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Autostart multiple apache2 instances on start up

I have an OpenSUSE 13.1 installation, on which I am running multiple instances of apache under a proxy instance of apache. Currently I can start the proxy instance of apache and its MySQL database on ...
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Fedora 20 start script on startup

I am trying to start a slideshow automatically on startup in Fedora 20. I started with a simple script. eog is "eye on gnome" which is a slideshow viewer and my pictures are in the ...
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Running the script on startup (ubuntu)

I have this script named startupcss I placed it on /etc/init.d then add the service update-rc.d startupcss defaults but when I try to start the service service startupcss start I get this error ...
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Can someone help to make this script [closed]

Can please someone help me to make script for multi screen command at startup here is what it is cd /home/bhop1/serverfiles screen ./srcds_run -console -game cstrike -tickrate 100 -pingboost 2 +map ...
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linux startup script not executing script in user's home directory

I want a script on my raspberry pi to run when the system boots. That's why I've created a script inside /etc/init.d that is linked in /etc/rc2.d This is the script inside init.d: #! /bin/sh ### ...
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1answer
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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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Archlinux - Autostart `screen` after boot

I'm building some small internet radio player using Archlinux. All I need right now is to autostart (without login!) script or just command: su -c 'screen "vlc (a lot of parameters)"' vlc_user By ...
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Is it possible to execute scripts on embedded linux devices (i.e: DSL routers)?

Folks, I wanna find a generic way to run a (simple bash) script on boot sequence of a router with embedded Linux. I have read about ways to do this on devices like: DD-WRT OpenWRT any NAS like ...
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Need advice with making a customized linux distribution (From scratch or pre-existing distro?)

I'm working on an application on a bootable USB drive that runs at startup (doesn't give the user access to anything but this program). I figured I'd utilize an existing distribution, strip it of ...
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How to get rid of unwanted linux X start-up glitch

We have a system where we have a "splash" screen (managed via plymouth) and an application which is started when X is starting. However between the two (ie: after the screen of plymouth goes away ...
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Add specific route via start-up script

I need to setup route for one of my computers. I want it permanently so I don't need to enter the command myself every reboots. However the route command I use ain't a normal one, because I use 2 ...
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Can't get code to run on startup in init.d file

Been working at this for literally over 4 hours. All I'm trying to do is get the following code to run at startup: IP_ADDR=$(/sbin/ifconfig eth0 | /bin/sed -rn 's/^.*inet ...
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How to fix bluescreen in windows 7 with multi-boot?

I have HP laptop 6730S with two Operating systems : Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Centos 6.4 64Bit The GRUB2 is not installed in MBR, use Windows' bootloader. After I choose Windows in the start, ...
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Remove or disable NetworkManager?

I installed wicd on my Fedora19. The main reason is that I could not get NetworkManager icon displayed in my tint2 system tray (I am using Openbox3.5.2). Now that I am not using NetworkManager ...
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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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Copy Linux liveUSB causes errors with init.d scripts - Impossible..?

Please post your thoughts ideas or anything you may come up with. I would be very interested to see what anybody else is thinking. The Overall Problem When I install a simple Java application ...
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Creating a custom GUI. App/DE/WM?

I am starting with this project of mine of writing a custom UI for linux. What would happen is: The computer would boot into this UI which would not be the typical taskbar/icons/startbutton kind of ...
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Persistent Samba Share

There are hundreds of entries for this - and as far as I can tell I am doing it right. But it is not working... I run a latest Raspbian (Debian Wheezy) Distribution on a Raspberry Pi. I have ...
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How to start a service at boot time in ubuntu 12.04, run as a different user?

I have a server ClueReleaseManager which I have installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 system from a separate user (named pypi), and I want to be able to start this server at startup. I already have tried to ...
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Run a bash script on boot of ubuntu server which does a constant loop

I am in the middle of create a local FTP server and I need this script to run when the machine boots up: #!/bin/bash while [ 1 ]; do chmod 2777 /home/ftp/folder; chmod -R 777 /home/ftp/folder; sleep ...
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51 views

Getting list of startup application in linux

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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Do all the scripts that are run in “rc.local” display results on the terminal or do they just run in the background?

Do all the scripts that are run in rc.local display results on the terminal or do they just run in the background? What if I want the scripts to run before the startup and wait for the user input to ...
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Upstart scripts causing problems

I like to start little web servers on boot. I've been using upstart, but often my scripts fail, causing important services like sshd to fail to start. What's a safer way to do this? ...
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Start a process on linux startup

I need to start a process when our linux/unix boxes (These boxes are used as build agents) are starting (ie: after a reboot). We use the following distros: debian 6 ubuntu 12.something FreeBSD ...
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Network conf - ever time must set ifconfig

I need to autoconfigure network. Network Manager is removed because I need lightweight system. After system starts networks doesn't work. #service networking status networking stop/waiting #service ...
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Mint LXDE autostart doen't work

I need to autostart skype. /etc/xdg/autostart/skype.desktop - not working /etc/xdg/lxsession/Mint-LXDE/autostart + line @skype - start skype twice /etc/rc.local + line skype - not working Any ideas? ...
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How to autostart multiple commands within one?

