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I copied this this file (vokabel_daemon.service)

Description=Start vokabeltrainer daemon

ExecStart=/home/mm/lib/vokabeltrainer/box_vokabeltrainer.pl daemon --listen "http://*:3001"


to /etc/systemd/system/ (openSUSE12.1).

Then after a

systemctl enable vokabel_daemon.service
systemctl start vokabel_daemon.service

I could open my website.

But after a reboot it doesn't work any more.

systemctl status vokabel_daemon.service:

vokabel_daemon.service - Start vokabeltrainer daemon
          Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/vokabel_daemon.service; enabled)
          Active: inactive (dead)
          CGroup: name=systemd:/system/vokabel_daemon.service

After a systemctl start vokabel_daemon.service it is working again:

vokabel_daemon.service - Start vokabeltrainer daemon
          Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/vokabel_daemon.service; enabled)
          Active: active (running) since Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:38:16 +0200; 1s ago
        Main PID: 2288 (perl)
          CGroup: name=systemd:/system/vokabel_daemon.service
                  └ 2288 perl /home/mm/lib/vokabeltrainer/box_vokabeltrainer.pl daemon --listen http://*:3001

What do I have to change so that I don't have to start the daemon by hand after a reboot?

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

Assuming this isn't a typo, the install section in your typo service file contains a typo. It should be, multi-user.target instead of mulit-user.target (mulit vs. multi), e.g:

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