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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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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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 ...