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init.d postfix startup - only status gets called on service

I'm having a problem with postfix not starting up on boot. boot.log doesn't show any information whatsoever. Starting the postfix service afterwards works as expected. I added debug information to ...
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How to autostart service in ANY linux?

I need to install the dumbest possible service (a binary) and have it reliably run as the current user at boot (or login, whatever) at as many platforms as possible (of the aging point-of-sale type). ...
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1answer
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init.d service doesn't start

I have installed ushareand want to start is with booting. sudo service ushare startworks, and there is a link to start ushare in /etc/rc2.d (and also rc3, rc4, rc5) and there are stop links in other ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 8 host: run VM as a service?

I have this CURRENT setup for two people to work: Vista computer running VM Ware Server 2.0 Windows XP Virtual Machine running inside that host, accessed remotely via RDP So, it's a single ...
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Window XP start script before service

PC with Windows XP prof. controls small production line. On Windows start-up I want to backup production data (created last day) before system starts particular service and application. How to start ...
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1answer
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Services manager for Debian to change whether a service starts onboot or not (mysql,apache,networking,network-manager,gdm,xdm,etc)

This question is about finding a GUI or ncurses or whatever services manager for a Debian desktop. Something like this: Mac example Windows example The ideas what it should do The thing should ...
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1answer
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Startup items windows 7/8

In msconfig, when exactly do the "services" and "startup" items get run? Do the services run on boot, and do the startup items run when the user logs in? Also do the startup items get started up for ...
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Why won't 'plymouth-quit-wait' start and why does my Fedora 17 hang on boot?

When I try to boot after having done several updates, the boot animation "loads" and then flashes with the Fedora logo, and then sits there still. After checking into it more I found that two ...
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Speed up my fedora 16 startup

i am quite new to Linux, and recently i happily install fedora 16 on my Acer laptop, it was wonderful in the beginning, but now the startup becomes very lagging. i Google it and run the command ...
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1answer
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Different Services Configuration - Start up programs on Different Accounts - Windows 7 64bit

Can I make another account on my Windows Machine but with totally different configuration? eg. different startup programs, all services switched to manual on different accounts etc..
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1answer
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Is there a way to run a service a set time after Windows starts?

I have a program that works as a service and works with the network on a low level. It appears that a service it starts too early, so I want to configure it so that it starts after Windows starts, ie ...
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1answer
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Zombie services: How do I remove services that turn up in event viewer but not under services

I've had the same install of Windows XP since 2007, and its built up quite a bit of cruft over time. Its mostly not a problem, other than very slow post boot initialisation, and a whole load of errors ...
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2answers
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Where can I find good documentation on “msconfig” and “services.msc” for Windows 7?

Running Windows 7 I'm trying to boost the startup speed of my computer and I'm going through "msconfig" and "services.msc" to disable some applications from starting up automatically when the ...
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1answer
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Enable MySQL at system startup

I'm running a ubuntu 10.04 box. I want to enable Mysql on startup. Typically, I used the following command: #update-rc.d mysql defaults Mysql still doesn't start when system boots. Suggestions?
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Are startup items, services, and scheduled tasks the only things that run without my explicit involvement?

On a virgin out-of-the-box Windows machine, and before making any Internet connection, if I wish to remove or disable any applications that might run without my explicit consent, is it sufficient to ...
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3answers
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Can Windows standard user change service startup type?

I would like to know if Windows standard user can normally change service startup type and how to prevent it. A customer reports that on Windows 7 (64-bit) he was able to change startup type from ...
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How to modify Windows 7 Services Groups

How do you modify the windows services loading groups? There are some default groups that windows uses to load in a specific order. Here are some examples of groups: PlugPlay COM ...
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Block writing in sections of registry run, services, drivers

I'm looking for a program block (ask me for permission) writing in sections of registry Run (RunOnce), Services, Drivers. Before I used Ad-Aware 1.06, but now it's out of date. New versions Ad-Aware ...
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1answer
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Controling when services start in Fedora 14 GNU/Linux

Whenever I start up my laptop running Fedora 14, I notice that it says that it is failing to connect to my default wireless network since the wireless card is not activated. Since it appears that the ...
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2answers
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How do I prevent Linux services from auto-starting?

I have recently migrated from Windows to Linux (xubuntu) I am a developer and have installed everything I need, LAMP. In Windows I used to turn off all unnecessary services - I don't need the Apache ...
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1answer
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Upstart Help: Change Ubuntu 10.04 Service Boot Order

I am having an issue with the order in which services start up in Ubuntu 10.04. My workstations are configured to use winbind to connect to my Domain Controller for authentication. The problem is ...
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2answers
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Don't want IIS to autostart

I am using Windows Vista Ultimate, and in my current setup the IIS (webserver) starts up every time I start my computer. How can I turn it off so IIS don't start on start up?
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1answer
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How to create alternative linux boot without starting some services

I would like to create an alternative booting possibility in my GRUB menu that does not start some services (listed by chkconfig) like cups. I would use this boot during travel where I surely does ...
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Why are services set to “automatic” not starting when I boot up Windows XP?

I have a fresh install of Windows XP. My problem is that every time I start it up, I have to go into Administrative Tools and start the needed services, such as DCOM, RTP, DHCP, etc. The only ...
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Start Windows Application whenever Windows is Started

Is there anyway to start a windows application whenever windows is started ( i.e., when the OS loads but before I log in)?