the startup sequence, from the time the kernel goes live to when all services are up and running

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When is the appropriate time to start Redshift using upstart?

I have been trying to get Redshift to start before login so that the bright welcome screen does not blind me, in particular when switching users. Running Redshift as a service does not seem fully ...
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Start radio with systemd service

On a headless RaspberryPi, I would like to automatically start radio on boot, without any human action. I have written this file as /etc/systemd/system/radio.service : [Unit] Description=Radio ...
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Running a service before log in

I don't like opening a question here for such a, seemingly, simple issue; but I've been stuck on this for a while now and I have no idea what to do next. I'm running a Fedora 22 system on a ...
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Configuring update-rc.d script for startup only

I'm running Yocto Poky and have a test script I want to run on startup only. The script just appends date to a file echo $(date) >> ~/test.txt. I add it to the daemon with: update-rc.d -f ...
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Startup script needs root permissions

I have a script that I need to run at startup. I have it in init.d. I need to execute one of the commands within the script with root permissions. How do I go about doing this? Edit 1: For ...
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Systemd wait for network interface to be up before running service

I have a couple questions about systemd. I'm having issues consistently getting my script to run once the network interface is up. I have tried Requires and After as seen below but is inconsistent ...
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get rid of “No Caching mode page found” message during boot

during early boot, I get following error message: [sdb] No Caching mode page found [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through If I understand correctly, this is actually just a harmless info message ...
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Add CLI based Startup Application

I would like to start the cmus in terminal as a startup Application. I tried: --> cmus command as startup application. But it didnot open in the terminal.
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Disable isc-dhcp-server form startup

I am working with isc-dhcp-server on ubuntu 14.04.1, and i don't want that it run on start up so I disabled it from rc with sudo update-rc.d -f isc-dhcp-server remove But it still run on startup, I ...
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systemctl script not able to read and write

I have a script running at start up using systemctl. Shown below. The script that runs just reads and writes data from a txt file. [Unit] Description= Start sample script After=local-fs.target ...
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Graphical UI stops working shortly after boot [Linux Mint 17.3]

I recently updated to Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-bit from 17.2 through the update manager. Upon reboot everything was in working order so I decided to update the kernel as well which was probably ...
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Run mate-terminal on startup as root without password

I am using Linux Mint 17. I want to run mate-terminal on startup as root without need to type password (I want it to perform automatically) and execute python script in it without closing terminal ...
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Autoloading a particular driver, based on a detected specific kernel

I need some help in writing a tiny script and determining its placement within Debian 7.9 filesystem. As the title says, the script needs to be executed automatically on startup and, after checking ...
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What is the proper way to start a driver on boot?

I have succeded (full story here) on installing some ethernet card that, according to the docs, must be manually started: # modprobe e1000bp I would like this driver startup to be performed on boot ...
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Where do I find boot log in Debian 8 (to debug autostart issues)?

I am trying to debug why certain apps fail to autostart (autostart package). Premise: My final goal is to understand why the autostart sequence is broken (probably due to certain packages' autostart ...
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PPTP VPN client auto startup : need to restart network interface

The PPTP client works well. So the following lines were added in /etc/network/interfaces to enable the tunnel at system startup : auto tunnel iface tunnel inet ppp provider myTunnel according ...
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Run tpb at login or startup and have it continue in the background (Debian+LXDE)

I'm trying to have tpb automatically, actively running when I'm logged in. I'm not sure when it needs to be run to continue on in the background after the GUI's started and I've logged in. The ...
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Relation between shell start up processes and environment of parent process

"How are shell variables related to the environment that a process started by the shell has on start-up?" I read If processes inherit the parent's environment, why do we need export? My current ...
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“map: vt01 => fb0” - what is that?

At startup of Rasbian on Raspberry PI, when console asks for login I can see the following text: map: vt01 => fb0 What does that mean? How can I disable it? (hide this message, I would only like ...
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Restart service after boot then enable networking ordering

Problem: Server application when first started upon boot has memory leak. When service is restarted, it will then run without issue. Temporary solution is to: AFTER the OS has completed booting, ...
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Why are Dolphin and Konsole running automatically in Linux Mint (Ubuntu-based, KDE)?

They are in fact running on each system boot and in double instance, even if I close all the instances before shutdown. I checked /etc/xdg/autostart/ and ~/.config/autostart/ but there are no ...
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how to run a script start-up on live distro?

I'm using a live distro installed on usb drive (persistence mode) Is any way to run a script automatically when machine starts?
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Do I *need* `exit 0` at the end of `rc.local`?

What is the purpose of the exit code in rc.local? I seem to execute just fine without it. The header shows: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local - executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel # # Make sure ...
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Autostarting shell applications using Startup Applications Preferences?

In gnome I run "Startup Application Preferences". After that I press add and in comamnd field I write: logkeys --start. However, logkeys doesn't auto start. How to fix it?
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Linux Mint Hangs on Battery Check, Can't Access Terminal

freaking out a bit here. Put in a lot of work tonight on a major paper that I cannot now access. I was just about to go to bed and launched Minecraft for a 10 minute time of decompression and ...
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How to effectively manage autostart in Linux Ubuntu/Mint (KDE)?

