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

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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 ...
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Run a udev rule for a USB flash drive when the computer is started with the device inserted

I want my Ubuntu 15.04 x64 server system to execute a script whenever a certain flash drive is inserted. So I created a custom rule file with the following content ...
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Arch linux can't login

My problem is that I can't login. If I try to loggin with correct username and password it doesn't do anything. I have error message on boot failed to create static device Nodes in /dev . This ...
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Script to run at shutdown

I'm trying to create the equivalent to rc.local that runs last during startup, but to run first during shutdown. I basically copy/pasted /etc/init.d/rc.local as the base template, and updated the ...
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Debian: Add start up script to bootable USB

So I've installed WANem and the only way to download it is by downloading a WANem custom version of Knoppix OS with WANem already installed. I want to add a start up script to configure something ...
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Linux Sudo Without Password Prompt [duplicate]

I want to run a bash command at startup (~/.config/autostart/myCommand.desktop) that requires sudo, but rather than it prompting me every time, I would like to include the password in the command, ...
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Is there a way of getting logs for startup processes in /etc/init.d?

Is there a way of getting logs for startup processes in /etc/init.d? I am running Raspbian (Debian Wheezy). dmesg shows boot log, but does not go far enough. Some time ago I added a script to start ...
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Which system file is loading the “wl” (wifi) kernel module at boot time?

I've recently installed the "wl" (wifi) kernel module on my system. It's a driver that makes my Broadcom wifi card work. Unfortunately the module gets enabled at boot time (wifi light comes on), which ...
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How do I display a message when I logon?

I am trying to display a message when I log on to Linux Mint 17.2. I have tried various methods without success: 1) I created a file /home/myusername/Desktop/startup-message.sh as follows: ...
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Command not starting on boot

I'm trying to run this script https://github.com/oblique/create_ap on startup on my RPi with this command: /usr/bin/screen -dmS ap /usr/bin/create_ap -m nat wlan0 eth0 RaspberryAP ******, but it ...
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How to permanently disable root-password prompt for recovery mode, RHEL7

Note: I asked a similar quesiton concerning version 6 of these bundles here. Note that 7 uses systemd and may have a different implementation In the rare cases that a RHEL or CentOS 7 system is ...
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How to permanently disable root-password prompt for recovery mode, RHEL6

In the rare cases that a RHEL or CentOS 6 system is prevented from booting by (for instance) an improper shutdown, or a forced fsck-check failure on boot, the console will prompt the user for a root ...
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How to use port 5900 for vino when also using vncserver on startup?

Is it possible to have vncserver start a configured display only as :1 and leave :0 available for vino? On Centos/RHEL 6.5, I have set up vncserver to create display :1 on startup by putting the ...
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Starting Apache Httpd at Boot time with Zero intervention, CentOS and authbind

I want to start Apache Httpd when Linux starts (with Zero intervention like submitting the root password, I don't want write the root password to start the apache service!!!) Later of Apache was ...
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How to autorun a C# mono applications on Raspberry PI startup?

I have a Raspberry PI running Raspbian and I connect to it through RDP or SSH. And I have 2 applications in C# and I run them through mono. One is a WinForms app (GUI app, which cannot be launched ...