Questions tagged [upstart]

Upstart is an event-based replacement for the /sbin/init daemon which handles starting of tasks and services during boot, stopping them during shutdown and supervising them while the system is running.

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How can leave tty1 and get internet connection on tty1

Hello In Ubuntu 18 LTS Dell Inspiron-5548 after delate LAMP and restart GRUB I just can start in TTY1 I don't have internet connection , I can't update or get packages from fsck , comands ctrl F1........
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Set advanced option as default ( = 0) startup in GRUB

I have an installation of Ubuntu 16.04 that only boots properly under an advanced option in GRUB (upstart). I know that you can rank the order of boot options from the grub menu, with 0 being the ...
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Initctl missing, need to run reload-configuration command

Ubuntu Sever, 18.04 I have a situation where I need to run a configuration file. The instructions call for me to run the following command: initctl reload-configuration However, initctl doesn'...
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Couldn't get into login screen

I have a dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 10. I don't know why I couldn't get into login screen of Ubuntu today with my screen stuck at this figure attached repeatedly as it blinks with a gap of 1 ...
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16 to 18 Upgrade Stuck - upstart, systemd issues

Hi I might need a bit of help with upgrading Ubuntu on virtual server, it seems it upgraded to 18 but there are some dependancies errors and none of the restart commands are found in terminal. "Apt-...
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mysql does not start after a reboot

I am using Ubuntu 19.10 and installed mysql-server on it. First it gave me an error error was mysql access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' solved by code below ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' ...
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unable to connect to Upstart Failed to connect to socket com/ubuntu/upstart : connection refused

I have a Ubuntu 16, whenever I run an apt-get update, things go correctly then I get a message indicating Processing triggers...... start: unable to connect to Upstart Failed to connect to socket ...
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systemd update conflicts with upstart

On my Ubuntu Server 18.04 (originally installed as 14.04 and upgraded to 18.04 few months ago), systemd update has now been "kept back". I looked at it in aptitude and it says that dependencies are ...
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Just need to run them on startup. Systemd

Ubuntu 19.04 Hi, I have a bug with systemd I have a launch-server.service file that has [Unit] Description=LaunchServer After=network.target [Service] WorkingDirectory=/home/aborigen/Launcher/...
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cron @reboot ubuntu ldap dependency

Question: Users can configure cronjobs @reboot, but the cron environment is not ready for users at boot time. How can cron be forced to run only after the system is ready for users on Ubuntu? On a ...
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My computer is stuck in Ubuntu Start up screen and doesn't start

I got Ubuntu 19.04 (old laptop) and my computer doesn't start. I'm not dual booting it with windows or any other Linux etc. I'm only having the Ubuntu 19 04 on it, I however got problem when starting ...
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Can't login ubuntu 16.04 (login loop)

I've got a problem that I can't login in my account. After I type in the password, it will go back to the login screen after a while And I can log in with the guest or add a new user. Also, I can ...
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Mysql service is not starting on Ubuntu 18.04

On running the commnad : $ sudo service mysql restart Job for mysql.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status mysql.service" and "journalctl -xe" for ...
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How to use systemd instead upstart?

Suddenly systemctl stopped to work while I ssh'ed in my remote server to check service status. Output was Failed to list units: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1 I discovered that ...
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Git installation failed on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install git on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but am getting the following error. Command: $ sudo apt install git Error: start: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed to connect to socket /com/...
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System wide variables for both init scripts and system?

I created my own init scripts that use variables: #! /bin/sh case "$1" in start) echo "Starting Public API" sudo -u techops sh ${JBOSS_HOME_PUBLIC_API}/bin/standalone.sh > ${...
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How do I execute a command on system start in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

According to linuxaudio.org, I should add the command echo 3072 >/sys/class/rtc/rtc0/max_user_freq to my startup scripts. In previous versions, I've done this by adding the line to the file /etc/...
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How to stop apache2 service

I need to stop apache2 service for 3 hours during the backup time. How can I do this through crontab or similar ways... I tried with crontab: 15 14 * * * service apache2 stop But nothing happens. ...
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upstart to systemd ubuntu16 - how to convert?

I have script from Ubuntu 14 working with upstart , how to convert it to systemd so it will work on Ubuntu 16 ? The file: start on runlevel [2345] and (started tty1 or started ttyS0 or started ...
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how to start a systemd service after another systemd service has stopped

I have a A.conf init file in ubuntu 14.04, where it depends on B as follows : start on stopped B i.e. A should start after another service B has stopped. Can anyone please let me know what is the ...
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apt-get install unmet dependencies “upstart-job”

When Im trying to install certain packages ie OpenSSH or isc-dhcp-server I get an unmet dependencies error depends: upstart-job I have no idea what this means. Any ideas?
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Setup Kiosk—convert Upstart to Systemd

Following this great tutorial https://thepcspy.com/read/building-a-kiosk-computer-ubuntu-1404-chrome/ which unfortunately is for ubuntu 14.04, I have started out to do that using ubuntu 18.04 LTS. ...
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Immediate logoff after login on Ubuntu 16.04

I try to quickly summarize the problem and what happened (details about system are below). I know there exist many similar questions however none of the answers did help in my case. I did not fiddle ...
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Start, Stop and Monitor an execution of java jar via upstart

On Ubuntu 14.04 I want to control a java process via upstart. If it gets stopped it should be started via upstart. The start and stop java process is controlled via the start-saasservice.sh and stop-...
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upstart returns “unrecognized service” only for some users

I've written a small custom REST service that runs via a python3 wsgi app under gunicorn, and is managed on the system via an upstart init script. (The host is ubuntu 14.04.1). The service is a git ...
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Output logs to dynamically created folder structure (based on the current date), using upstart to create the service

