Questions tagged [startup]

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Errors on startup

I'm running a Lenovo ThinkPad L390 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64-bit GNOME version 3.36.2, and am receiving the following errors on startup: In: /tmp/mountroot-fail-hooks.d//scripts/init-premount/lvm2: No ...
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Can't boot after changing RAM?

I tried to add another 4 gb RAM to my machine, but it failed to start so I decided to keep my already working RAM and removing the new one, but the same problem occurs. The problem which I am ...
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Brew causing this message on bootup “Error found when loading ./home/ray/.profile:”

When I restart my PC I get this error Error found when loading /home/ray/.profile: /home/ray/.profile: line 28: /bin/brew: No such file or directory As a result the session will not be ...
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Black screen on startup Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Lenovo g50-70 with Intel i3 4th Gen, Intel HD Graphics 4400, 8 GB RAM and a 1TB HDD. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 recently, and the installation and the first boot up went fine. But afterwards, ...
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Error during system startup “Started Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes”

I am going crazy with an Ubuntu 19.04 installed on a VMWare virtual machine. Suddently, after a restart, it is not working anymore I am obtaining this log during the boot. It stop on: Started ...
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DELL OEM logo is not shown on Ubuntu startup

I have an HP 255 G4 laptop and DELL OptiPlex 790 USFF PC both with Ubuntu 20.04 installed. On the laptop, the HP logo is shown on startup, but the PC doesn't show DELL logo?! When I tried to update-...
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LVM root snapshot consistency

This article from the archlinux wiki states, referring to LVM snapshots of a logical volume containing the root filesystem: The snapshots taken from a running system are not as consistent as ...
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My Lubuntu 20.04 doesn't start

Today I tried to start Ubuntu. I used dual boot. And it does not start and stays on black with a white line something like. _ I tried using the recovery mode with clean, dpkg restart and fsck and ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 shuts down automatically after boot

I am new to Ubuntu and linux in general. I have recently dual booted Ubuntu 18.04 along with Windows 10. I have installed it through UEFI. Whenever I boot into Ubuntu by choosing it from grub, it ...
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Thinkpad L460 freeze on startup

i have a thinkpad L460 plugged in with an usb3 Targus dockstation with dual boot installed (UBUNTU 20.04 / Windows 10). Bios is up to date Version R08ET65W (1.39 ) When i boot the laptop for first ...
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How does one get a command to execute on startup on Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I would like a command to execute when my PC starts up. My OS is Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The command is: xrandr --newmode "1920x1080_60.00" 173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync +vsync &...
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Cron does not work well

I have a bashscript to use it for my tablet. There is: #!/bin/bash xinput set-prop "XP-PEN G430S Pen Pen (0)" --type=float "Coordinate Transformation Matrix" 1.155756, 0.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 1....
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How can I start automatically a command on Ubuntu 18.04?

I have a small command like this xinput set-prop "XP-PEN G430S Pen Pen (0)" --type=float "Coordinate Transformation Matrix" 1.155756, 0.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 1.529, 0.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000,...
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Kubuntu freezes startup on laptop

Whilst using Kubuntu on laptops, we have noticed that on two lenovo and one HP machine (all using ryzen) when starting up without a charging cable plugged in, the system freezes and wont start up ...
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Ubuntu takes 1 min and 44 sec to boot

I have Ubuntu 20 LTS and I have slow boot. I counted it twice: one boot takes 1:22 and the second one took 1:44. I have big gaps in dmesg but I don't know what is the problem or how to solve the ...
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Ubuntu startup Programs like vbox Headless, luadch and changing metric on network

i am having a bit trouble with autostarting programs, since i reinstalled my Server from 16.04 to 20.04. first one i tried to use rc.conf -> not working and crontab -e with "@reboot start something" ...
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ubuntu 20.04 LTS can't Hide grub menu

I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 20.04 LTS, it works charmingly but all I want is to hide grub menu on booting. Yes, I tried to edit /etc/default/grub. Timeout is set to 0 sec in default, and I'm ...
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Keyboard not working on grub menu(Ubuntu 20.04)

So to start off I recently upgraded my system from 19.04 to 20.04 and on startup I had this issue where when I enter my disk encryption passphrase it's in the wrong language (yes, I am 100% sure it is ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 shows only a black screen after login

I would like your help solving this issue. I recently installed Kubuntu 20.04 and sometimes (randomly, but specially after shutting down abruptly) the system gives no GUI after login (I'm not sure how ...
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crontab not executing script

I'm trying to launch a script located at /Documents/scripts/startup.sh that only contains the command sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt on startup. I added it to crontab by executing crontab -e and appending @...
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Slow startup in ubuntu 20.04

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 yesterday, but I am struggling with low startup, looking at the web, I found this command... This is my systemd-analyze blame 1min 45.559s plymouth-quit-wait.service ...
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Ubuntu doesn’t work when I start my Mac

I have this iussue. I have a dual boot installed on my iMac (MacOs-Ubuntu 18.0.4) yesterday I shut down my computer from the plug for an error. Today when I try to start my Mac from Ubuntu it doesn’t ...
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Change language on start

So I have disk encryption enabled and when I try to enter the passphrase (I am 100% it is correct) I get cryptsetup failed message.This lead me to believe it is from the language I'm using.I tried ...
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How to enable startup sound on Ubuntu 20.04?

I was wondering if there is a way to enable the Ubuntu Startup Sound as it is not enabled by default. My Ubuntu OS is 20.04. Thanks, IrfaniBiryani
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Any way to disable plasmashell startup for Kubuntu?

