We define "idle" based on how screen savers in Linux define it. I found this tool called "xautolock". I tested it like this: /usr/X11R6/bin/xautolock -time 1 -locker "notify-send test" I placed ...
I recently found out about the upstart "service starter" that Ubuntu is using and that is (apparently) the future to start/stop jobs in Linux. It's pretty new to me (I was used to the old SysV system ...
Does anybody know (of a resource listing) what scripts are run automatically, and when, from the moment I startup the computer until it's shutdown again. I know several places where I can add scripts ...
About a month ago I installed Lubuntu 11.10. Since that time there is a problem with booting and shutting down. Booting is endless. This screen never disappears, so I have to manually press the ...
I'm running Red Hat 5.1. I have a script called sysinit that I added as a service using chkconfig --add sysinit. I have the following set in the file: #chkconfig 4 01 01 This creates one symlink ...
How do I stop a program running at startup in Linux. I want to remove some apps from startup to allow them to be managed by supervisord e.g apache2
I've got a few commands that I run in rc.local so they are run last in the startup sequence. I would like to know if there is a similar facility for undoing the results of those commands at shutdown, ...