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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Powertop systemd service failed to load

After my installing of powertop and calibrating it, I create systemd service with following text: [Unit] Description=Powertop tunings [Service] Type=oneshot ExecStart=/usr/bin/powertop --auto-tune ...
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Run sudo script at startup under 15.04 using 'systemd'

I would like to run a script to turn the keyboard backlight off on my Asus at login (this answer did not work). Before the introduction of systemd in Ubuntu 15.04, I did this through /etc/rc.local ...
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Systemd boot on 15.04 is extremely slow compared to Upstart [duplicate]

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04, my boot time increased dramatically from around 30s to more than ten minutes. The screen stays black for quite a long time, but when waiting long enough I ...
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Problem with backlights in suspend ubuntu 15.04

i have problem with my backlights (i guess) when i put my laptop to suspend or closing the lid is goes everything in normal system will suspend but when i want to open up system will run but blank ...
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starting service on systemd won't terminate

Created an executable and planned to use it as service. When running it on Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 using upstart, it works fine. However, on Ubuntu 15.04 (with systemd), this command won't not ...
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14.04 - What's with systemd-udevd? Heavy CPU and RAM usage when system idle w/o any application running

I have left my laptop on overnight for charging two video recording devices via USB. Next day I woke up, I found that there was heavy CPU, ram, and swap usage (screencap for reference). In System ...
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Why does sudo systemctl unmask halt not appear to work?

Why does sudo systemctl unmask halt not appear to work? The service is still masked after running this. Using kubuntu 15.04 Reason for asking The halt service in does not appear to be working. ...
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“mounted filesystem with ordered data mode. Opts: (null)” slows boot down

So, my main problem is Xubuntu 15.04 takes longer to boot than it did before I upgraded from 14.10. It seems that the entry "mounted filesystem with ordered data mode. Opts: (null)" is the offender. ...
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Vivid - broken package using upstart on a systemd install

I tried to get dnscrypt-proxy working from this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~anton+/+archive/ubuntu/dnscrypt EDIT: this PPA is outdated, and the correct one to use is ...
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$XAUTHORITY in systemd

I would like to know if there's a way to use $XAUTHORITY variable in systemd, basically, I have tried to create a simlink between $XAUTHORITY location and ~/.Xauthority by placing it in a script and ...
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“Switched to clocksource tsc” hang after installing another distro

Not sure if installing the other distro is related, but my boot up now hangs for 4 seconds on boot at "Switched to clocksource tsc". My other distro (Debian 8) doesn't hang at all. I used to be able ...
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No login screen on startup, works after logging in and logging out again

I installed Ubuntu on a client's computer. At first - no issue, but after some updates and installs (including burg, which was not the problem as the problem remained after removing it, I could not ...
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How do I override or configure systemd services?

Many sysv init scripts used a corresponding file in /etc/default to allow the administrator to configure it. Upstart jobs can be modified using .override files. How do I override or configure systemd ...
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vps startup messages vzquota.service systemd-udevd.service systemd-sysctl.service console-setup.service systemd-udevd-kernel.socket

As far as I know my vps works fine but I am wondering if I can just ignore the following startup messages or disable the service on startup? sudo systemctl status vzquota.service ● vzquota.service - ...
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Unison and systemd timer problem

I've got a problem whereby if I run my bash script myself unison works as expected, when systemd runs it via a service on a timer then it does not work as expected. I'm logging the output of the ...
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Why would cron not be running as a daemon?

I'm on Ubuntu 15.04, and logged in as root, but when I run ps -ef | grep cron | grep -v grep to make sure the cron daemon is running, I see the -f option, which means it is running in the ...
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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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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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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 ...