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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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/etc/init.d/

Includes Linux init scripts only.

To list all AutoStart Applications in gnome, list all files under "autostart" directories. e.g.:

find / -name "*autostart*"

ls -1 "/etc/xdg/autostart" "/home/$USER/.config/autostart" "/usr/share/gdm/autostart"  "/usr/share/gnome/autostart"

To list all systemd services:

ls -1 /lib/systemd/system/*.service /etc/systemd/system/*.service
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sudo systemctl list-unit-files --type=service --state=enabled --all

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  • It would be nice to see some explanation to this commant. – davidbaumann Nov 4 '19 at 19:45
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Startup-Watcher

Cap list and watch startup applications, scripts and servies

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