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3answers
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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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2answers
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Open terminal on start in a specific place and size

I want that each time I login to my account (Ubuntu-desktop) a Terminal will open in a specific location and in a specific size. In which file do I put the command, and what is the command?
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2answers
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Edit startup applications via SSH

Using Ubuntu's GUI I can add/remove/edit Startup apps from System->Preferences->Startup Applications menu. Now if I only have SSH access to that machine, how can I edit/add these apps? In what ...
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0answers
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lucid lynx runaway process

I am runnning lucid lynx with a gnome desktop. After uninstalling the klipper program there is a new and unwelcome process that begins at startup and takes around 66% of my cpu time. According to ...
2
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1answer
679 views

Ubuntu Lucid startup events

On starting up Ubuntu, I seem to have to do the following, all the time: Enter the password for the keyring to unlock, so that it connects to wifi Enable the "Extra" Visual effects from the ...
0
votes
1answer
149 views

Ubuntu: How do I set my app to start with the system?

I want 3 application to start as I login. How do I do it? (I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 if it makes any difference)
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3answers
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Disable MySQL startup in Ubuntu 10.04

I want to prevent MySQL from starting in Ubuntu 10.04 I have used update-rc.d -f mysql remove and confirmed that there is no link to the /etc/inid.d/mysql script from any of the rc?.d directories. ...