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How to run a command at login? [duplicate]

I need to run the following command (with real parameters) after login: ssh -f [email protected] -L 54321:example.com:54321 -N I need it only for my user, not all users on the machine. Also, I need ...
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Chrome autostart on ubuntu [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my PC, but I can't understand how to manage the applications -- as an example, I'm trying to get Chrome to autostart. I can start Chrome manually, but I'm not able ...
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How to Automatically run two commands after login? [duplicate]

I have these two commands that I need to manually run every time after login: autossh -M 2000 -N -f -q -D 127.0.0.1:7070 [email protected] and sudo mkdir /media/C sudo mount /dev/sda2 /media/C I'd ...
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How can I start qBittorrent on system boot? [duplicate]

So I've got a bit of an issue trying to get qBittorrent to start on boot. I'm running 16.04. I've tried to start it by using a crontab @reboot, but this unfortunately didn't work. Any ideas on how to ...
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Running a script automatically just after login [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I start applications automatically on login? I want to run a script automatically just after my login. Please someone tell me how to do that. I tried putting path of ...
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How to edit autostart applications? [duplicate]

How can I reach the UI to configure the autostart applications in Ubuntu 11.10? Please don't tell me, I have to do it using the terminal or creating a starter on my own and please don't tell me, it is ...
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Add application to autostart [duplicate]

I've installed System Load Indicator and set 'autostart' in preferences. For some reason it doesn't load at starting system. How to find out the name/command of this application and then I can add it ...
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How can we setup Startup tasks [duplicate]

In Windows we can add applications/batch scripts to open automatically on startup. Is there something similar in Ubuntu, or Linux in general?
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launching a script at ubuntu start up [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a virtual machine and I'm trying to set it up so that when it starts up it also automatically follow the description on the startmeup.sh.desktop to start the script ...
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How can I make an application start up when I login? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start applications at startup automatically in Unity? How to edit autostart applications? I want Terminal to start up right when i login. Is there a command? If so, I'...
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rc.local does not start imwheel process [duplicate]

I am new to Linux and just started using ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to run imwheel process on startup by editing rc.local file. Perhaps I'm doing something wrong and I need to type a path to a program ...
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Automatically run a command on start up? [duplicate]

I was kindly helped on this forum a few months ago to fix my Wifi. Only problem is I have to run the command in the terminal at the start of every session.Each time I need to run- sudo modprobe -v ...
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Can anyone tell me how to make guake terminal be part of the start-up applications? [duplicate]

How can I add Guake terminal to the start-up applications?
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How to run programs each time the system boots up? [duplicate]

What is the command line in bash to make a program run every time the system boots up?
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How to Add PCloud in startup applications? [duplicate]

I am using PCloud (cloud storage) on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. To avoid any misunderstanding, I want to clarify that PCloud is just another Dropbox like cloud storage solution. I want to start this ...
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