Questions tagged [startup]

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

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Causes of busybox brop

At what seemed a random moment (nothing special was happening to my knowledge), all my files where suddenly read-only. After rebooting, my Linux Mint 20 doesn't start and drops to busybox, with this ...
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my startup script does not start when I want to

So I am having a bash script in /etc/init.d/ containing this init info: ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: minio server # Required-Start: $local_fs $remote_fs $mysql $all # Required-Stop: ...
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Find the origin of a bridge that is created during startup

Every time I startup my Fedora installation (bare metal), a bridge is created (called br-545f118f3baa). There are no interfaces connected to the bridge. The bridge interface gets an IP address in the ...
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Linux command to add UI application in startup applications

I have Ubuntu16 and I have ui application which I want to start automatically once the user logs in. For this I have created a script which has below commands: #!/bin/sh cd /home/super/Documents/ ./...
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kubuntu grub console at startup

I neweblie linux user. I have installed kubuntu on my laptopn. Every time I see grub console at the startup. Console does not exit by timeout. I must to input "exit". How to disable grub ...
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Why aren't Programs minimizing in the background app tray?

I have Zorin OS, which I've been using for 1 month. It worked fine. I installed qBittorrent and Variety (Wallpaper Manager) from the Gnome Software. Both softwares worked fine, but now I noticed that ...
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Running a script at startup via graphical interface doesn't work whereas it works when I run it in cli

I'm running Linux Mint 20 and try to use the GUI to launch my startups scripts. All are working as expected but two of them: xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap AND mongo-express -a -u XXX -p XXX --url mongodb://...
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Systemd: Fix ordering cycle when mounting an NTFS volume on a legacy raid array at boot time

Problem I have what the mdadm man page calls a "legacy array", i.e. a raid array without superblocks. I finally managed to make systemd mount my data partitions within at boot time, but ...
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Modification of DBus /etc/dbus-1/system.conf broke the startup process

I have modified the file /etc/dbus-1/system.conf where I have changed the document to something like that: <listen>tcp:host=localhost,bind=*,port=6667</listen> <auth>ANONYMOUS</...
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Should I put my systemd [Install] section in my .path file or my .service file?

Configuring systemd to redeploy my service when I commit a new source .jar file, I have a path file that goes along with the service and uses a PathChanged directive. I read somewhere that the install ...
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Stop automatic application execution on graphical login

I use Manjaro 20, and have changed the display manager from LightDM to SDDM, out of that and installing normal applications, I haven't changed anything on the system. For some reason xfce4-terminal ...
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Stop BuzyBox Command Line for Loading on Start Up

My computer turned itself off to protect itself from a power-surge. This has happened before many times, with nothing weird happening the next time I turned on the computer. I would press the power ...
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All the ways to run bash command without blocking

I wrote a small tutorial that uses rclone to mount a network drive at login. Then I had to get on a usb stick & remove the rclone line from .bash_profile, as rclone opens in the current process &...
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How to permanently set keymap

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04. I posted a question and receive an answer regarding changing the keymapping of a specific key in order to eliminate unwanted functionality. That worked, but now that I've ...
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unable to start mysqld

I'm getting the following after I try to start mysql: $ sudo systemctl start mysqld Job for mariadb.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status ...
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How to stop kernel from deactivating device?

I installed kernel modules for my mac book touchbar without any errors. When booting it works as expected till right before the desktop environment loads then nothing. I checked the boot log using ...
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Run sudo command on ubuntu startup without interaction (no need to provide password)?

Each time I start Ubuntu (20.04) I always need to start a terminal and run: echo 2 | sudo tee /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode Since its for some reason not possible to configure Function Keys ...
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How to remove startup terminal “GNU GRUB version 2.02” on Linux Mint 20 cinamon?

I installed Linux Mint 20 on a clean drive, but I keep getting this terminal on startup. GNU GRUB version 2.02 Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the ...
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Old 2004 FreeBSD Box & SSH

Been years since putting backups on it. Now, need to get them off. Trying ssh & scp. The dreaded "no matching cipher" message. Yes, I would update it, if I could, but would rather not. ...
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Slow boot process while ubuntu starts because of systemd temporary file creation

I run ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell laptop; I just love the fact that you can set the workspace to a grid format in 16.04, unlike say 18.04 where it looks like a line, but not sure if 20 does have the grid ...
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fluxbox inside rc.local startup script sometimes does not spawn process and start

This issue is driving me crazy. I have no clue why it sometimes happens. Its totally feeling intermittent. I have a /etc/rc.local shell script that fires off on startup. I am using Ubuntu x64 19.10... ...
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Hard drives added to fstab not mounting at startup – Pop-OS 20.04

I added three drives to the fstab file following a tutorial but only one of them mounts at startup. I tried sudo mount -a and all three drives mounted. fstab: # /etc/fstab: static file system ...
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auto opening multiple screens in tmux with commands upon system startup

I´ve tried to find the best way to auto-open a bunch of cryptobots (named hummingbot) when starting my system with a script, and my research led me to tmux. The hummingbot is called via bin/...
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Run script at logout/shutdown in CentOS7

I have a couple of scripts that I would like to run on logout/shutdown and can't find the place to add them. I use mate-session-properties frequently to add scripts to run on startup - where is the ...
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How to run a script to listen for keypress as root on startup

I am running a proxmox server that has a windows VM. I would like to change the function of the machine's power button to turn the VM on and off. I have used the resources from here and here to write ...
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Emergency Mode Error on Startup

I boot up my CentOS 7 PC and on startup, it shows me this error (see image) - if I press CTRL+D, it boots up fine. Is there a way to clear this message or default it to starting up normally because ...
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Error when using gvfs in crontab

i have the following script that i wish to run at start-up for a specific user: #!/bin/bash touch createdfile gvfs-trash createdfile gvfs-ls trash:// gvfs-trash --empty gvfs-ls trash:// I've edited ...
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RC-Service show a Error on Alpine Linux

today, I wanted to start something with the rc-service command, but the show the error: * Call to flock failed: Bad file descriptor * WARNING: PROGRAM is already starting. How can I fix it? It is ...
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Is there a way to make linux open a browser window at login?

