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I want to get list of applications which run at start up using terminal. In windows we can use msconfig.

is there any command i can use to show startup applications?

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You did not specify your distro; however, in Ubuntu and Debian you can find these applications by running:

ls /etc/init.d

All the files in this directory are actually links to the applications and on boot the OS goes through this directory and starts them all.

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