ...
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Unable to start bootlogd

Since none of my boot messages are logged on Ubuntu Server 15.04, I tried: sudo service bootlogd start Failed to start bootlogd.service: Unit bootlogd.service is masked. This is related to systemd. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 slow boot & systemd logs interpretation

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04, I have slow boot time (about 110 seconds). There are several similar reports, but the actual causes don't seem to match, or remain unclear. I have already changed the ...
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No systemd rc file?

With upstart, I used to have the permissions of some files set at boot time via a shell script in /etc/init.d/ (sym-linked, from /etc/rc2.d/): link="/sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight" chgrp ...