Questions tagged [startup]

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.Sh script does not run on startup

My Ubuntu is 20.04 LTS, OS type 64 bit, GNOME 3.36.1 I wanted to add a script executing on startup. I followed the 3 steps below: Create a rc.local file under /etc/rc.local sudo nano /etc/rc.local ...
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On every boot, I get an error message wanting to send a report.Reports are sent, but still the same

Looking online, I have found the /var/crash folder. Have found files indicating problems particularly a program called pitivi. Tried removing/purging the program and that report remains and I get a ...
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baloo_file_extr process extremely slows down computer for several minutes at startup with Ubuntu 20.04

on startup of my laptop (with 8GB RAM) it takes minutes until it is useable. With "top" I saw that the wait percentage is about 70 %. I saw the process baloo_file_extr consuming some CPU, ...
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persistant usb script running on boot (apparmor)

I have ubuntu persistant usb and I have issue with open apps on startup because apparmomr And I have sollution on startup in terminal I write next: sudo apparmor_parser -r /etc/apparmor.d/*snap-...
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Ubuntu tty1, can't get into the desktop

When I start the OS this is what I get after I login in (see the pic). I can't get into the desktop. I think the problem started when I uninstall python3 but I couldnt find any solution. I'm using a ...
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ubuntu 20.04 is taking too long to boot

Can anybody help me improve my boot time? my specs: OS: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS x86_64 CPU: Intel i7-7700HQ (8) @ 3.800GHz GPU: Intel HD Graphics 630 GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile RAM: 15897MiB ...
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Ubuntu taking too long to start

Suddenly my system is taking a long time to start. Attached the dmesg results when I think the problem may be. This problem started after a reboot when i got a Integrity: Problem loading X.509 ...
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Startup Ubuntu 20.04 issue

startup issue Hi, I am very fresh with Ubuntu/Linux please help me with startup issue. I have tried to install bluetooth (blueman-manager) but useless. Thanks for you help!
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Systemd service keeps timing out

This question follows on in many ways from one I had asked a while ago and to which I had got an excellent answer from @alexandre-teles. The Context I am in the process of creating a mobile app that ...
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sftp connection appeared on startup after using Teamviewer

This is my first post so please excuse if the question is dumb or the format isn't right. I use Teamviewer to remotely access my laptop in another room, and noticed in Nautilus that the following ...
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Ubuntu does not start anymore after updating to the newest version

I updatet ubuntu to the newest version. When starting op i get a black screen with busybox v1.30.1 and I can type help and see the possibilities. But I don't know what to do to get a normal start... ...
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I need to run a script at startup with sudo that RETAINS the changes the script makes

I need a script to run at startup with sudo permissions that changes GPU power limits and KEEPS the GPU power limits set as long the computer is on. The power limits reset to factory defaults after ...
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What system exports the PATH environment variable?

I'm trying to track down this bug I just noticed on PythonAnywhere where the PATH environment variable isn't marked for export when running ~/.profile, and I'd like to know what system is normally ...
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How to make a custom menu on startup like in pfSense

How can I create a custom start menu like how pfsense has that allows you to have a few easy to access options (see image)? I am working on an embedded linux project and would like a few tools to be ...
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Run a script at start in a terminal window (and keep it open) using startup applications (20.04)

I'm trying to get a script to run at startup using Startup Applications. I want it to run in a terminal window (and stay open). It is a monitoring script. I have been able to get the terminal window ...
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Failed to start

I am having a problem with ubuntu on boot that it brings me to a screen with the error messages: [Failed] Failed to start Greenbone Vulnerability Manager daemon (gvmd). [Failed] Failed to start Samba ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 boot hangs after update

After running an update in Ubuntu 20.04, my boot performance is seriously degraded. Running dmesg highlights a few problematic processes. ... [ 21.921354] usb 1-4: device descriptor read/64, error -...
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Ubuntu regular boot from grub black screen, safe mode into regular boot mode works with simplified graphics

I don't know if it's the display manager or the desktop environment or something else under the hood is broken. There's been various broken states I've been in to get to the current stage. Currently: ...
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Problem at start up on Ryzen

I am on Ubuntu 20.04 My ubuntu wont start anymore it always starts recovering journal Picture provided in joint pieces Kindly screen never advancing further
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Ubuntu takes a lot of time to boot up

My laptop's Ubuntu is taking a lot of time to load and after following many online answers, still its not improved. Please help in identifying the problem. Load Time: $ systemd-analyze time Startup ...
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My computer boots to a black screen with blinking cursor on the top left

I'm sorry for my poor English. My computer suddenly came to this problem after I unplugged and plugged the graphic card. Before this everything was fine. All I do was unplugging the card and plugging ...
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Language Problems on Startup

Recently I installed Kubuntu (latest version) on my laptop and upon startup the login screen was displaying the date/time information in Spanish, oddly also, without using any uppercase grammar either ...
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What is the the command to add an application in startup applications preferences?

I want to open slack when startup. What will the command need to set in startup applications preferences? How to get the right command when setting any other application (e.g skype, vscode, firefox ...
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can't boot into system with problem “bluetooth: hci0: command 0xfc09 tx timeout”

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS alongside with Windows 10 are installed in my laptop, and all Ubuntu packages are up-to-date. I can't boot into Ubuntu after recent update software update center, boot locked during ...
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xhost + returns unable to open display when run in rc.local

I need to run xhost + to allow a python script to take a screenshot. I want to run the script on startup, so I need to run xhost + on startup. I put it in rc.local and set it up to output to a log ...
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How to set as default Performance mode on Ubuntu 20.04 instead of Powersave?

