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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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Who writes the log on the screen during shutdown and startup (after grub)

As we know, when we startup the system (after grub) and when we shutdown the system, many logs will be printed on screen. I know that the kernel would write some logs of the kernel. But how about the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 VM in emergency/maintenance mode due to failed corrupted raided disk

I have a VM which has an attached raided device with fstab entry: /dev/md127 /mnt/blah ext4 nofail 0 2 The raided disks are corrupted and during startup the unit entered emergency/maintence mode, ...
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Shutting down computer for night?

How can I make a script to shut down computer while I sleep? I mean, it should shut down the computer when I run the script and start the computer at 6.45 am.
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How to stop anonsurf from starting when system starts up

I am using anonsurf package to be able to visit some websites that are filtered by my ISP. My problem is that although I don't need anonsurf to be enabled for everyday use, it starts at the system ...
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Failed to start mariadb server

starting mariadb server as a systemd service (systemctl start mariadb-server.service) fails with error message: Incompatible header in messagefile '/usr/share/mysql/english/errmsg.sys'. Probably ...
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How to make Mint Update launch in the background on startup?

I'm using Mint 19 (Tara) Cinnamon. I've accidentally removed the Mint Update entry in Startup Applications and then added it again, but this time it launches in the foreground (always talking about ...
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Does the bootloader load the kernel fully into memory

I read that the bootloader (Grub, or U-boot etc. ) locates the kernel (from maybe the HDD, or even flash memory if it's an embedded system) and loads it into memory on startup. Now, does this mean ...
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It takes forever to login

I'm using Debian testing with Gnome. For some reason it takes around a three minutes to login, after I have typed in the password and pressed enter. What could the reason be? I would love to provide ...
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System is booting up. Unprivileged users are not permitted to log in yet

Is there a way (other than permit root login on the target machine) to work-around the following: $ ssh 192.168.0.14 user@192.168.0.14's password: "System is booting up. Unprivileged users are not ...
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Boot stuck at “Started TLP system startup/shutdown.” [closed]

OS: KDE Neon 5.14 based on Ubuntu 18.04 Kernel version: 4.15.0-42-generic I tried booting from an older kernel version from the grub menu, still the system won't boot. It shows a long list of ...
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Mounts of systemd service script disappear

I have a systemd service file of the following kind. [Unit] Description=Mount some special file systems After=local-fs.target Before=syslog.service [Service] Type=oneshot ExecStart=/root/some-...
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How to execute a specific sequence of operations in i3 on start-up?

Using exec in the config file would start an application on startup. Any application to be bound to a workspace when it starts using assign. However, how could one do a sequence of operations on start-...
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Why can't a service startup at boot

I want to use systemd to make a service startup at boot. However I get the message saying that the service is inactive(dead): root@mdchost:/lib/systemd/system# systemctl status ...
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Unable to start postgres unless I type the command to restart it

Whenever I try to start my project the following error occurs. django.db.utils.OperationalError: could not connect to server: No such file or directory Is the server running locally and ...
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Linux Mint 19 “Tara” freezes on splash screen at final dot

I've downloaded the ISO and created a bootable USB drive but when Mint pulls up, it displays the Mint logo and the dots below it, however the final dot never lights green and the OS just freezes. Also,...
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Ubuntu with Xmonad - How to run programs on startup

I'm using Ubuntu Mate with XMonad. I can't seem to understand how to run something at startup after the login. I want some programs like Firefox to run when I login to my desktop. Now let's say I ...
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How to prevent this service from starting at boot

This question is different from the possible candidate since here I am asking how to remove the service at startup I am using a Seeed ReSpeaker Core v2.0 board. I would like to use the UART ...
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What is calling my executable *.sh script?

A long time ago I copied/modified a script that used inotify to tell me the results of an automatic clamscan when something was downloaded to Downloads - I followed this online resource: https://...
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Intermittent PCIe Bus Errors on startup (Arch Linux)

Since April when I built my computer with Arch Linux OS, I have been getting some errors that seem to point to the ASPM control of some USB 3.1 on my ASUS "ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING" motherboard. I ...
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Problem with additionally starting konsoles when booting (debian)

I am using the following command to start a konsole + execute a command at startup. konsole -e 'bash -c "MY_COMMAND;bash"' The goal is that the konsole stays open after executing the command (which ...
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How to load your own GUI app without the rest of the GUI in Linux?

Is there a way to load my own GUI app without the rest of the GUI in Linux? It's something like running Winamp only, and practically turning your PC into a music player.
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How to run a “Keep NumLock always on” command in Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on each reboot / re-login?

In an answer of my question on Code Review: Keep NumLock always on in Linux (C++), I am pointed to the right solution for this problem, that being a command: setxkbmap -option numpad:mac which ...
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new kali installation (EFI), I can't start on kali OS without the “super grub 2” usb key

I got a new computer. This computer works before with a multi boot (ubuntu OS, kali OS and windows OS). I wanted to erase all datas for install only a Kali linux OS (no multi boot, just only Kali). ...
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How to run files automatically after I power on my raspberry pi?

Is there anyway to have files (texts/videos) saved in a specific folder to run automatically once I start up my raspberry pi? I am creating a LAN of raspberry pi's with one central laptop connected ...
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How to run simple command on startup on FreeBSD?

I need to run a very simple command at startup on my machine using FreeBSD: cd /home/portal mv portal.sqlite corrupt_portal.sqlite This is clearly not a daemon or a service, just a one time command ...
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Why has Metacity stopped running at bootup, after I added gtk.css?