I'm using a hybrid KDE+i3wm setup and was thinking of moving to polybar. So I was wondering if it is possible to inform KDE not to start plasmashell when running exec startplasma-x11 in ~/.xsession. ...
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spining wheel during startup stucked 20.04

Installed 20.04 but boot fails, stalling at the spinning wheel icon. I must restart 2-3 times to boot into my system. what can be the problem?
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Screen goes black momentarily before log in?

Ive tried to search for an answer to this but I can find. So would appreciate help. Ubuntu is installed on the my SSD and have a separate HDD in the computer. The HHD is just for data, but it used to ...
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Freeze during boot Ubuntu 20.04

I've installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to my two laptops (Lenovo X230 and T420s) and in both of them I occasionally experience a freeze during the startup. Does anybody know what's wrong with Ubuntu's new ...
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Using screen command with aws ec2 start-up script doesn't work

I'm trying to start up a minecraft server as soon as my ec2 instance boots (it has a CloudWatch event to stop and start the instance everyday, so when it boots i need to start the server) My server's ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 freezes on startup when laptop is plugged in

System freezes on startup after plugged in via dock. On second (third, and so on) boot - everything is OK. If the laptop is powered via direct a/c cable - everything is OK 18.04 LTS had the same ...
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Screen stuck at /dev/sda2

I was uninstalling the Ubuntu budgie desktop environment then I reboot the system. At that time system stuck and shows error like "failed to write entry ". failed to write entry After resolving ...
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nfs does not mount on boot

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 on Azure and i mounted an nfs. fstab looks like: 192.168.2.2:/nfs-share mnt/nfs-share nfs defaults,nolock,_netdev 0 2 This works perfectly fine but when the VM boots, ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 not starting after shutdown. Stuck after splash screen

HP pav g6, i3, 3gb ram, Radeon hd 6470M Kubuntu 18.04 dual boot with windows 7. Using Kubuntu for almost a year. Issue: After splash screen it's stuck at black screen. Nothing responds except when I ...
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Odd startup pattern with Ubuntu

My Dell Dimension 9200 has been formatted for sole use as a Ubuntu platform. There is a very small partition that it insists on creating for windows though there's nothing in it. Pwr on, Unit loads ...
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Ubuntu hangs on restart, can't reach login screen

I just changed the ownership of several files so I could get a better backup image. I made the backup, restarted my machine, and this now flashes on my screen for a second and then goes black for 5 ...
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Need to run a privalaged program at startup without prompts but as local user

I'm trying to launch a program at startup that requires sudo but as the local user that's logging in. I have visudo edited to add: # User privilege specification root ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL MY_USER ...
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After shutdown, Ubuntu fails to start with fsck prompt

I forgot to plug in the charger and my system shut down. After that I tried to start Ubuntu, but the HP logo was showing up for too long so I forced shutdown by pressing power button. After that this ...
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Select preset configuration during startup

I'm running Xubuntu 19.10 on an Alienware gaming laptop. It has 2 GPUs: the one that is in all Intel CPUs and an NVIDIA GForce 1060 (I think). Im mostly use my Laptop on a desk with an external ...
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Can't get keepassXC to launch on startup

Ubuntu 18.04. KeepassXC installed via flatpak. I added it to the startup list, using filepath /var/lib/flatpak/exports/share/applications/org.keepassxc.KeePassXC.desktop but it will not startup on ...
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Startup Application Preference, won't run Golang Executable

Added the following to my Startup Application Preferences under 18.04. (cd /absolute/path/to/executable_dir && exec ./executable) The above command runs the executable no problem manually. ...
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Permission related problems after restart in Ubuntu 18.04

A set of bugs are happening after my last restart. 2 of them are: Ubuntu is prompting me with "Enter password for login keyring". It didn't do this before. Pulseaudio is not starting on startup and ...
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Changing Languages on Login / BIOS Screen

I recently installed Lubuntu on one of my old PCs, and put in a password in English. The next time I opened my computer and was asked for my password only the Hebrew keyboard was available, leaving me ...
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How to Disable Apport Error Reporting in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Well, I use ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Once I could not change input language. Tried to reboot, system failed into initramfs. Tried forced fsck, it fixes some issues, when reboot again always obtained apport ...
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Installation error on lubuntu

When i try to install either Lubuntu or Ubuntu MATE, I see an ACPI error about the power button event failed to enable. The ACPI error I'm not too worried about, I saw others had similar errors and ...
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updated method to start a ruby program on boot (ubuntu14 valid method doesn't work on 18)

In this previous question of mine I was looking for how to execute a shell command each time the server starts. description "run webSocket server when network ready" start on static-network-up ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 stuck at starting

I tried to make my user as root by editing /etc/passwd file and replaced 1000 with 0 for my user. I restarted my system then a new screen appeared to create user. I created new user and reverted ...
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18.04: How to configure shortcut keys on Huion H640P tablet

I have just bought a Huion H640P tablet (just for writing notes), and use it with Ubuntu 18.04 with kernel 5.3.0-40-generic. I installed digimend-kernel-drivers v9 to make the tablet work. Now, ...
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OLED Brightness fix at startup

I am actually new in the ubuntu world so I am actually stuck in a easy issue, I guess (?) I own a dell 7590 xps 15, it has got an oled panel and the brightness slider does not work I found a script ...
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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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Camera turns on on startup

I have a laptop which has ubuntu 19.10 on it. Every time I start my computer, the LED indicator for the web cam turns on. why is it happening ? Update 1: I ran ls -ltrh /dev/video* and got: crw-rw-...

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