systemd is a collection of daemons, libraries and tools for system management. Ubuntu's Upstart system was replaced with systemd starting with Ubuntu 15.04.

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unbound not starting after reboot

I just installed unbound on a fresh installed Ubuntu16.04 VPS. To be sure I issued an enable (which actually is done automatically during install) sytemctl enable unbound After restarting the ...
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I can't figure out how systemd integrates on Ubuntu 16.04

I am currently migrating my development platform to Ubuntu Xenial and I can't figure out how Ubuntu is integrating the init.d scripts with systemd. For example look at this only fashioned service ...
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No network after upgrade to 16.04

I upgraded my server to 16.04 from 14.04, which in turn was upgraded from 12.04, all using the command line do-release-upgrade. This is a server build, with absolutely no GUI. It runs apache2, bind9, ...
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What is the purpose of grub-common.service?

I am tuning the start up of my machine and noticed that grub-common.service was at the top of systemd-analyze blame 12.628s grub-common.service Can this service be safely disabled?
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Apparmor Init Failed, Exit Code 123

Apparmor fails boot and command line start with same result as below x@x-NICEPUTER:~$ systemctl --failed UNIT LOAD ACTIVE SUB DESCRIPTION ● apparmor.service loaded failed failed ...
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Lubuntu stock in start up

In lubuntu 16.04 lts, my mouse disappeared so I follow these commands to make it work and it worked fine. now after installing some updates and rebooting the computer, it stock in start up. all ...
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Starting openvpn error: “Please enter password with the systemd-tty-ask-password-agent”

I've just upgraded to 15.10 (and yes I plan to go to 16.04 next time I have a little free time). I've been using openvpn to connect to a work VPN for years and years via a .ovpn config file that's ...
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Problem with timedatectl and network time synchronisation in 16.04

I have a dual-boot machine with Windows and Xubuntu 16.04. Because of Windows, the hardware clock is set to local time, so I had to use timedatectl to make Xubuntu aware of that after the upgrade to ...
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Systemd Kernel Variables Error

At boot, I receive an error message [failed] failed to start apply Kernel variables. I have not used a Systemd distro until now so I'm not sure what I should be looking for. I ran this in terminal ...
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I can't figure out why my systemd service fails to create a /var/run/redis

This is in ubuntu-16.04 I tried to write a custom redis service in /etc/system/systemd/redis-custom.service The service fails (though redis starts , and restarts) because /var/run/redis doesn't ...
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How to prompt for password with Systemd on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm needing to modify a boot process so I can make use of eCryptFS systemwide. I'm struggling to get the OS to prompt for the password during bootup, and have run out of things to try. How can I ...
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How do we disable control-alt-delete on Ubuntu 16.04?

In previous versions of Ubuntu server, to disable CtrlAltDel (reboot), we would edit the /etc/init/control-alt-delete.conf file and change the script to display a message telling that this function ...
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Correct way of systemd for OpenVPN client on 16.04 Server?

I'm about to upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS, but first I need to sort out the systemd services for most important software I use, like OpenVPN client. I have a perfectly working upstart script ...
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systemd seems to ignore _netdev option for NFS in Ubuntu 16.04

I have the following mount for NFS in /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.6:/var/share /media/share nfs hard,intr,retrans=10,timeo=10000000,_netdev 0 0 On reboot my system hangs; turns out it's the mount as ...
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How to mount a NFS share in Ubuntu 16.04?

I made a fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04 recently. Before I used 14.04 and mounted a a NFS share with the following line in the /etc/fstab 192.168.178.66:/media/user/drive /media/user/banana nfs rw 0 ...
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x11vnc auto-start not working after Upgrading to 16.04

x11vnc was working fine in 15.10, but after upgrading it doesn't work on startup Trying to manually run from terminal: $ /usr/bin/x11vnc -auth /var/run/sddm/:0 -forever -loop -noxdamage -repeat ...
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Can't shutdown xubuntu after updating to 16.04

I updated from Xubuntu 16.04 beta-2 to 16.04 today. And now I can't shutdown my laptop but I am able to restart. When I try it the GUI way it just logging out. When I tried sudo shutdown -h now I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04LTS does not boot after package `upstart-sysv` is installed

Just installed a fresh official Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop LTS on an Intel NuC5i7. sudo apt install upstart-sysv; sudo reboot will break my system. The boot is stuck on a purple screen. I can access ...
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After 16.04 upgrade install systemd-sysv failed, how can I check that I fixed it?

I updated to 16.04LTS from 15.10. It has been reported as a bug that the message 'not installed systemd-sysv' appears, which it also did on my machine and the installation aborted with the suggestion ...
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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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Using /usr/local/bin/mpd instead of /usr/bin/mpd

I want to run a patched mpd installed in /usr/local/bin. Usually it's started by: sudo service mpd start. Changing the: DAEMON=/usr/bin/mpd to DAEMON=/usr/local/bin/mpd in /etc/init.d/mpd has no ...
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X11VNC Systemd Service

I'm experiencing an issue with /etc/systemd/service/x11vnc.service: [Unit] Description=Start x11vnc at startup. Requires=gdm.service After=gdm.service [Service] Type=simple ...
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How to run an executable file (web app) 24/7 and restart automatically when it breaks down?

I have an executable file on a server which is a full-fledged standalone web application. When I login to a server via ssh and run the file, the website become visible in the internet. Obviously, ...
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Help understanding and debugging slow boot with systemd network-online.target

I've spent some time on google, but I don't want a quick fix here, I want to understand what is going on. I have a desktop which boots to Windows in 3 seconds, and booted older ubuntu's in under 10, ...
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How to fix init system

I would like to know how to fix systemd when it gives me an error at boot time (such as the welcome to emergency mode error). I've had that problem before and I had to reinstall Ubuntu. I heard from ...
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CPU frequency cannot be changed 15.10

I cannot change my CPU frequency. It is stuck on 800 MHz. None of the usual avenues are working. How can I change system policy?
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How can I enable shutdown verbosity?