I have the following upstart configuration: start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [06] respawn respawn limit 99 5 #respawn is used to start the nodejs again, even if it fails. env NODE_ENV=...
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Upstart service says running but doesn't actually start

I have an upstart configuration file that's worked on my Ubuntu 16.04 VPS in the past (I reverted to upstart for 16.04 using this method here.) After reinstalling the server for a clean slate and ...
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How can I get the order of startup scripts - upstart and systemV

I have an upstart script that must start before a non-upstart (System V) script. I see that while booting, the systemV script starts before my upstart script. How can I check the boot order of these ...
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How to run upstart service in Ubuntu 18.04

I have purchased a new HP laptop recently with UBUNTU 18.04. But my ongoing project need "Upstart service". After using my new HP laptop, I am unable to find the "Upstart service" in UBUNTU 18.04. My ...
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Can I switch to Upstart services in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I used the following command to install upstart in ubuntu 18.04 but end up with the following. sudo apt-get install upstart-sysv [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to respawn automatically a process(wso2am)?

I have an upstart script as # Ubuntu upstart file at /etc/init/wso2am.conf #!upstart description "wso2am" pre-start script mkdir -p /var/log/wso2am/ end script respawn respawn limit 15 5 ...
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What does upstart means? How to solve this issue?

I've tried this sudo apt-get install upstart But I get this as feedback. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done upstart is already the newest ...
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Run script at login when GUI is ready with Kubuntu 17.10

I have found many things on how to do that. I tried with upstart, but it didn't do anything. I think I found some post that tells it doesn't come out of the box with upstart anymore. This is why this ...
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/sbin/upstart cpu usage

I have randomly getting >80% CPU usage from: /sbin/upstart --user Any idea how to stop that and the reason why is this happening? version: >>>lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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Why is /etc/init/tty?.conf ignored in Ubuntu 16.04?

When using Ubuntu 14.04, I used to have a custom /etc/init/tty2.conf that started a program in this virtual terminal. But after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04, these files seem to be ignored. Regardless of ...
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Upstart not detecting the new job on Ubuntu 16.04

I am unable to get Upstart to recognize my new job. I've checked the upstart cookbook, as well as various questions on the matter, such as this one. All the checks pass, but initctl list does not show ...
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Will Ubuntu 18.04 LTS still support Upstart or do we have to change to systemd?

Title pretty much says it all, I'm aware that since Ubuntu 15.04 systemd is the default service management tool, but can we still use Upstart with 18.04 if we'd like? If we can still use Upstart with ...
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Systemd vs Upstart

When I attempt to boot using systemd the keyboard and mouse do not work. When I boot using upstart the keyboard and mouse work fine. How do I get systemd working? I have looked over the other ...
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Failed to get properties: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1

I used Ubuntu server 16.04.4 LTS and begin with containerization on Docker. I am using the upstart kernel on which I am booting and as soon as I run the following command: systemctl docker status ...
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A PC boots using the “with upstart” option, but not with the default option (systemd) - is this a reportable bug?

My Dell 755 PC with 16.04 (and a dual-boot of Windows 10) has a problem. It started right after some updates that required a reboot to complete. My question is, is this a reportable bug, considering ...
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Failed to connect to socket /com/ubuntu/upstart connection refused 16.04 […] Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I need a HERO I was trying to install git with sudo apt-get install git-all But I've got this error: start: Impossibile connettersi a Upstart: Failed to connect to socket /com/ubuntu/upstart: ...
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Unable to login to Ubuntu 16.04 admin user account

Unable to login to Ubuntu 16.04. I had issue of getting only blank desktop screen earlier for which I ran below commands given in other thread to resolve the issue. sudo rm -fr ~/.cache/compizconfig-...
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New Mythbuntu Installation not working on restart

I've just installed and configured Mythbuntu 16.04.3 LTS on an Intel NUC. It worked fine (I watched some TV through a separate Kodi front-end) until I restarted the NUC, at which point I can access ...
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Is it still possible to remove systemd from Ubuntu 16.04?

I have read and followed the instructions in this question (and these). I'm working with a fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04.3, with xfce4 installed. But after installing upstart-sysv and sysvinit-...
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Is it possible to remove systemd completely in Ubuntu 17.10 replacing with sysvinit or upstart or OpenRC

Personal preference to run Ubuntu 17.10 without systemd as init replacement. I would like to know, if Upstart, OpenRC etc works anymore in Ubuntu 17.10 as direct replacement. I know, it will be hard ...
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16.04 to 17.10 login loop because of xsession and upstart

long story short, I upgraded from 16.04 to 17.10, and when I try to login I get a black screen for a second then I'm back to the login screen again. After inspecting .xsession-errors I found this line ...
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Completely remove systemd service

I have an old piece of software, which however works perfectly until now. It is a service, set up with sudo update-rc.d zcam_101 defaults sudo service zcam_101 start Last day I had to change a ...
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Zombie process: sd_cicero, Ubuntu 16.04

When I followed the instructions in this question to find zombie processes, I found this process Z Jan02 0:00 [sd_cicero] <defunct>. When I try to find its parent process, I get this: ...
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cannot reinstall upstart

I followed a fix for another issue but now the reboot and shutdown executables are missing. I have tried sudo apt-get install --reinstall upstart But I get this line at the end /var/lib/dpkg/info/...
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ubuntu fails to load the graphical interface— BLACKSCREEN, ALL TTYs working

I recently changed my entire machine and i just swapped my ssd in the new machine. grub2 works and shows my options, when i choose (k)ubuntu, it will end up in an empty black screen, however, when i ...

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