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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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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Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi - reboot command doesn't work and console freezes

After installing Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on RPI 2,i changed default runlevel to multi-user.target so i work on virtual console. In the beginning it works but after some time which is about 60-90 minutes ...
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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 ...
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Failed to get D-BUS connection (systemctl, pulse) after upgrade to 15.04

I upgraded to 15.04 and I seem to have issue with permissions talking to D-BUS. Pulseaudio is completely broken (no sound, no volume controls), and systemctl (and also sudo systemctl) reports: $ ...
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How to downgrade from ubuntu 15 to ubuntu 14 to escape systemd? [duplicate]

Is it possible to downgrade from ubuntu 15 to ubuntu 14? We would like to stay on 14 until we have decided on a distro to replace ubuntu that does not use systemd. How is that done?
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View resulting systemd config

Is is possible to view the resulting config of some unit or journald.service? They are assembled from multiple files and I am never sure if the option is applied. For example I've added a file ...
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How to Run Dnscrypt-proxy in Vivid?

I updated to Ubuntu Vivid the other day, and now I am having problems. I cannot get dnscrypt-proxy to start (amongst other programs). I am guessing it has to do with the systemd switch. This is what ...
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My wireless has intermittent DNS errors, how do I restart network-manager in 15.04?

My wireless is a bit buggy on Ubuntu, every now and then the DNS will cut out for no reason, and I'll need to run sudo restart network-manager to actually fix it. However I just upgraded to 15.04, ...
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After 15.04 upgrade: Strange startup screen, long loading time?

After upgrading my 14.10 to 15.04 (running gnome3 desktop), I have the following loading screen: (photographed as I don't think there is an option to take a screenshot at this point, right?) ...
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Configure xvfb for Vivid (15.04) as a service using systemd

Vivid switched from upstart to systemd. I used to have xfvb configured to run as a service under updstart. That has now broken. Under upstart, I had /etc/init/xvfb.conf: description "Xvfb X ...
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Does the service command work in 15.04

The manpage for the service command in 15.04 says that it is for running a System V init script, although under DESCRIPTION, it says that it can also be used for an upstart job. It is my understanding ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Suspend doesn't run `pm-suspend`

After upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 (from 14.10), I noticed my pm-utils hooks in /etc/pm/sleep.d aren't running anymore on suspend/resume. I have a custom script which saves the brightness before ...
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systemd on 15.04 won't log stdout of unit

I'm currently trying to make a systemd unit as a web server. Currently, my foo.service file looks as follows: [Unit] Description=The Foo Web Server [Service] Type=simple ...
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Why does sytemd-analyze underreports boot time?

I installed 15.04 mainly to speed up my shutdown times from 15+ seconds to much less: now my laptop shuts down in three seconds, which is alright. As systemd offers tools to analyze and speed up boot ...
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WHERE to add more IPv6 addresses

I have a script to add many new IPv6 addresses on reboot and that code is in /etc/rc.local. The problem with this is that service processes (such as DNS server and web server) get started before the ...
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OpenVPN client issues and workaround in Ubuntu 15.04

Just sharing my experience with OpenVPN as a client on Ubuntu 15.04. I have two VPNs to connect my laptop, and I just used to connect by dropping two vpn1.conf and vpn2.conf files in /etc/openvpn. ...
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Why does systemd boot so much slower than upstart

Recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 and immediately noticed my boot times went from 10-20 seconds all the way up to 120 seconds. Can confirm that systemd is at least part of the problem, because if ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 and systemd-udevd process with high CPU usage

After upgrading from Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 to Ubuntu 14.04.2 Server version, I observed a huge usage of CPU (~ 90%) by systemd-udevd processes (3). Running udevadm monitor display continuously ...
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Startup problem with Lubuntu 15.04

I installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my PC. It was running perfectly smoothly, so that a few days it is having a strange problem that happens sometimes, not all the time. What happens is that when I turn on ...
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Systemd non-determinism early on in boot from squashfs

