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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Is having init 6 function without sudo normal or an oversight?

Since I've been manually updating Ubuntu MATE 16.04 using apt update, upgrade I also manually reboot using this command sudo init 6 Once I forgot sudo and it worked; further testing proved that ...
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systemd stuck at “Powering off.” 16.04

With a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on an old computer* that's been running 14.04 fine, Ubuntu won't fully shut down. I've tried the fix everyone suggests, namely, changing a line in /etc/default/...
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Prevent vlan and bridge interface rename to renameX form

Ubuntu 16.04 server. Almost all vlan and bridge interfaces are renamed to the form renameX. How to prevent, or control the way interfaces are renamed? I know that this is done by systemd, I know how ...
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Ubuntu gets black screen after initial logo

Tonight I was using my Ubuntu and after I finished all my work, I turned it off. Today, I'm trying to boot it, but I'm getting a black screen right after the Ubuntu Logo. After a long time searching ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest from real partition image boots into emergency mode, can't get to login screen

I've got a dual boot system on my disk: Windows 10 64-bit: main OS Ubuntu 64-bit: secondary OS I installed VirtualBox; I'm trying to use my real Linux partition as a Virtual Machine using Windows ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 systemd user service anomaly

I have enabled and started a user service (systemctl --user enable serviceName... etc.). But when I log off, the service stops. Why? I have made a similar user service on Fedora 22 before, but that ...
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systemd on LTS 14.04 Ubuntu?

Folks, I am wondering if systemd work on 14.04 LTS? I don't need fully replace from Upstart to systemd, because of future planning, we might want to config service running via systemd instead of ...
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Change runlevel on 16.04? [duplicate]

Pretty simple, I am trying to change the runlevel. Everything I find online points me to the file located in: /etc/init/rc-sysinit.conf Here I have tried changing the "DEFAULT_RUNLEVEL" to 3 or ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Time shown by clock widget in the task bar is incorrect

I have already manually setup some symlinks that should guarantee system time to be according to the locale I want, namely ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Canada/Eastern /etc/localtime ln -sf /usr/share/...
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Debugging systemd for mongodb 3.2 on ubuntu 16.04 — sig 15 killing

I've installed mongodb-org and mongodb-org-server following the instructions on mongodb.org (though for ubuntu 14.x) At this point running mongodb directly works; sudo -H -u mongodb bash -c "/usr/...
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How to see why “snapd.refresh.service” failed to start on startup?

After upgrading to snapd version 2.0.8 I have noticed that I get an error message about snapd.refresh.service failing to start on startup, the error tells me which command to run in order to see why ...
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Systemd, start user level unit with sudo access

I have a Debian package which installs my software and it needs to start two applications in post install script. First one is daemon and the second one is a background process both are managed with ...
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How to add Hybrid Suspend to Shutdown menu?

If I want to put my PC to hybrid suspend I use this command: systemctl hybrid-sleep But is there convenient way to add this shortcut to shutdown menu alongside with regular shutdown and reboot ...
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Shut Down Quickly - A stop job is running

In systemd based systems, such as debian 8 and ubuntu 16.04, I have this issue whereby the machine will refuse to shut down if I forgot to stop my openvpn connection before sending the command to shut ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Complicated Interface Names

I'm trying to figure out how to restore the simple interface names in Ubuntu 16.04. I.e. enp3s0 renamed to eth0. I have tried to modify the GRUB configuration. I have tried editing /etc/udev/rules.d/...
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Hibernating from cron

I am trying to hibernate from cron using the command systemctl hibernate. However, I am getting the following error: Failed to set wall message, ignoring: Interactive authentication required. ...
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Execute script on every start, wakeup and activation!

I want to execute a script on every start up, wake up and activation. In the current setup the script is executed in: /etc/rc.local /lib/systemd/system-sleep It works so far, but if I reactivate my ...
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Service always binds to 127.0.0.1 when started by systemd?

my Unit File: [Unit] Description=TW5 Bacula Wiki After=nginx.service Requires=nginx.service [Service] TimeoutStartSec=5000 ExecStart=/usr/local/bin/tiddlywiki /home/pi/tw5/linux/bacula --server 9094 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 kills session when resource usage is extremely high

I'm working on project in hadoop on my computer. When I start some job consuming most of the available resources (100% CPU, high RAM usage) 'something' kills my user's session and all its processes. ...
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16.04 , rabbitmq, systemD and status of the service or daemon

Having just installed 16.04 on a new dev laptop, i'm seeing conflicting status info on the way that systemD handles rabbitmq-service daemon... I think i installed rabbitmq prior to erlang and then ...
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Ubuntu 16 Systemd definition issue

I have created a new definition of service under Ubuntu 16: [Unit] Description=test [Service] Type=forking ExecStart=/home/test/tset.sh start ExecStop=/home/test/test.sh stop [Install] WantedBy=...
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Start a Xenial lxc container on a Trusty machine

I'm having trouble starting a xenial lxc container on my trusty machine. I had no problems installing the container (by following this guide, which also allowed me to create and start some other ...
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Create a dameon with GUI interface with systemd

I've wrote a small app (for test purpose) in C++ using SFML that use some GUI stuff. I need to run this like a daemon. This app is a small http server and I talk with it via REST (I'm using cpprest) ...
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How to remove systemd from Ubuntu 16.04 and prevent its usage

I was able to enable upstart and disable systemd with commands that follows, but I was not able to prevent its auto re-installation when invoking apt-get install lxde (I am used to a serious server ...
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How to install Apt package without starting systemd process?