I am aware I can use 'autostart' package. However there are certain programs (e.g. 2 windows of Dolphin) which start automatically despite they're not in autostart. Also, certain program fail to run ...
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How to turn on rEFInd in the startup again? [closed]

I formatted old macbook book, installed Mac OS X El Capitan, and refind boot loader, and linux mint. Installed: El Capitan rEFind boot loader Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela Mate with Codecs (64 bits) ...
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How to bypass rEFInd boot loader and boot straight to Linux OS straight?

How to bypass rEFInd boot loader and boot straight to Linux OS straight? Hi Guys, I managed to install rEFind Boot loader and Linux Mint on the old macbook. Whenever macbook turns on, it will go ...
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iso installed debian 8.2.0, but boot fails with strange textscreen artifact with red character

I got it to install on dev/sdb from DVD. (debian-8.2.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso) Basic install, default desktop. No extra packages from DVD#2#3 or via package manager installed. During startup, the ...
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Relative benefits of systemd and update-rc.d for boot scripting

I've been using update-rc.d to get scripts to run on startup on Yocto, which lacks an /etc/rc.local file. Now I've just come across systemd, which appears to do exactly the same thing. Can anyone ...
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Run script on startup for Old Linux kernel (3.0.0)

I need to run a script on system startup, but the Linux version is very old, so: There is no rc.local. Even when I created it and gave it a command, it was never run. There is no crontab at all. ...
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Linux Mint 17 Cinnamin + MySQL + turn OFF autostart

I have tried all the suggestions in hours of googling and still when I reboot and run service mysql status my server is running. since i only use mysql for database testing with my java apps i don't ...
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systemd script to enable/disable gnome shell extensions depending on connection status

As subject, I would like to write a systemd script which runs at startup and disables the weather shell extension if the laptop is not connected to the internet. When the system shuts down, it should ...
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Mysql init.d to systemd

I have two mysql instances on a centos 7 machine. init.d handles start on boot. problem is, only one instance starts on boot. both instances uses two different ports. Can someone help me with how to ...
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Set up bluetooth keyboard to enter disk encryption password

How can I set up a bluetooth keyboard, so that I can use it to enter the disk encryption key, so that my encrypted linux system boots.
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How can I automatically minimize all startup programs?

I have set around five programs to run at startup and it's annoying when they take all my screen space. The worst offender is probably the Steam client that starts in fullscreen mode. How can I ...
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Is the slow start of Linux Mint caused by my ATI Radeon Graphic Card?

I have recently installed Linux Mint (Linux OS based on Ubuntu 14.04) but I have encountered some problems. Every time before Linux Mint starts, it does show me this error on the black screen: ...
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How to change the resolution on screen at Startup in Fedora?

I have just installed Fedora 22 and am new to the Linux environment. My problem is this, at startup the GPU doesn't seem to auto detect the resolution of my monitor. xrandr --newmode ...
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Abortable task on startup on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a VM that needs to boot up, perform a specific task, and then shut itself down. It also needs to be possible to abort the special startup sequence to get the "regular" bootup behaviour, i.e. ...
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How can I kill a program started from rc.local when Ctrl-C doesn't work?

I was trying to create a program that runs at start-up that takes a picture every 10 seconds (In a infinite loop) on my raspberry pi but I discovered I had made a mistake but couldn't Ctrl+C out of ...
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Tomcat Homepage (localhost) doesn't showup

Assuming, I've successfully installed Apache tomcat in RHEL 7 followed almost similar instructions in here, except that I've tomcat8 user, assigned permissions and generating a keytool as ...
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irexec not starting at boot - LIRC

This code is in a shell script that starts up on boot /usr/bin/irexec /root/.lircrc -d The other sections in the startup script work, so the script runs ok. When the command is executed manually ...
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How could I create sort of a “CLI Kiosk mode” at system startup?

I created a script that, when executed, leaves the user with a blank screen where he can only type, much like a typewriter. It's a Python script, and I intend to port it to pure Bash eventually. Now ...
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lsyncd won't start at startup

My os is mint 17.2 First off, when I start it with: sudo /etc/init.d/lsyncd start it starts. But when I reboot my system it isn't started by default. How do I have it start at boot time? I had ...
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Execute a command after 10 minutes of boot

I have a CentOS Server. When the server Boots up I want to execute a command after 10 minutes of booting up. How can I do so? $ /usr/bin/curl -u admin:$PASSWORD -i -H 'X-Requested-By: ambari' -X PUT ...
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Stop a process from running on startup without removing it

Just for the heck of it I was running pgrep postgres and got a ton of results: postgres 1882 1 0 10:06 ? 00:00:00 /usr/lib/postgresql/9.3/bin/postgres -D /var/lib/postgresql/9.3/main -c ...
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How to delay a service startup on boot in Debian?

So to be precise I'm trying to delay the startup of "deluge-daemon" on my raspberry pi 2. Somehow the USB (NTFS) only gets automounted (I am using the default automount in Raspbian) after the X-server ...
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USB wifi driver not loading until after graphical interface, and login is complete. How can I speed this up?

I would like to move the launch level of usb wifi dongle. How would I go about doing that in linux? I looked in /etc/init.d/ but I don't see my wifi dongle. I'm using these drivers ...
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Using readahead in Debian Jessie

The article BootProcessSpeedup on the Debian Wiki lists a tip to speed up boot time. It says to install readahead and then #touch /etc/readahead/profile-once. It seems like an outdated article, ...
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Run a Python script in the background on boot

I recently installed the Google App Engine Development server on my FreeBSD home server to be able to test my GAE app remotely. What I can't figure out is how to run the Python development server as a ...