Questions tagged [services]

Daemons are programs that constantly run in the background. They usually service requests. If you are asking about online services, please use a different tag.

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How to install Docker on Ubuntu18.04?

I try to install Docker and Docker-Compose on my fresh and clean Cloud-Server with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. First I install nano and curl - successful. Then I try to install Docker as described on https://...
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How to run a command to before starting systemctl service

I am creating a systemctl service for a python script which needs openvino environment initialized. Before running the python script, we have to initialize the openvino environment and have to run the ...
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Connecting to VMWare Workstation Server crashes the service

I am unsure whether this question belongs here, on Super User, or on Server Fault, so if it is in the wrong place I apologize. I have two systems involved here: an Ubuntu 20.04 LTS system and a ...
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Systemd service stopped suddenly

We have a flask python application that runs normally on terminal without error. We converted it to systemd service(ubuntu), but the problem is that the service runs normally then stopped suddenly ...
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How to create service that will execute periodically bash script (with ssh connection)

I am having bash script that checks for ssh connection in lsof. In case it's down, it will open it once again. I found some information how to create service that starts periodically, but the ...
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Samba server permission

I would like to know how can I enable this option to ask every time user name and password when user is tried to access share folder from Linux machine. For instance I have setup a shared folder on ...
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Boot time in Ubuntu 20.04 is more than 4 minutes. How to reduce it?

The boot time for my Desktop PC is more than 4 minutes. I would love to know what processes and services should be terminated in order to fix this issue. I have already tried fixing up startup ...
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Named.Service is not active

How do I fix named.service is not active, cannot reload.? The output for /etc/init.d/named status is ● named.service - BIND Domain Name Server Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/named.service;...
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Determine if a service is really running

According to How to read "service --status-all" results service --status-all list the running services with [+]. On the other hand, you can check the status of a service with service &...
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Is it safe to disable thermal daemon?

After install of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS desktop in new labtop, I had experience the slow shutodown problem where cups service lagged shutdown process. As I don't need networkf print service, I disabled ...
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Make bootup of Ubuntu 20.04 faster

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 with 4 Gb memory (dual boot with Windows 10) in a Dell Vostro 2520 laptop (i3 - 3rd gen). The bootup for the ubuntu takes up quite a bit of my time and hence I was looking I ...
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Update files before starting service

I'm running a home-grown dotnet core application on 18.04 LTS in an AWS load-balanced environment. Right now, I have to expose SSH/SCP to a public IP to deploy application changes to each lb node in ...
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Banking security service isn't running

Background In Korea, they require specific software to be run on your system when logged into banking services. I am still new to Ubuntu, but I am trying to get the required service running, but it ...
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How to force VPN usage on every connection

I am trying to connect VPN during bootup of my new Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS system. I am new to Linux. This is a new installation on an old Gateway laptop built for WindowsXP. It runs on 1GB RAM and an ...
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Systemd+ uses 95% of the CPU in a Ubuntu 20.04 focal fossa installation

In focal fossa, Top shows 95+% of CPU used by systemd+, which also uses about 20% of memory. There was a Unix StackExchange thread on this which outlined a solution which did not work. https://unix....
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How to setup my systemd service ExecStart correctly?

I'm trying to setup a service with systemd services but I'm getting an error and I can't understand what's wrong with it. [Unit] Description=Vinematik Service After=network.target ...
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Loaded: Bad-setting ( Reason unit tomcat.service has bad unit file setting.) am using ubuntu20.04

[that is the error coming out after trying to run tomcat with sudo systemctl status tomcat] [output] tunji@tunji-HP-EliteBook-840-G4:~$ sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/tomcat.service tunji@tunji-HP-...
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After driver install vertical monitor settings will not save after reboot

I have three monitors two of which are landscape one is vertical. After installing the nvidia driver v440.64 the vertical monitor resets itself to landscape after each reboot. First i tried to ...
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Isn't a status of active (exited) an oxymoron?

How is one supposed to interpret a status of "active (exited)" on a service such as SSH or SSHD? (This is the results of the command: sudo systemctl status sshd How can it be active if it exited? ...
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mbpfan custom service not starting - related to 1177173/having-trouble-turning-mbpfan-into-a-system-service

I´m having exactly the same issue with mbpfan not starting as is related under thread 1177173, but without the happy ending. Iḿ on Manjaro not Ubuntu but the problem and error messages are exactly ...
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Service not reachable without port forwarding

I am quite new to the linux server admin stuff and I did play around quite a while now. I try to open only three ports to the public: 80, 443 and 943. After connecting via VPN, I want to expose SSH, ...
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starting and running plex media server?

How do I start plex and navigate to its configuration page? thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo systemctl status plexmediaserver ● plexmediaserver.service - Plex Media Server Loaded: loaded (/lib/...
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Snapd service error: cannot communicate with server

hello everyone here is the problem if i ran any snap command it fails i found out that snapd service is not running i tried to start it but this error showed up Job for snapd.service failed because ...
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How to prevent systemd from starting services that have RequriedBy on a particular service and/or target

I am trying to write a simple service that just checks if a USB device is connected. Below,is the unit file's content for the service: cat /etc/systemd/system/check-usb.service [Unit] Description=...
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Creating a deamon to run .sh

I have been playing around with it for a little while but am pretty stuck with creating a service to run a script. The script I am trying to run is as follows. #!/bin/sh while true do sudo bbb-...
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Reload failed for the apache HTTP

Please help to me how to fix this error thank you root@tran-thuvien:/home/tran# systemctl reload apache2 Job for apache2.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "...
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Redis service won't restart after reboot

After an upgrade of my server (Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS). The Redis service refused to start: ● redis.service - Redis In-Memory Data Store Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/redis.service; enabled; ...
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How can I reload the Ethernet service (without stopping the current connection)?