How can I install an Apt package, and prevent its systemd process from starting? A similar question was asked and answered years ago, except for SysV instead of systemd. (Installing the package, and ...
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How do I get my script to run BEFORE any shutdown sequence like unmounting my external drive

I have a back up script in ~/scripts/backup.sh and my upstart conf in ~/.config/upstart/shutdown.conf. description "my shutdown script" start on desktop-end task console log script exec ~/scripts/...
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Auto start on login with auto restart on crash

I have an app that changes my background image based on the weather. I'm looking for a way to make it start when I log in and restart when it crashes. I know I can use the ~/.config/autostart ...
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systemd-logind: Failed to enable subscription:

I am not able to login in GUI using systemd (see just black screen). The following message appears in the dmesg: [ 104.609973] systemd-logind[1775]: Failed to enable subscription: Launch helper ...
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Super confused between upstart and systemd

Given I'm running 15.10 my system should be using systemd confirmed by... $ ps -p1 | grep systemd && echo systemd || echo upstart 1 ? 00:00:02 systemd systemd But I have an ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't shutdown

On my MSI GS60, when I try to power off Ubuntu 16.04 LTS the laptop will not shut down. Reboot works fine though. I have removed the quiet splash parameters for grub so I can see the output. When I ...
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How to exclude LAMP from startup in 16.04

Regarding the following command and result: $ systemd-analyze blame | grep -P '(mysql|php|apache)' 12.936s mysql.service 8.815s php7.0-fpm.service 6.515s apache2.service ...
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How to cross compile 'systemd' for arm platform on ubuntu 16.04?

I tried to use systemd in qemu for arm platform. I need to cross compile the systemd for that, I don't know how to cross compile systemd. If anyone knows post the answer and what are all the steps ...
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Show graphical notification from systemd trigger

I have created a systemd service like this: [Unit] Description=My device name backup Requires=media-my-device-name.mount After=media-my-device-name.mount [Service] Environment=DISPLAY=:0 User=...
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systemctl cannot disable services, displays upstart errors

On my Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) server, I cannot disable services from autostarting at boot. I get these error messages: $ sudo systemctl disable puppet.service ... initctl: Unable to connect to Upstart: ...
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SystemD Can't get script to start Samba4 Active Directory-Domain Controller (AD-DC) at boot Ubuntu 16.04

I built Samba4.4.3 AD-DC on Ubuntu 16.04, and cannot figure out how to script it so I can start the samba service on reboot. I followed the instructions from here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread....
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16.04: Slow boot no matter what I remove or do (Files for analysis provided)

I'm very frustrated with now long it takes my laptop to boot since I installed Ubuntu. Prior to Ubuntu, I had Kubuntu 16.04 which booted from Grub to desktop in less than 20 seconds. I switched to ...
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Restart systemd system unit from bash script? [duplicate]

Background: I'm running two node servers as systemd system units. Both units run under a user account (not root). One of them is the production server, the other exposes a webservice which invokes a ...
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Systemd[1] : Freezing Execution --Error

Help me out here: I can't boot into my OS. I am currently using Ubuntu 16.04LTS and i turned on my laptop, they asked me to fix fsck manually, i fixed it using fsck -a /dev/sda1 and it fixed itself, ...
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hostname.service is masked

I've searched around and can't seem to find a way to unmask hostname.service. I edited hosts and hostnames to include my own host and FQDN. I'm not sure if hostname.service ever worked in the first ...
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How to turn off the filesystem check message which occures while booting

What I want to achieve: I want to customize my complete boot of my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installation to show the same wallpaper which is actually on my desktop. What I achieved till now: added the ...
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How to automatically mount drives after boot?

In http://askubuntu.com/a/119818/5032 qbi says: add noauto to your fstab: ... So the filesystem will not automatically mounted at startup. Furthermore you write a script which ...
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In Ubuntu 16.04 not start rpcbind on boot

Service rpcbind not start normally on boot in Ubuntu 16.04 root@HZ-Saturn /etc/systemd # systemctl status rpc-statd.service ● rpc-statd.service - NFS status monitor for NFSv2/3 locking. Loaded: ...
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SystemD mac address randomisazion?

I have heard that systemD supports mac address randomisation by itself now. Is that version of systemd in Ubuntu now? If so, how can I configure it in a way that I get a random mac address every time ...
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How to display the missing output message while execute sudo service/systemctl on Ubuntu 16.04

We already knew that from Ubuntu 15 and above are using systemd, however the famous and unbeatable SysV still supported. But there is a small issue which annoying (me and whom may concern). I love ...
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getty/mingetty automatic login 16.04

I have an nfsroot created from 14.04 that I am rebuilding using 16.04. My nfsroot is shared by three systems named pc1,pc2 and pc3. There are 3 matching user accounts named pc1, pc2, and pc3 as well....
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16.04 - system hangs at boot time

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook with an Intel Atom CPU and 1GB of RAM. I've been using Ubuntu and a few other distros on it with no problem for two years now. I have used both Ubuntu/Lubuntu/...
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how to setup cpupower at boot time in Ubuntu 16.04?

Ubuntu users! I have a Intel computer running basically as a HTPC machine for years 24/7 and at a certain point in time the Linux kernel started to use the intel_pstate driver for my i7 Ivy Bridge (I ...
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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, ...