How can I make Linux open up Chromium when I log in (I use auto-login on Raspbian)? My browser is already configured to open at an specific page.
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Laptop freezes on boot

While using Kubuntu 20.04 on laptops with a ryzen processor, sometimes when you try firing it up, it gets stuck at the boot screen and u have to reload a couple of times to get in, unless you have a ...
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Start VM and save state vm on startup/reboot/shutdown

In fact I wanted to run below script when I turn on or reboot or shutdown my computer. startup.sh - vboxmanage startvm vmname --type headless reboot.sh - vboxmanage controlvm vmname savestate ...
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Help with rc.local and executing a script on startup in debian 10

I'm new to debian and I'm currently really struggling to make a script execute at startup. I've tried cron and update-rc.d but neither worked for me. So I'm now trying to work with rc.local. In there ...
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Is it possible to start Bash up with better single quote characters?

In this answer, user pizdelect explains how to start a new Bash subshell that uses U+2018 and U+2019 for the single quote characters, but notes that you can't set this from inside bash. Therefore it ...
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How can I modify system wide XFCE startup defaults on CentOS7?

I have a CentOS 7 server that is shared by multiple users (20+) via NoMachine virtual desktops. There are a handful of applications that are set to startup by default w/ the XFCE desktop for any user ...
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How does ssh-agent start on boot?

I've just installed Fedora, and noticed that ssh-agent is already started on boot. Out of curiosity, I checked /usr/lib/systemd/system/ and didn't find it listed as a service there. I didn't find it ...
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Restoring Linux Mint 19.2 from snapshots on an external USB drive boots me into tty NOT linux desktop. Any ideas what's wrong?

I recently screwed up my Linux Mint 19.2 laptop's drive and need to restore it from recent Timeshift snapshots stored on an external USB drive. My procedure has been to: Reinstall LM 19.2 from a ...
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Startup Application Preferences - Automatic remember apps @ Logout vs Work Spaces

How to have the "Startup Application Preferences - Automatic remember apps @ logout", not only remember which apps were running at logout but also the mapping of every instance of an app window with ...
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Remove start job for disc not in use

I am very new to Linux and it seems that i have created an bad issue. I wanted to install another OS on a disc already in use by my Linux Manjaro. I did format the disc and installed the os. I forgot ...
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Can't run script at startup

Debian Buster Xfce cant use Super (system symbol key) to open wishkermenu emulating the windows behavior of startmenu. So I installed xcape, to modify keys, and ran the shell command xcape -e '...
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Sound only come through screen. Force-reboot on alsa needed to have sound on speaker

I am running Mint 19.3. The sound on my computer comes from my screen (e.g. via the display port) instead of the speaker which is connected via jack. I solved the problem doing a sudo alsa force-...
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How to improve startup time of OpenRC system?

My Gentoo system with OpenRC init takes a long time to start, about 24 seconds (measured from GRUB to GDM). I was wondering if there are any recommended ways how to improve this time. But there isn't ...
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How to get system.d service startup dependencies for network.target to behave like network-online.target?

I am operating a CentOS8 (8.1.1911) minimal install for the purposes of running a web server. Some services in /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/ such as httpd.service mariadb.service ...
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Linux MInt (intermittent) ACPI startup error

When I press the power button on my Linux Mint machine, one of two things (unpredictably) happens: Everything goes as it should and I eventually end up on my Desktop I get stuck on a black screen ...
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How can I launch RetroArch by default on a Batocera Linux system?

I recently installed Batocera Linux on an old PC. It's running a Pentium D 2.8Ghz, NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS, and 5GB of RAM. I had to go with Batocera over Lakka because it wouldn't boot. So, Batocera ...
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Failed to show the preferences dialog GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown

I am facing issue in USB Live persistence Kali linux . I have installed it correctly and everything is going on nicely but after running it sometime i saw that the upper panel is not there it was gone ...
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AppArmor fails to load AppArmor profiles during startup

Woke up to find my system unable to startup with the following lines: [FAIL] Unable to find AppArmor initscript functions ... failed! [FAIL] startpar: service(s) returned failure: AppArmor ... failed!...
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Debian Buster fsck failed with exit status 4

I posted this already somewhere else but didn't get any response. I have updated my raspberry pi from Jessie to Buster now since then I finally was able to get domoticz working again, but another ...
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disabling part of touchpad at startup

For years I have been manually disabling the 'stick' part of the touchpad on a Toshiba Z30 at startup of Mint. This model has a hardware problem where the mouse moves around by itself. Have now ...
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Proper systemd initialization in virtual machine?

Have Centos8 instance running in a VM under VirtualBox, without any apparent problems. Got curious one day, and tried: $ sudo systemctl list-machines NAME STATE FAILED JOBS * ...
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Crontab or Init.d for startup scripts in linux?

Sorry if I am just dumb about this but I am currently trying to set up my raspberry pi to start a script at startup but I cant seem to figure out which is better to use, Crontab or init.d . I can't ...

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