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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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How to start a service upon an lxc container start?

I would like to start OpenVPN automatically upon the launch of its lcx container. The container runs Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, service openvpn start is successful (when launched from the running container) ...
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Execute a command instantly after system is powered

I would like to execute a command instantly after system is powered. My project is realized in an embedded Linux environment (Yocto-based, with U-boot bootloader), therefore I would like to show a ...
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Disable dockerd at startup

I am using docker sparsely. I don't need the daemon to be running all the time. I would like to disable it from starting up automatically. I tried doing : sudo systemctl disable docker but it ...
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How to turnoff Debug mode in Jboss server on a Linux machine?

When I start a JBOSS server 6.4 on my linux machine, it displays all the messages. But I don't want to see those messages, hence need to disable them. How can I turn off those messages in JBOSS 6.4 ...
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Systemd Synergy Unit File

I have a problem with systemd and Unit files. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome Edition and I want to start up the application "synergy" when I log in. After some research, I've learned that user unit ...
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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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“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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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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troubleshooting AMD-Vi IO_PAGE_FAULT

I have been trying to run Linux on a PC with an AMD CPU. The installer for Ubuntu 16.04 loads fine but once the OS is loaded on the hard drive upon reboot I get a flood of console errors reading: ...
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Very long ubuntu startup time

I've just installed Ubuntu (on an SSD) and startup takes over two minutes. I've checked "dmesg" and found a clear 90 seconds process that probably shouldn't be there. [ 13.831788] audit: type=1400 ...
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XOrg slow boot time

I have a Debian 3.16.36-1+deb8u2 (2016-10-19) x86_64 system with GNOME. It takes up to a minute to boot. I have two screens connected to a NVidia GTX 970. [ 7.660] (--) NVIDIA(GPU-0): AOC 1950w (...
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Start process at startup

I have installed JDownloader on my Debian based NAS System and want to get JDownloader starting at boot. I have setup a script in /etc/init.d/jdownloader and can start JD with SSH like /etc/init.d/...
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Non blocking Dhcpcd via Systemctl

I have seen the --no-block argument with systemctl start but I have no idea how to have this in a config (ex.: /usr/lib/systemd/system/dchcpcd.service) or do this with the systemctl enable command. ...
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Porting kernel 4.6 to ARMv6 board (Samsung S3C6410) which runs 2.6.38

I'm trying to get kernel 4.6 running on an S3C6410 board. In order to complete the port and to boot fully, I need to configure the kernel to work with the NAND flash and the SD controller on the ...
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scp and rsync not working when executed within .sh files from “startup programs window”

With Ubuntu Mate 16.04, I have a file my_backup.sh like this: # Log just for trying echo $(date) >> /home/albert/dia_hora # BBDD NOW=$(date --date="yesterday" +"%d") FILE="...
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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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Linux Networking Bootup script takes too long

I am working with a fork of a raspberry pi SoC. One of the modification is the use of AP6210 WiFi/Bluetooth chip. I am running Debian. During boot up, the following 3 startup scripts need to run in ...
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Scripts cannot run simultaneously on startup

I want two scripts (Server_drive, Server_video_boot) running on startup, but there is conflict between them. Specifically, there is always running the script with the lower priority. I tried with many ...
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Run script when window manager loads using root owned 700 autostart file

One of the 3rd party proprietary GUI software I use requires typing login credentials every time I log in to my Cinnamon desktop. It does not support autologin of any kind. Therefore, I decided to ...
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Find out if system startup was initiated by rtc alarm

How can I know if a system startup was initiated by an rtc alarm event in linux? I am writing some scripts that handle sleeping/shutdown of my htpc. I want the machine to sleep after recording has ...
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Run a command before services are started

I have a Oracle Linux 6.3 system on which I would like to run a command when the machines starts up before any other services are started. The reason for this is to try and work around a bug in RHEL 6....
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How to write a systemd script that runs usb_modeswitch and connects to the internet at startup?

I have a cisco AM10 wireless adapter and every boot, I need to run usb_modeswitch -v 1307 -p 1169 -L -I -u -l to get it to function as an adapter. Then I have to run a netcfg profile to connect to ...
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Why if I don't disable nm-applet and xfce4-volumed my startup slows down?

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04, and after I ran the update, my login started slowing down big time. I've dabbled a little bit with the programs in Settings -> Settings Manager -> Session and Startup, and ...
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Automatically start named pipe reader on startup?

