After upgrading to Wily I get this error "failed to start etc/rc.local" It also says see "systemctl rc-local.service ubuntu":


I am getting problems each time I want to modify /.zshrc it tells me another one is using it, suggesting if I want to recover it.

I am using ohmyzsh as a terminal and editing ~/.zshrc to add programs to the PATH. Using Ubuntu GNOME. Thanks in advance for your help.

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    Is it /etc/rc.local or etc/rc.local? What does this tell us? cat /etc/rc.local? – chili555 Nov 5 '15 at 16:19
  • This #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # Make sure that the script will "exit 0" on success or any other # value on error. # # In order to enable or disable this script just change the execution # bits. # # By default this script does nothing. xinput -set-prop 13 139 0 exit 0 I added that xinput line to fix some wrong behavior with the trackpoint. – Andrés Parada Nov 5 '15 at 19:20
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    I wonder if this is the problem: askubuntu.com/questions/534203/why-wont-rc-local-run-xinput Please note: xinput requires the X Window System to be running. But it's not running yet at the time rc.local is executed. – chili555 Nov 5 '15 at 23:10
  • Thanks, I removed that xinput line at it worked! It wasn't working properly anyway and was fixing the trackpoint issue with a custom script. – Andrés Parada Nov 6 '15 at 3:01
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    @chili555: you should add your comment as answer, so the questioner can accept your Answer as solved – rubo77 Apr 21 '16 at 7:59

Thanks, I removed that xinput line at it worked!

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