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Questions tagged [startup]

For questions regarding the processes that automatically run after booting.

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Unable to boot ; Stuck at message “Started TLP system startup/shutdown”

OS: KDE Neon 5.14 based on Ubuntu 18.04 Kernel version: 4.15.0-42-generic I tried booting from an older kernel version from the grub menu, still the system won't boot. It shows a long list of ...
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How to launch applications at start (NUC/Ububtu 16.04)?

I am working on an embedded system which is running on NUC / Ubuntu 16.04 I would like that when I start the NUC, it automatically start a set of applications and also enable Wifi to automatically ...
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How do I fix LXQt session settings?

I added onboard to startup, it appears as global .desktop, but it doesn't launch automatically and disappears from the global list. I recently installed Lubuntu 18.10. Any help is really appreciated.
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Thinkfan refuses to run

Thinkfan won't run on startup, but I can make it run with the command systemctl start thinkfan.service. Running a status check on it to see if it's running after rebooting gives me this error: root@...
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Minidlna deamon has problems with accessing media folder on initialization

It took me some time to set up minidlna deamon on Ubuntu 18.04.1. The deamon finally works after starting up the machine and is discovered by my audio device though it still has problems with ...
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reboot fails to raise network: needs restart of wpa_supplicant

This is happening on two Ubuntu laptops, one 18.04(Realtek 8192S/8191S 802.11n) the other 18.10 (Intel Corporation WiFi Link 5100). After startup I have no network until I restart wpa_supplicant. ...
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Can I remove “Nvidia X Server Settings” from startup?

I removed my nvidia GPU now I use intel's integrated gpu on my CPU. Can I remove "Nvidia X Server Settings" from startup in this case?
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eclipse startup error on Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed the Eclipse IDE, but there seems to be an error when I execute Eclipse.exe. Here's the log file: !SESSION Wed Nov 28 18:42:12 IST 2018 ------------------------------------------ !...
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Find what starts on login

What are all the places where things can start from, at login of Ubuntu (Gnome)? There's an application that crashes every time I log in and I want to remove it (but not the application itself ...
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Noob with linux needs help [duplicate]

So to briefly describe my experience with linux. Less then a few months and any problem ive had was easily fix with Google. But I'm now stuck at an impass. So I was having a problem with gdm3 tried to ...
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Failed to start File System Check on

A couple hours ago tried to start my Ubuntu laptop after a few months without using it and I found myself with this: I'm far from understanding what's exactly happening here. Does anyone know how to ...
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lubuntu logo shows on startup

I'm a ubuntu user but to test out I once installed lubuntu from terminal. I didn't like it so I removed it but the startup logo is still of lubuntu. What should I do to remove that completely also to ...
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something is awfully wrong with my laptop and I have no idea what

I've fairly recently begun to use Linux and am preferring it to windows a lot (terminal is awesome). Started off with mint which ran very smoothly but then transitioned into Ubuntu. It was working all ...
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How can I prevent any program starting at boot of the system? Is the procedure different for TeamViewer?

When starting Xubuntu on my laptop, a lot of applications start to run (taking a big part of my CPU and energy): TeamViewer, Skype and so on and so forth. I don't want to uninstall them. I just want ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 randomly stops launching

I've been on ubuntu for 2 weeks now and never got any problem (except dual boot broke windows but not related i think) -Today I booted Ubuntu and it worked perfectly I installed WooUSB to try to fix ...
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Run /etc/profile.d/script.sh as root

I have script in /etc/profile.d/script.sh that contains 3 lines: ifconfig ens5f5 down hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx ifconfig ensf5f I need to run this script as root when any of users log in. Here is ...
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Work around for Stuck keyboard key that acthualy works

Basically i have a keyboard key that appears to be stuck on boot (#7key). Both the bios and the Ubuntu startup give me a gross annoying loud beep when booting. However on boot if i press the 7 key a ...
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Can't get service noip2 to start on boot [duplicate]

I have installed no-ip dynamic ddns following this guide: https://www.noip.com/support/knowledgebase/installing-the-linux-dynamic-update-client/ I get the service running by sudo /usr/local/bin/...
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Script TTY1 Output?

I have several test Ubuntu servers in a small lab. I like to have status displays on the monitors of the server, like htop. Rebooting a server, however, means I have to log in and restart htop to ...
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python script in rc.local won't start at boot

This is what I've put in rc.local: /usr/bin/python3 /home/lz/DynDnsUpdater/DynDnsUpdater.py &>> /home/lz/DynDnsUpdater/log & It's supposed to redirect every output to the log file and ...
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Start Whatsdesk minimized in system tray on startup ubuntu 18.10

I'm using kdocker (I'm using GNOME though) for thunderbird and that works great. Now I've found this really nice desktop client for whatsapp and would like to start it at startup. There are 2 problems ...
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Standard user to run Firerfox instead of shell like GNOME Shell or KDE Plasma

I need to make a user than runs only one graphical program instead of loading the shell. It doesn't need to be restricted enough to reset all the settings every time the user logs out like regular ...
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Keyring password window not showing up after using fingerprint reader at startup

I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 where I used fingerprint reader to login. After startup and login I had to type also keyring password. Now on Ubuntu 18.04 the password window sometimes doesn't show up ...
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How can I start a Qt GUI application on boot without a display connected?

