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Linux startup scripts

Background: I am running an Arch Linux build on my laptop. The system has been sitting there for three years. I've re-installed a couple of times, and I carried over the old dot files in my home ...
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System hangs at boot after making application autostart

I developed an application using Qt for Debian-KDE platform. To make application automatically start at boot, I cretae a Desktop Entry file in /home/user_name/.kde/Autostart/ This leads to freeze ...
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System load and keylock Indicator will not autostart in Linux Mint 17

I just switched to Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon from Ubuntu 14 and I do like the interface more! After installing I started configuring and adding all apps I use. I installed indicator-keylock and ...
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Keeping Microsoft from auto starting on Mac

Whenever I start up my Mac Mini (running OS Mavericks) or Macbook Air (OS 10.9), I have to wait while Word and Excel automatically load and open. I've tried stopping this from happening via system ...
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Auto-enter master password in Keepass on launch

I use Keepass only for unimportant sites and it's set up to autostart with Windows. Entering password every time is quite annoying. Of course I can use something like recorded macro. But is there any ...
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Get notified when a program adds itself to autostart?

I would like to get notified when a program adds itself to the Startup / Autostart list, how can I accomplish that?
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Script not working when run automatically

This script (parts of it) runs perfectly when invoked manually from the Terminal: #!/bin/bash [[ "`ps -e | grep -c $(basename $0)`" -gt "2" ]] && echo -e "`basename $0`: Mutiple instances ...
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Windows 7 kiosk turn off screen keyboadr autostart

I have a Windows 7 kiosk, which is supplied with screen keyboard enabled. I am making a kiosk software, and I don't want the screen keyboard autostarted. I will not be able to configure all kiosks ...
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Win7: Autostart (mcsonfig) for user SYSTEM?

Okay so when you open up msconfig.exe, you can select which applications that should start when turning on the computer. It's in the tab "Autostart". However, that tab only show alternatives for the ...
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How to remove an install program from Windows lauched for each start?

I'm facing a strange problem about Windows Server. I installed SharePoint Server on my Windows Server Instance (it works well) During the install step, the prerequisiteinstaller.exe install some ...
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How to get Bit Torrent Sync to auto start in fedora?

I am new to Bit Torrent Sync and Fedora. May I know how can I get BT Sync kicking when my machine start? I am able to sync via the browser client but unable to get it auto start when the machine boot. ...
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Autostart run_script on start-up of a machine

I have a program which is being run using a script manually(i.e. run.sh). I am planning to make an image (AMI) of the server and launch it at multiple servers. Before doing that, I should be able to ...
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Checklist to configure programs to (not) run at startup in windows 8

I'm asking specifically for Asus Splendid, I'd like to run it whenever I want so that it does not start every time I start windows. I know it's a program that is started because the screen looks ...
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How to autostart service in linux?

I've got a program called redshift that I would like to autostart when I log in. If I run "redshift" in a terminal (or redshift &) or via alt+f2, this will start it. I don't think it has an init ...
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Start X in fullscreen

I just installed Cygwin/X for the first time and found the documentation really lacking in noob-friendly details, it gives me command line options (like -fullscreen) but doesn't explain how to use ...
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How can a PowerShell script be automatically run on startup?

I have a PowerShell script to monitor an image folder. I need it to run automatically on startup. I tried to use MSConfig, but I could not find it in that list. How can I have the script ...
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How to turn off openfire autostart on osx

I run openfire for development every once in a while on my OSX Lion and want it to run only if i turn it on in the pref pane. Although I did not check the system start checkbox, it is always started ...
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How to create a custom service that will autostart on boot on Archlinux?

I'would like to run a simple command upon startup on Archlinux (systemd): nohup fatrat -n & I've got this working on Debian: #! /bin/sh # /etc/init.d/fatratWS ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Awesome WM autostart programs in specific tabs

I'm running Awesome WM v3.5.1 on ArchLinux and I would like to automatically open some programs at startup in specific tabs (like opening a terminal in the "main" tab, a browser in "web" or a text ...
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How to start a service on startup on Debian headless server (Raspberry Pi)?

I would like to start aria2 as a daemon on startup on Raspberry Pi headless server (no GUI, just SSH access) I created a service aria2cRPC that starts the application (got help from: ...
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How to run windows autostart programs depending on conditions

I'm looking for a solution to problem of starting programs on windows login (start) depending on condition. What I wan't to do: I have a laptop that I use in work and in home. When I start my ...
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Autostart on window and mac [closed]

In Window, is putting file in Startup the only way the autorun a program everytime I start up a program? In Mac, And how to autorun a program on startup no matter if the program is open on last time ...
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Autostart multiple screen sessions in Ubuntu Server [duplicate]

I recently set up a Newznab server on Ubuntu Server 12.04 (nothing illegal, just TV shows as I prefer to use XBMC instead of Tivo) and I'm having some trouble at the very final step. I can run my ...
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Stop Drive from automatically loading

When I go into the preferences in the Drive icon in the system tray and uncheck the "Start Google Drive automatically when you start your computer" the icon still loads. I went into auto-runs and ...
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A DVD autostarts on my laptop and runs but not on my desktop

I have a DVD compatible drive on both my desktop and laptop. When I insert the DVD into my laptop, it recognizes it automatically and through clear.fi, plays the DVD. When I put the same DVD in my ...
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AllwaySync does not AutoStart in Win8

I want to get my AllwaySync program to launch automatically after log on to Windows 8. I tried to check the AutoStart box in the preferences of the program as well as I tried to move a shortcut of the ...
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Autostarting Python Script Can't Open txt File, DoubleClicking it Works Fine

So I have a Python 2.7 script and I'm running xubuntu. When I run the script by double clicking it, everything works fine. However, I recently added it to the autostart menu and it runs but once it's ...
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How does FRAPS autostart?

This is sort of related to my other question, but where does windows store the autostart ("Run fraps when windows starts") data for fraps. I have checked msconfig under the startup tab, the startup ...