Short version When booting exactly the same system repeatedly, sometimes the boot messages start with [ ...] systemd[1]: Set hostname to <liab>. [ ...] systemd[1]: Mounted /. [ ...] ...
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systemd-backlight on Ubuntu 15.04

Hey people of the internet! I have a problem saving/restoring the brightness on my laptop... I am running Ubuntu 15.04 server, with Xfce4, but booting default to command line. My problem now is, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 shutdown on lid close

I am trying to make my laptop shutdown on lid close - however it completely refuses to. I have etc/systemd/logind.conf as follows: HandleLidSwitch=poweroff LidSwitchIgnoreInhibited=yes On lid ...
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15.04 upgrade issue upstart [closed]

ah I feel like an idiot! So I decided to upgrade my distro (like a dummy because I am hosting something for a school assignment) on an openVZ server. Now I can't get systemd working. I get the ...
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How to read systemd journal file on system that has no systemd?

I am trying to troubleshoot a system (Arch Linux) that had systemd installed. The volume has been mounted to a ubuntu machine (14.04) that has no systemd installed. How can I troubleshoot said systemd ...
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Problems updating plexmediaserver on Ubuntu 15.04

I followed the guidelines in this post - @ - but it seems that this has brought about a new problem, I can no longer update plex due to the error "E: The package plexmediaserver needs to be ...
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“A start job is running for /etc/rc.local Compatibility”: how to fix?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu Vivid (15.04) today, and after the restart I experienced a very long boot process. My laptop usually boots in 5 seconds or less, and now it hadn't finished even after a few ...
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After new Ubuntu 15.04 installation, startup asks for password even though no disk encryption was set up

I installed a brand new SSD into my laptop and did a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04, with NO system encryption used (only Home directory encryption). However, it still asks me for a password when ...
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Preserve files in /tmp using systemd in 15.04

If possible I'd like to preserve /tmp/foo/* across boots. My attempts at configuring tmpfiles.d have been unsuccessful. As root I created /etc/tmpfiles.d/foo.conf with contents: x /tmp/foo/* XOR ...
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systemd stop service on package removal

I've made a *.deb with a service: [Unit] Description=Hello example service Wants=nginx [Service] Type=simple ExecStart=/usr/local/bin/hello TimeoutStopSec=15 Restart=always postinst script ...
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Execute a network script at wake-up with systemd (15.04)

I would like to connect my VPN after wake-up. 1) I have created a script in my home (wakeup.sh) #! /bin/bash (echo "Sortie de veille: lancement de wakeup le $(date '+%d/%m/%Y a %H:%M')" sleep 30 ...
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Just upgraded to 15.04: “ifup@wlan0.service” causing boot to last over 100 seconds - somebody look over my bootchart, please?

I'm in College, so it might be the network, but there is a huge gap in my boot-time due to something taking ages. My boot chart using "systemd-analyze plot > plot.svg": ...
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Systemd Mysql won't stop

After upgrading to 15.04, I have had lots of fun getting to know systemd. I think I have everything working except I am unable to stop mysql.service; the systemctl command just hangs and mysql just ...
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15.04 Error updating boot sequence update-rc.d

I am trying to get Sickrage to auto start, and I'm hitting a wall at the command sudo update-rc.d sickrage defaults Here is the error: initctl: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed to connect to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 network manager causing slow boot

Since upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 a few days ago the boot time, grub OS screen to login screen, has increased from 12 seconds to about 40. This is my systemd-analyze critical-chain output: The time ...
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Systemd: Some lines were ellipsized

I would like to install vpnautoconnect on Kubuntu 15.04. After compilation (no ppa available), the deamon can't start: $ systemctl status vpnautoconnect.service ● lvpnc.service - LSB: Start the ...
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Ubuntu wont boot under systemd

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, the installation went fine but Ubuntu will not boot. Using the default boot options I get stuck at a prompt to enter an encryption passphrase that I ...
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Need to automate kill wpa_supplicant on resume on 15.04 with systemd

I need to run sudo killall wpa_supplicant automatically after resume. Unfortunately on 15.04 with systemd it isn't possible with scripts. How this may be automated?