Already set the /etc/default/grub and /boot/grub/grub.cfg but shutdown screen still blank. Trying to set it with verbose text.
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SSH connections cause memory leak in kernfs

I have an issue with my Ubuntu system where memory is leaked each time an ssh connection is opened and closed. I found that the root cause is that after an ssh connection nodes are created and left ...
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Gogs in Ubuntu 15

Hi I have install gogs in Ubuntu 14 but after I upgrade to Ubuntu 15 I got the error: Job for gogs.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status ...
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Is @109.service a special mailbox r?

systemd-analyze blame 28.288s mysql.service 25.459s nmbd.service 24.244s samba-ad-dc.service 15.315s wicd.service 11.642s php5-fpm.service 11.023s apache2.service ...
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Run MongoDB service as daemon of SystemD on Ubuntu 15.10

MongoDB just supports versions of Ubuntu Long Term Support (LTS). The last is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, where the init process is managed by Upstart proprietary of Canonical. However I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 ...
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Need to restart rinet manually on reboot

I redirect an internet connection through my desktop from WiFi to Ethernet for use by a Raspberry Pi. I then use rinet (manpage) to redirect one port back through the desktop so that I can access a ...
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MySQL Server 5.6 fails to install on Ubuntu Wily

I have Ubuntu 15.10 (wily) and am trying to update MySQL to the latest version. When I run aptitude safe-upgrade, it fails like so: Errors were encountered while processing: mysql-server-5.6 ...
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How to avoid horizontal scrolling in “systemctl status”?

In a long line in systemctl status it's necessary to scroll horizontally which makes it quite hard to copy the output. Is there a way to get linebreaks at the end of terminal (like nano -$ would do)? ...
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Systemd fails to start openvpn in lxd managed 16.04 container

openvpn starts fine from the command line using the exact ExecStart= call from the systemd unit file: /usr/sbin/openvpn --daemon ovpn-server --status /run/openvpn/server.status 10 --cd /etc/openvpn ...
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How to package a systemd service?

I'm trying to package a mono application to run as a systemd service. I've followed the instructions here: https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/pkg-systemd/Packaging I've added dh-systemd (>= 1.5) to my ...
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Suspend Problem Ubuntu 15.10 - half resolved

I have done a good job of narrowing down this problem, but I don't know how to troubleshoot the next step. I am running a Dell XPS 15 9530. Any form of the systemd suspend/hybrid-sleep/hibernate do ...
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systemd shutdown action

How can I use /lib/systemd/system-shutdown/ folder for executing some action on shutdown or reboot in Ubuntu 15.10 ? #!/bin/bash case $1 in reboot|poweroff) some command ;; esac ...
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Best way to deactivate Bluetooth on system startup? (with systemd and not upstart)

What is the best way to deactivate Bluetooth for every startup with systemd? There are a lot of examples, but all of them work with upstart and rc.local. With Ubuntu 15.10 rc.local is disabled by ...
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Sometimes shutdown takes 2 extra minutes

While usually shutdown takes less than a minute, sometimes it takes 2 or 3. May be my 7 btrfs HDDs are a culprit (they take 3 minutes to mount), but the problem is inconsistent. The screen goes black ...
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How can I get vboxweb to start properly at boot

I've recently updated a headless server to Ubuntu Server 15.10. Basic Ubuntu Server LAMP Xubuntu minimal install I've installed virtualbox 5.0.14 from default Ubuntu sources. I've downloaded and ...
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Is there a cheat sheet for systemd, for those of us coming from sysvinit systems?

I was just a user of GNU/Linux for several years, now I want to learn again at least about troubleshooting. I could find my way with sysvinit, but systemd has me baffled. I found quite some ...
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30 seconds of nothing after choosing Ubuntu in boot menu

Ubuntu is my first OS, which is not Windows. I have Win 8 and Ubuntu on my notebook. When I choose Ubuntu on boot menu it does nothing for 30 seconds and then boots Ubuntu. Google told me something ...
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What does “[ OK ] Reached target Network is Online.” message on startup mean?

I have noticed that when starting my installation of Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 I get the following message: [ OK ] Reached target Network is Online. However I know for sure that my machine ...
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what is directory /lib/systemd for in ubuntu 14.04.4 [duplicate]

Why is the directory /lib/systemd provided on ubuntu 14.04.4 when it is not being used for start-up.
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How to install libsystemd-journal-dev on Wily (JHBuild issue)

I'm trying to build gnome apps using JHBuild. But this is what I get $ jhbuild build gnome-music Required packages: System installed packages which are too old: (none) No matching system ...
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Booting into Kodi on Ubunto 15.04 (systemd) with udisk2 auto-mount

I have a working setup with Kodi on Ubuntu 15.04. I use a systemd service to start Kodi directly on boot. However, auto-mounting of USB disks is not working. I tried to require udisk in my systemd ...
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xhc1 breaks suspend ubuntu 15.10

If I try to suspend my pc which is an MacBookAir 2014 model, The computer wakes up for 1/2 seconds and then sleeps. i know that xhc1 is the problem, but disabling this works. The only problem then is ...
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Access BB USB device via Network Manager

I'd like to connect to my BlackBerry 10 device via USB. The device emulates a network connection which allows me to connect to the memory via Samba and do some other stuff via a tool called Sachesi. ...
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Shiny server systemctl fails at boot

I installed Shiny Server on my Ubuntu Mate 15.10 64bit. I can start the server without problem after boot by running manually the command sudo systemctl start shiny-server. I enabled the service to ...