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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Ubuntu: freezing on startup

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a new ThinkPad laptop as a dual boot with Windows 8. It has been running for a few days without issue. However, when I booted my computer today, it got stuck on ...
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Curl fails to download a file during start up

I am adding startup script in Ubuntu with update-rc.d. My script says : #!/bin/bash nohup curl -C - -o ~/Downloads/linuxmint-17-xfce-dvd-64bit.iso.part 'http://mirror.umd.edu/linuxmint/images/...
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System freezes on startup

Lately my Arch Linux desktop freezes more frequently after I boot it up. Now it happens about 4-6 times before I finally get a complete startup. It freezes as different points, sometimes at a message ...
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Indicator-cpufreq doesn't start on login

If I run indicator-cpufreq in the console it will start up just like it is supposed to and appear in the panel. However, if I place the same command in the startup programs it doesn't appear on ...
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Removing Gnome GUI and Booting From CLI

I'm running an ARM version of Ubuntu provided by Linaro. I'm not 100% sure on current version as I'm re-installing using the manufacturing tools (I want to say its Linaro 11.10). However, I was ...
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Add poweroff to startup script

I want to add poweroff to startup script /etc/rc.local (Ubuntu). It sounds odd or silly, the reason is I want to tease my friend for few minutes. I didn't tried it up to now. Question: Does the ...
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Is it possible to save in a log everything the system outputs when I turn it on?

I am using a BeagleBone Black without any screen. It works fine, but sometimes when I turn it on it hangs and have to reset. I do not know why this is happening and since I cannot see whatever it is ...
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Where to check battery state and set CPU governor/performance level during boot?

My laptop supports setting a "performance level" (normal, overclock or silent) that influences the CPU clock rate and fan speed beyond the usual CPU governor setting. The level is set to "normal" by ...
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How do I prevent Xorg from loading one-time?

My current Xorg configuration is freezing the machine (and text based terminals don't seem to work). Is there a way (e.g. holding down a hot-key) I can prevent the loading of X at boot time? I cannot ...
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LinuxMint 14 x64 halts during startup at: stopping samba auto-reload integration

My Lenovo Y500 intel i7 nvidia gt 560m LinuxMint 14 x64 halts during startup at: stopping samba auto-reload integration No error shown. No login prompt. I accidentally executed this in the wrong ...
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Ubuntu cannot start from terminal

Ubuntu 12.04 By a mistake, I stopped lightdm. Then switched to tty1, and rebooted. Now, After startup, It just came a black screen with a cursor, can type nothing. I tried Ctrl+F1 to F12 (and Ctrl+...
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Autorun Tomcat in Linux Mandriva - java.io.IOException: invalid argument

Here's the autorun script, which i use - #!/bin/sh # description: Tomcat start/stop script # chkconfig: TOMCAT_PATH=/java/apache-tomcat-7.0.32/bin TOMCAT_START=$TOMCAT_PATH/startup....
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Start systemd service after network is up

This is the first time that I have to mess around with systemd. I can't find a solution how to manage, that my service starts after the network is up. I try to start knockd.service on startup on my ...
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How to edit /etc/sysconfig/iptables from: RESCUE MODE boot?

Let's say the /etc/sysconfig/iptables needs to be edited because, due to it I can not ssh to my server. I start my server in "Rescue Mode", but when I login, there is no such thing as /etc/sysconfig/...
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systemctl start depending on tty

I would like to start Apache automatically on my machine, but only if I login from TTY1 (I do not run a display manager). If I log in from any other TTY, it should not start. I tried this in my ...
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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 "1440x900_60.00"...
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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 do start a background sudo task on startup (like a daemon)?

I am familiar with controlling preconfigured system daemons (as packaged by Debian) with the systemctl command. I also have a custom "service" that I start manually with: sudo process --option ...
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How to automatically run script on Linux startup?

I need to execute a shell script on an Ubuntu startup. I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS version of Ubuntu. I tried many things like rc.local, init.d etc. but I couldn't get it work. This is the shell ...
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Create program/daemon that launches on OS startup [closed]

How do I create a daemon for *nix machines that starts up when the OS boots up? On MacOS, I am guessing the best option would be a brew service. What are the best options for linux?
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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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What is the device process name if Unix server restsrt

On Microsoft Windows NT, at system startup the event number 4608 is generated by Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing and I can see that in the security event log. You can read more about it in this ...
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How to add StartUp application in Arch Linux [closed]

I am using Arch Linux, I want to add a start-up program in Arch Linux. How to add start-up program which will execute after login after every boot ? Note: I am not system administrator, I am just a ...
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can i run a java software on startup

I have a raspberry pi with raspien installed. When I start my PI I would like to run the following steps after the operating system is loaded if possible: a java software that checks the internet ...
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How do I wait for networking before running a script? [duplicate]

I have a .bashrc file and inside it I have added the line ~/bin/startup2.sh. This works fine if I open a terminal after startup. But when I open a terminal on reboot like this, I get an error that ...
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Run shell script at startup (Kali Linux)

This seems like a very basic thing to do, and I have even followed a few tutorials to get a simple script to be run at startup, but to no avail. Here is what my script, which is in the root directory,...
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Run a php file as service?

I created a .sh file and it is email.sh In this email.sh file I have these lines #!/bin/sh php /home/username/public_html/Worker.php Now, I want to make that email.sh as a startup service in the ...
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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?
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configure Unix apache Web server to automatically start on reboot? [closed]

How you would configure a Unix Web server to automatically start on reboot? Webserver- apache Web server os-centos Using Wget command I have downloaded the apache Web server. For example In ...
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Run an application at each system boot in Arch Linux [duplicate]

I am using Arch Linux. I don't have any special permissions, I am just user without any special privileges. I want to start an application after each boot. I have already tried using crontab jobs, ...