I want to autostart a program with multiple commands within one. Here are my 3 separate commands: sleep 3s cd /home/user/programdir/lpfw/ gksudo ./lpfwpygui My command is sleep 3s;cd ...
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Correct way to start applications on boot in Linux

What is the correct way (if possible distribution agnostic) to start application automatically in Linux (Debian Wheezy)? In need to know two things. How to autostart generally, so that the application ...
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Best place to clean up files in linux start up

I have several RHEL Linux servers, but sometimes when the servers hangup, in the restart, a few services don't start because uncleaned lock files. Where is the best place to put a cleanup to be ...
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Create a new user at startup in Fedora Linux

I have this virtual machine with Fedora KDE. I want to distribute it but without any default user, except the root of course or another skeleton one. In the first run the person that runs it should ...
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Start VirtualBox Headless VM On Boot

I am running two VirtualBox headless VMs on an Ubuntu 12.04 host. I would like these VMs to start automatically when the system boots. I have two crontab entries set like this (under the user which ...
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How can I run script when I start up my Linux machine?

I would like to run the python script, when I startup the Linux machine. How can I do so? I don't need the user to login the OS to start the script. (The user is password protected.)
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Run script after all interfaces were up in Debian

In order to setup a load-balanced permanent routes in debian, according to this article, i have to run the following command ip route add default scope global \ nexthop via 10.100.0.254 dev eth0 ...
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In Solaris how do you startup a script automatically without user input?

I'm using Oracle Solaris, and i would like to startup a script automatically everytime i turn on my computer and log into the desktop, however the script i want to run requires elevated permission, so ...
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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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How to get x11vnc to run at startup on openSuSE 12.1

I'm trying to get x11vnc to run at startup with openSuse but not having much luck. Here's what I did so far. I edited /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup and added the following lines to the end, right before exit ...
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auto-execute user-interactive script when logining in runlevel 1 in fedora 16

I am looking to execute a user-interactive shell script once root logged in fedora 16. in another word, I need everything in my system to be automated ( auto root login and auto execute my shell) and ...
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change from bash shell prompt to regular shell prompt on centos

my centos environment has just become bash shell prompt: -bash-3.2# how do I change it back to the usual # prompt? what places should I check for possibly modifications? Update: I was not clear ...
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How can I add a Python script at Ubuntu 11.10 startup?

What's the standard way of adding a python script to Ubuntu startup?
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How to get back Ubuntu login screen

Before Ubuntu would show a list of window managers to use in the beginning. Now it just goes into one xfce. I remember changing something to make it automatically login and skip that screen but now I ...
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How does one enable --write-mostly with Linux RAID?

Unfortunately the mdadm and mdadm.conf man pages are not quite up to par. I would like to enable the --write-mostly flag for my RAID, but neither the man pages nor the internet will tell me how. I am ...
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Startup script not working in Debian Squeeze

In Debian Sqeeze, I created a script called /etc/init.d/capslock that contains this: #!/bin/sh echo "Remapping Caps Lock key to Escape" setkeycodes 0x3a 1 echo " ...done" I made it executable, and ...
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How do I start my VirtualBox machine on login?

I have a Linux host with a Windows XP guest machine. I need that Windows XP machine starts after the user does login on Linux. So, how do I start my VirtualBox machine on login?
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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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LANG=C is in a number of the /etc/init.d/* scripts. What does LANG=C do and why do you need to set LANG=C.

Its not clear what it does or what it contains. I tried greping the out put of set and env to see what C or LANG are set to in other places on the systems. Nothing was clear about how it is used or ...
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email myself startup screen messages log

I currently have a NAS (Ubuntu 10.04) on my network without an access to a monitor due to a lack of a graphics card. I noticed that every time I restart the NAS, it's been taking longer to fully ...
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How to run /etc/init/ttys0.conf automatically at startup?

I have a script at /etc/init/ttyS0.conf. I'm configuring a KVM guest for Serial Console access so even if the network interface is broken, I can still access it via the serial connection. I can start ...
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1answer
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How can I run my Netbeans IDE in Fedora 15 just after auto login? So that I do not see any other gnome details

After /etc/gdm/custom.conf modification. I want to startup in full screen my application such as IDE or Kiosk apps. Without showing up Gnome desktop taskbar etc. How can I do that in my Fedora 15? I ...
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How to remove Ubuntu options when starting my computer

After I installed Ubuntu it began to update and when I start my computer I have Windows and about 5 or 6 Ubuntu options. How can I remove all of them without the last one ?
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Fedora 14 freezes while starting system logger

I'm having trouble starting Fedora 14 on my computer. The startup procedure freezes while starting system logger. Before this started happening, I had formatted one of my logical disk partitions ...