I've been trying unsuccessfully to have the CPU governor default to Performance instead of Powersave at startup. Is there a tried-and-true method that currently works for Ubuntu 20.04? I tried the ...
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Ubuntu sometimes doesn't start up properly

Here is my problem. I have ubuntu on my computer. When I turn on my laptop, it loads grub, then I select ubuntu and then... Sometimes login screen appears, but sometimes it just dark screen with ...
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Problem upgrading from Ubuntu 16 to 18: not upgraded

I started to have issues with the aging Ubuntu 16. I decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 18 without success. It has been through the complete upgdrade process. Then Grub was updated accordingly. When I start ...
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first time install on vertual box, black screen [duplicate]

I had just installed ubuntu on virtual box, booting it first time took me to a black screen, it also has a horizontal text line, although whatever I type nothing happenes
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Disable Keyring Prompt on startup

Prompt at startup: keyring keeps asking password every time computer starts. I get this only when I add my Google account from setting. Once I add google account it asks me to create keyring password ...
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How to startup a bash in terminal emulator?

I'm trying to start a script in LXDE. I've added it to startup and after restart it starts up but in the background not in a terminal window. Any idea? Thank you.
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Ubuntu 20.04LTS: Grub OS selection menu shows up on restart but not on power on

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my laptop with Windows 10 dusl boot. I have Windows Fast Start-Up disabled. I am observing a picuiar behaviour, when I power on my machine I never see the grub menu, ...
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How to find out which application is requesting access to default keyring and make this request be postponed for several seconds?

At start of DE the popup question from /usr/bin/gnome-keyring-daemon for key-ring appears and i can't make right password with appropriate keyboard layout. How can i postpone this request for a ...
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Which “useless” programs I can remove from Autostart without drawbacks? [closed]

The autostart programs placed in etc/xdg/autostart/ are these ones: Which "useless" programs I can remove from Autostart without drawbacks? Why I have two times "screensaver"? I ...
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Ubuntu starting up to black screen - but only sometimes

Problem description: Often, during startup a black screen appears and the startup process freezes (about 80% of times). At the moment I am stuck after trying to start for about 20 times. Details: What ...
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dev/sda1: clean, 552599/6111232 files, 7119295/24414464 blocks

basically what happened that my laptop was not showing grub menu when it starting so i changed the file /etc/default/grub after following some youtube videos and it did work but after doing this, dev/...
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How to modify other account's startup files to start with an initial configuration in Ubuntu 20.04?

I have two accounts: user (normal account) and _user (administrator account). I cannot log in with the user account as it is corrupted but I can do with _user account. So, as a possible solution, I ...
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How to get JACK / jackd not to run at startup

I installed JACK and qjackctl on Ubuntu 20.04. Now jackd starts on startup, which means that my normal (non-DAW) applications can't produce sound until I run sudo killall jackd. There's no sign of ...
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How to start an app before login?

I know this has been asked before but the answers seem to be using lightdm. I would like to start the kvm app barrier. i have tried using systemd, the configuration method as given here https://help....
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Ubuntu 18.4 cant start because of mounting error - what now?

I started my Linux and it takes forever to start. I already know that I can press "esc" so I can see what is going on in the back. It says "Failed to mount /media/x-data" See '...
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How to run binary at Linux startup with sound?

I have a C++ program where I use the SDL2_Mixer module (which is based on Pulsesink, I think) to output audio. I want to run it on startup, but it does not want to work out very well. I set my default ...
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Google Chrome Not Opening Since 25 January 2021 . .

Two days ago I found that I couldn't open Google Chrome, my #2 browser. Like all browsers opening, it began its spinner after double clicking on the app icon. Then after about 30 seconds, it just ...
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Accidentally deleted gnome keyring from startup applications. How do I get it back?

I was trying to delete Microsoft teams from the list of startup applications but I accidentally deleted something else from the list instead. I think that the program I deleted from the list was SSH ...
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Huion h640p configuring button mapping on Ubuntu 18.04

I have just purchased huion h640p and just followed instructions regarding installing both the digimend driver v9 and v10. however, I still can't access the configuration menu on both versions so I ...
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Maestral doesn't start at login

I have installed Maestral and activated the "Start Maestral on login" option on preferences. But Maestral doesn't start at login. Here is the content of ~/.config/autostart/maestral-maestral....
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Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly not working when started connected to external montiors

I'm using a Lenovo Thinkpad which came with Windows but I've wiped it and have used Ubuntu 20.04 for quite a while. After some initial issues getting everything to work with 3 external monitors via a ...
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external HDD Start Boot Laptop

I just change the internal hdd for a new one. It worked perfect, I just wanted an SSD I forgot to copy some passwords I had in the old one. Both HDD has Ubuntu install Can I start my computer using ...
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How do I avoid timeouts and get Apache2 to start at system startup?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 with the default install of Apache, in which I configured a virtual directory. I would like to run Apache as a srevice, that automatically starts when the system reboots. I ...
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Long startup time in ubuntu 20.04.with SSD

I switched from windows 10 to Ubuntu 20.04.1 desktop single boot. Having SSD in my system the startup time in windows was in order of seconds. But in Ubuntu I am getting a start up time of 1 min 42 ...
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/etc/rc.local being executed twice

Since ugrading from 18.04.5 LTS to 20.04.1 I've noticed my /etc/rc.local gets executed twice (within a second of each other) on boot. Any ideas why? I've noticed in syslog what might be a clue, that ...

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