I need to run a Qt GUI App on every system start and run it forever. I have created a system service for it. Here is the service file content: QtGUIAPP.service [Unit] Description=QtGUIAPP [Service]...
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Have x11vnc automatically start in Ubuntu 16.04 server without someone first logging in at the server physically

What I would like to do is automatically start x11vnc as a service. Then lets say when the server restarts for some reason, I would remotely login to the remote ubuntu 16.04 server, without anybody ...
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How can i change OS setup screen?

I want to make changes to this screen that we saw when installing Ubuntu. Which directory do I need to modify? What exactly is this screen called? What exactly can I say to this screen? I've tried a ...
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How to solve the flickering of splash screen in 16.04?

From quite recently my splash screen has started continuously flashing upon boot with command lines.Have a look at this video
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Bluetooth is always turned on when on startup. How do I fix this problem?

A few days ago I turned on Bluetooth on my laptop and then turned it off. Now I see every time I start the laptop, I see the Bluetooth is turned on and I should turn it off manually and sometimes ...
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Running shell script to launch mongod on startup but before login on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on VirtualBox. I am trying to run a shell script that launches multiple mongo instances. I want the script to run after the system reboots but before login I have added the ...
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Running a service with an integrated chromium browser instance

I'm developing an application which is meant to run in kiosk mode. That means, when the machine is switched on, the OS (Xubuntu 18.04) is launched and it starts the application, which has these parts: ...
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New to Linux - Blank screen after attempting to update lubuntu

I am relatively new to the whole Linux world, so I might be missing something, but I tried to update lubuntu on my “Lenovo IdeaPad 100 S-14IBR”. Basically, the update appeared to download (run through ...
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Why is apache2 failing to start the service?

Job for apache2.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status apache2.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details. root@rick-hp:/home/rick# systemctl status ...
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How do I fix a frozen black screen on Lubuntu startup?

Followup question to: How can I detect a duplicate version of Lubuntu installed? How do I remove duplicate versions of Lubuntu? (Followup) The past couple days I have only specifically been using ...
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problems after upgrade xubuntu 16.04 64 to 18.04 64

Let's see if someone can help me I have updated from xubuntu 16.04 lts to 18.04 lts, the process showed no errors but when trying to use it I find: start extremely slow compared to the previous ...
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What in Lubuntu would cause monitor to alternate Analog/Digital and stay in black screen?

I just installed latest stable version of Lubuntu from USB. Tested it first running off the USB and the interface worked but after I installed and restarted as it requested, it defaults to starting ...
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How to disable Bluetooth on startup Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

How do you disable Bluetooth on startup? I found a few solutions but non of them worked, so I was wondering how can I create a script that will run on each system startup, and perform an action to ...
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How to start apcupsd at boot?

This should be simple, but I am stuck figuring it out. I am using apcupsd to manage my system in case of power outage. I know how to start the server: sudo /etc/apcupsd/apcupsd start (See the manual ...
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Wifi takes long to connect after startup, Kubuntu 18.04

I have Kubuntu 18.04 on a Thinkpad T450s. After I start the computer, the wifi seems to try to connect, then it fails, then it connects after about 30 seconds. Does anybody know why, and how to fix ...
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Screen rotation issue 18.04 desktop version

Because I've rotated my curved screen to portrait-style, I've changed the settings at All Settings/Display/Rotation (turn left). But every time my screen goes on standby, after I wake it up, it's ...
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Ubuntu not starting, have to start using old kernel

My Ubuntu 18.04 is not starting. On going to advanced option I can see kernel 4.15.0.33 and 4.15.0.30. Each time I have to manually select kernel 4.15.0.30 to start Ubuntu. Help.
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Xubuntu startx problems

after having a wonderful time with Xubuntu for about a year, it is now unable to start after some minor updates yesterday. Today it started once, then just failing. It boots to the login screen, but ...
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Discord Indicator on Startup

I'm wanting to add the discord indicator on startup. How do you set it up when logging in?
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sysv-rc-conf AND rcconf

it seems that sysv-rc-conf and rcconf is not available in 18.04. Is there any alternatives for user, who connects into Ubuntu 18 system remotelly via Putty? Thank you.
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How to hide desktop until application starts fullscreen

Using Lubuntu 18.04.1. I am running an application on startup from ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart. This application uses node.js to start a Chromium browser full screen in kiosk mode, and ...
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Run Wine 3.14 on Ubuntu16.04 startup [duplicate]

I have a Point of sale program that uses firebird-2.5 (Windows version only). I am having a problem that the software must run on the Ubuntu machine for the Windows machine to work. I have found that ...
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Grub error: “[ 1.281101 ] couldn't get size 0x00…e”

This error showed up when Ubuntu was booting up. What does it mean? What could be causing this error? It appeared after I updated grub.
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my pc shut down while updating to 18.04 now i only get a black screen after booting

It boots well, shows the clear /dev/sda1: clean thingy, then i get a brief lubuntu startup thing but from that point it's just an eternal blac screen. What can i do?
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fail message upon boot up on kubuntu “failed to reset device”

https://imgur.com/a/tlfSDeL I recently began getting this message every time I boot my pc, I use kubuntu 18.04 encrypted drive
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Duplicate screen when starting Ubuntu 18.04 on laptop with AMD Graphics

When I start my HP laptop, I see double GRUB window. Sometimes I must start up and shut down the laptop for 10-20 times until it runs correctly. There is also a problem with shutting down the laptop. ...
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After booting headless (no monitor) there's no video output when monitor attached

On an Ubuntu 16.04 server normally run headless (i.e., no monitor), there's no video output, no text at all, when a monitor is attached later. However if that Ubuntu server is booted with a monitor ...