I'm running live knoppix 7.7.1 on a USB stick with persistence. Metacity has stopped running at bootup, after I did the following. I addded the file gtk.css to the pre-existing empty directories /...
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Is there a way to run a program at startup and in the background without root access?

I'm trying to have it so that my program is able to run at startup and in the background without having the user to be root. Ideally this would happen at the installation of the program and not using ...
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How to start KDE Plasma 5 on start up on FreeBSD 11.2?

On FreeBSD 11.2 I have plasma5-plasma-workspace installed, along with x11/kde5 and sddm and I'd like to boot KDE Plasma 5 on boot. I've DuckDuckGo searched this topic but I haven't found any clear ...
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Why I cannot initialize dummy interface at bashrc?

I did try to initialize a dummy interface in shell manually without no problem. In order to bring up this interface at every boot up process, then i tried to add it to /etc/bashrc or /etc/profile as ...
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How to understand the `A start job is running for Create Volatile Files and Directories ( Xmin Ys / no limit)` startup message

I am presently attempting to fix a broken (I think) Ubuntu 16.04 install on a VirtualBox install and it is hanging with the following message: A start job is running for Create Volatile Files and ...
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Random EXT4 FS errors

I'm having a wired problem in my laptop. It works fine but almost every hour the screen freezes. When I force the shutdown and start it again, I see problems similar to this: The only solution I ...
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Script for Logon Specific Key-Combination Or Shutdown

I'd like to add an additional layer of security to my Linux Mint 19 install - namely running a script at launch that, unless aborted by a certain keystroke combination, shuts down the computer. ...
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How to make Firefox auto launch at startup in fullscreen on Linux Ubuntu?

Firefox Ready Objective I want my ubuntu to start and show a Duck Duck Go in fullscreen. Motivation The first thing that I do on my PC is launch the Firefox and do stuff. For other stuff I hit the ...
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Is there a way to wait for boot to complete [closed]

With systemd one can query if the boot has completed by the command systemctl is-system-running which returns error code if boot hasn't completed. If one want to wait for the boot to complete one ...
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Using systemctl edit via bash script?

I install Debian a lot. To do this I have a fully-automated preseed.cfg; at the end of the preseed, it downloads and runs a postinstall.sh script from my TFTP server, which does some additional ...
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Cannot run redshift on login/startup

Following every way I found in the web redshift doesn't start after login. I use debian 9 with GNOME shell. Redshift from official Debian repository, installed via apt-get Way 1 Add file: ~/.config/...
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Portable way to run a simple script at startup

I'm trying to run a very simple script at startup as root. (Just sets up a root-owned directory in /tmp). Currently, I'm using this script to set up the boot hook and it appears to get the job done: ...
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Difference in rc.local and lxde autostart

I have created a python script with GUI and I want to be able to run it at start up once the Raspberry Pi boots. I placed my script in the rc.local but the GUI does not appear at start up. But when I ...
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Conky auto startup in Fedora 28

This is recurring question yet I cannot make one program (conky) to automatically start when GNOME 3 starts. In ~/.config/autostart I have the following file: cat ~/.config/autostart/conky.desktop [...
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How to run Bash script on startup on Linux?

I am running Linux 4.9.11-1.0.0 on my iMX7 dual development board. I have a test.sh file that I would like to run at startup. It currently only has a bunch of echo statements in it (just for testing ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 slow startup apparmor=“DENIED” error

I have a fairly recent installation of Ubuntu 18.04. Lately it has been really slow on startup. Another similar question suggested looking at dmesg and there are what look like two errors to me: [ ...
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How do I remove “SMBus Host Controller not enabled” message on Lubuntu VM startup?

I've installed Lubuntu (not Ubuntu) in a VMWare Workstation VM. Version 18.04. I'm getting a startup warning message I always get on my Ubuntu installs: piix4_smbus: 000:00:07.3 SMBus Host ...
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Startup script to decrypt home directory

I accidentally enabled /home encryption on installation. So I need to decrypt it manually from console after every system start. I do it with ecryptfs-umount-private. How can I make the decryption ...
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How to get a root shell by using syslinux start parameter

I'm trying to get a root shell using the start parameter of syslinux. The Linux system runs directly into a kiosk mode and all keyboard entry is blocked. Here is the original config: label vegas ...
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How to rescue Ubuntu Server 16.04 which is getting shut down by systemd script?

I wrote a program which automatically shuts down a Raspberry Pi 3b (Ubuntu Server 16.04) as soon as a button is pressed. It's nothing than a small bash script which reads a GPIO pin of the Pi every ...
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Can't properly stop SAP Hana on reboot / shutdown with systemd

We encountered the following problem in our company. We have multiple Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers on which "SAP HANA S/4" is running. We created a systemd Service to automatically start and stop ...
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Can boot Windows but unable to boot any linux

My laptop (Thinkpad W520) suddenly shut down without warning... I tried to reboot, passed grub without issue but, again, shut down during the boot process... I tried recovery mode: same. Live cd and ...
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Run script at startup as root after everything has finished

I have an IoT device with a barebones Linux distro on it. No crontab, chkconfig, or update-rc. How would I go about running a script when the device has started, after everything on the device has ...
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Debian monitor out of range after install

the title says it all. I've tried adding nomodeset to the boot options from grub at startup (press "e" etc...) but it doesn't work. I also tried adding vga=795 and although it did work it doesn't get ...
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How do I fix this strange screen that shows when I turn my Debian computer on?

This shows up when I startup Debian. Is this a problem, and how can I fix it?