I'm trying to run a script with root access from PHP. I can't do that because Apache's user, www-data, don't have root access because of security reasons. To fix that, I was advised to use a named ...
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How to make system startup to not wait on particular systemd service start

I have few virtual machines running under libvirt, and they are stared on the host system startup. This is controlled by libvirtd.service systemd configuration. This delays the availability of the ...
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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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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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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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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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Python file not executing correctly through systemd

I have a python file to update an A-Record on my CPanel web host. It imports a module named cpanelapi which is located in the same directory as the ddns.py file. When I execute ddns.py from the ...
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Where does a bash process get its default signal handlers/traps?

From https://stackoverflow.com/questions/50606753/do-getrlimit-and-setrlimit-work-by-reading-from-and-writing-to-etc-sec#comment88227414_50607042 Bash doesn't have a special handler for SIGQUIT ...
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Splashscreen for embedded Linux

Is it possible to get a normal splashscreen for Linux? I'm trying to show a logo before my application is autostarted with Linux, I've activated this option in kernel, the logo comes after ca. 2 ...
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Linux Mint starting into Emergency Mode

I run Linux mint of an external hard drive. Today it made I funny noise and when I rebooted it entered emergency mode. I can still use my laptop via: Advanced options for Linux mint 18 Cinnamon 64-...
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How to auto-start hostapd

I've installed Ubuntu Server on my Orange Pi Zero. It should act like wifi access point. In order to start I normally have to do the following manually: /etc/init.d/hostapd start /etc/init.d/isc-dhcp-...
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Getting a sticky background terminal running on the bspwm workspace in fullscreen

I am attempting to have a terminal running a custom command in the background layer of my window manager in full screen mode on boot. attempted to execute in bspwmrc, but did not execute on boot #!/...
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run daemon on startup/login if scheduled time is missed

I have a daemon/script that runs daily in macos Sierra, but I can't find a way to make it run if the computer was off at the scheduled time. Specifically, I'd like: run script/daemon once a day at a ...
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Read input with startup script Finnix 110

I am in the process of setting up a liveUSB that will run some scripts on a machine when it is booted. The main OS on the USB is finnix 110, and I am setting up startup scripts in the /indep/rc ...
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`Unhandled Exception: System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null.` error while running `dotnet run` using a startup script

I'm trying to run a dotnet app using dotnet run --configuration Release at system server Startup/Reboot. I'm using a init.d script to acheive the same. My startup script, located at /etc/init.d/...
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Arch linuxBoot hangs on Started Update man-db cache

After a full upgrade of the system with pacman -Syu The kernel has been updated, but when I shut down the laptop and open it again it hangs on this message: [ OK ] Reached target Graphical ...
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Cent OS 7 MTA:SA Game Server Auto Start on boot

Centos 7.2 Multi Theft Auto 1.5.3 Linux Server This Game server runs fine. I would like to know how to best auto start this game server for 24/7 operation on all occasions of server startup/reboot/...
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Adding custom Sys V init scripts

If I were to add custom scripts in /etc/init.d/ to link them from the link farms, what happens when the distribution is updated. Is it guaranted to preserve the scripts in /etc/init.d and not to ...
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mount truecrypt volumes using system encryption passphrase

From a previous Windows setup I have two Truecrypt encrypted harddrives. I can mount these without any problem during my fedora session with: sudo /sbin/cryptsetup open --type tcrypt /dev/sdb2 stuff ...
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Why can linux not see usb devices present on startup?

I am trying to run linux (tails, which is based on debian) on a laptop (Lenovo 11.6 Inch Ideapad 100s) from a live usb drive. However, once I get past the boot menu, the mouse and keyboard stop ...
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/etc/network/interfaces automatically startup pppoe on wireless lan (wlan0) on boot and also make it persistent

I do have the following setting OK in /etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan0 auto dsl-provider iface wlan0 inet static address 192.168.XXX.XXX netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.XXX.255 wpa-ssid ...
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Run a script after login that prints to the terminal a welcome message?

I want a script that writes to the terminal a welcome message (something like echo "welcome, usr. Linux version..." etc). I have the script written, it works (i.e. it has execute privileges) so I know ...
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Rotate Display at Startup

So I'm trying to rotate the screen upside down at startup because the screen I'm working must be upside down. I'm working with a game emulation OS called Lakka, so I can't use "xrandr" to flip it. So ...
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El Capitan 10.11.15 can't set disk with OS as startup disk, only boots if I reset nvram

Mac Pro (Mid 210) Since installing El Capitan on new HGST 6T drive I can ONLY boot this system by resetting NVRAM. If I try to restart I get apple, progress meter, then circle with line through it ...
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Different mount output with and without initramfs

I need to create an initramfs to load a driver to access EMMC which contains the root filesystem. In my current kernel build, the EMMC driver is modular (sorry, can't change this). After the kernel ...