I'm working on Ubuntu 18.04, and I need to reload the Ethernet service (only the Ethernet one) without stopping the current Internet Connection (download/upload). I need to use only then the Bash ...
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Systemd service cannot open display

I am using systemd service to auto-run a shell script when the system boots.the shell script is used to run a python code that code includes cv2 to use the camera and it works fine when the system ...
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Running rclone sync on shutdown

I wanted my cloud storage sync to be performed during system shutdown. For this purpose I use rclone with MEGA cloud storage. So, thanks for guide-writers I got the next: run_on_shutdown.service: [...
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KDE plasma startup time on Xubuntu

Thanks for stopping by to read this and many thanks in advance. Im running Plasma KDE as an second DE on Xubuntu 18.04.The laptop is an old one with relatively good specs and the root partition is on ...
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Disable checking nonexistent partition

I use Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS and recently I replace my hard disk with another and change /etc/fstab file: # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <...
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Why wont the docker service start?

When I type sudo service docker start I get this error: Job for docker.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status docker.service" and "journalctl -xe" ...
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Mysterious __dummy__ file appeared in my Downloads folder

While unpacking the zip file I got from the Internet (which I had prepared myself before on the other machine I owe) a Mysterious __dummy__ file appeared in my Download folder for a brief moment. It ...
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Find out which services are safe to stop from starting up on system boot

I have an ubuntu 18.04 and I've installed some applications like mongodb, kubernetes, docker, etc. Now my system is really slow when booting up and sometimes it freezes when I'm working. I don't use ...
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How to disable unnecessary services starting at boot in Ubuntu 18.04?

I have disables the boot animation in my Ubuntu 18.04 machine, now I can see all the services(such as snap, postgresql, mongodb etc.) that are loaded during the boot process. Some of the them are ...
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Can't connect to TeamViewer host

I can't connect to my work machine with Teamviewer anymore. It says check internet connection... My remote OS is Ubuntu 16.04 I have tried to check what's the issue and saw that it related to PID ...
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Sending emails from daemons

I am trying to set up daemons such as smartd and an IDS that can send email alerts on my home server. Unfortunately I can't seem to get the email system to work. I have tried simply entering my email ...
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How to turn on vlc background play?

I want to play song in background. But when I click cross button on window title-bar vlc stop. I already tried systray icon and run as daemon process. Not working. Maybe I am doing wrong. But is there ...
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Is it possible for a bug in the source code ports of the network(TCP/IP)?

That may not be a logical question. But I would like to understand this. Any service that provides services on the Internet Has a set of specifications and ports based on standards and tasks. To ...
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saned.socket vs saned

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 and I've successfully managed to configure an Epson network scanner in my LAN using sane utility. Although the scanner works fine, command sudo systemctl status saned shows ...
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How to show service notifications on the desktop

I want to show sshd.service notifications on the desktop to know if someone is connected to my PC using ssh. I could track changes by using terminal and running journalctl -t sshd -f, but it requires ...
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x11vnc address in use when its not

I keep trying to set up this x11vnc server but I keep getting the following error in output: 02/03/2020 20:50:01 Autoprobing TCP port 02/03/2020 20:50:01 Autoprobing selected TCP port 5900 02/03/...
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Ubuntu how to add deamon to start

I have Ubuntu 18.04 I have bitcoinz node installed on my Ubuntu. Generally I start it with this command: /home/user1/bitcoinz/src/bitcoinzd -datadir=/home/user1/bitcoinz/data > /dev/null 2> /...
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Printing service not available. Start service on this computer or connect to another server

I'm just quite a noob user, thanks in advance for your help and sorry for my english, not a native speaker. I just installed Ubuntu 19.10 on a partition and while following this I just wished to ...
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Running multiple web services on one website

I want to run two different services at two different ports at a Ubuntu VPS. For this purpose I created two different service files /etc/systemd/system/myfirst-server.service and /etc/systemd/system/...
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Service listening for my laptop

I was trying to secure my linux box shutting down listening services, so I ran the command: $ sudo netstat -tulpn Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address ...
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Difference between Interactive and non-interactive Processes?

I was reading about Daemon from this answer; They are the processes which run in the background and are not interactive. They have no controlling terminal. A daemon is a service to whom we can ...
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Where can i learn to write a device based activation daemon

my Linux distribution is 18.04 LTS and i have been a Linux user for about 3 years. All my knowledge of Ubuntu was based on self learning so there were always some tasks that seemed impossible to me to ...
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I have upgraded from Xubuntu 16.04 to Xubuntu 18.04 and now my Bluetooth local services are gone

I use a presenter (old Sony Walkman mobile) to control slideshow and presentations. After the update the list in the blueman-applet of available "local services" is missing the HID profile among with ...

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