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Questions tagged [startup]

For questions regarding the processes that automatically run after booting or after the GUI login.

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How to add a script to start up sequence so that it applies before the actual login screen?

So I have this script that changes the resolution of on of my monitors that works and that I was able to run on login by adding it in settings»Applications»Startup. The only problem is that I need it ...
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Froze while updating system then died, been stuck here for a while

So sorry. I'm very new to Linux and shtf real fast. I have the slightest idea what to do.
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startup with vpn connected

At startup, computer connects to network automatically. Can I also have computer start with vpn connected/connect as the next step automatically?
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Is there a way to start Torrential minimized or in the tray?

I feel it's a bit annoying to minimize the app manually each time I turn my computer on, and i dont want, if there's a person next to me, that they see everything I'm downloading :) Tried adding --...
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When I went to 4.4.0-128, it now takes 4 mins to login

The problem seems to be that now it is "recognizing" my HDMI port on my laptop when it wasn't before. I get a dmesg entry like: snd_hda_intel 0000:00:1f.3 azx_get_response timeout (which takes ...
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Grub not showing anymore on macbook pro

I successfully installed Elementary OS (Loki) on a MBP 15"(MacBookPro8,2) alongside OSX 10.7 and another installation of Sierra. On startup I would get a screen with the 3 options,for each os. All ...
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How to launch an app at startup in minimized mode?

I want to start the default mail application at startup in minimized mode. While the System settings app allows applications to be added to launch at startup, there is no option to start the specified ...
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I have a problem starting Elementary OS

I have successfully installed Elementary OS alongside my primary Windows 8.1. (Laptop - ASUS X202E) But there's no option to launch it anywhere. I can only launch my Windows. (I've checked if the OS ...
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Stuck on the log-in screen after trying to fix another problem

elementary OS is taking around 3 minutes to load up since a few weeks ago, and most of the time there's another ~2 minutes of waiting after entering the password, as mentioned in a post around 12 ...
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Prevent AppCenter window opening on startup?

I noticed that since a while the AppCenter is opened when I boot into elementary OS. I'm not revering to checking updates in the background, I mean the AppCenter window is opened. Is there a way to ...
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Is it possible to launch startup application in full screen mode?

I have a lot of RAM and decided to launch a few applications on computer startup. But when the computer starts all of the windows are open one over the other and I have to manually move them to ...
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Turn off bluetooth on startup

I'm looking for a way to have bluetooth turned off every time I start my computer, but without loosing ability to turn it on again using only switch in wingpanel. I've seen many answers to similar ...
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Long boot time after recent updates [duplicate]

Everything was running smooth and fast till I updated my system. It is evident that the newest updates are causing this +2minutes boot time. suspicious boot times are enclosed in asteriks systemd-...
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Turn off LAN (Ethernet) by default on start up

I noticed that bluetooth and Network settings are restoring to defaults on startup. I find an old topic how to switch bluetooth off on start up. Turn off bluetooth by default on start up Now I want ...
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Some startup commands not executing

Added xrandr --output eDP-1 --gamma 0.9:0.85:0.9 to the start up commands but its not executing on startup, even when xset m 0/1 0 executes. Pic: http://imgur.com/a/i6hjd
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Gamma value reset on reboot

I have installed elementary os on my HP 2000-2128 notebook. But screen is faint and bright. To change contrast i have added xgamma -gamma 0.7 to startup command. But on reboot it automatically changes ...
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Plank not starting after reinstall

I am having some issues with Plank, so I uninstalled it by doing apt remove --purge plank. After reinstalling it, I could run the dock by starting it on the command line, but it would not start with ...
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Startup command won't execute

I need to run the command at startup to calibrate my screen using Xcaliber xcaliber --bR=256 --bG=256 --bB=212 --gR=1.04 --gG=0.9600000000000001 --gB=1.01 So I tried to set it as a custom startup ...
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How to set startup commands for application´s in launcher shortcut?

How can i set startup commands for application´s in launcher shortcut? Example: I want to start my Browser with this command: opera --disable-reading-from-canvas --disable-webrtc-encryption or ...
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Run AppImage on Startup

I have an AppImage executable file which I need to run on startup. I have given the file permissions to execute, it is currently 764. To open the application from terminal, I just the type the path, ...
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Settings-Applications-Startup list versus ~/.config/autostart

The author of this question states in a comment that he solved the problem of adding an app to startup by linking its desktop file to ~/.config/autostart. Trying to test that I see on my system a big ...
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Add to Startup an application that is not showing

I want to automatically start the telegram desktop client when I login. But it doesn't show there when I try to add it in Settings-Applications-Startup But its desktop launcher file is in ~/.local/...
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How can I add wingpanel to startup

I accidentally removed it - it is as simple as adding 'wingpanel' custom command to the startup from inside the applications system setting menu? Seems to work,but not sure if that is the 'right way'...
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Startup command to execute a desktop file and show its icon in dock (as if run from Slingshot or Plank)

This is about the icon seen in the dock when running a command at startup. I have a terminal command that runs at startup. (It's related to CPU temp monitoring, and I need it in terminal because I ...
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Too long to power up [duplicate]

I guess this may be a repost, but I'm using a very good pc(i7-4720HQ, 8gb ram, gtx 950m 4gb) and after I enter my password is taking like 1-2 min for dock and wingpanel to show up. Does anyone know ...
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Custom command won't run at startup

I need to remap the Capslock key of my keyboard to backspace. I use the command: setxkbmap -option caps:backspace & xset r 66 which works perfectly when run from the terminal. But if I set it ...
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1,414 lines of syslog has been written when computer starting up - is it normal?

My Elementary OS on 4.4.0-53-generic kernel. It writes about 1,414 lines syslog at every startup. Actually my computer starts a few seconds late today as never before. (Last night I run the command ...
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How to disable startup chime?

When first booting up my MacBook Pro running Elementary OS, there's a rather loud startup sound effect. I have my desktop volume turned all the way down and also toggled off, however this doesn't seem ...
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Automounting external drives in Elementary OS

I've got a couple rsync scripts that I'm wanting to setup with my external drives, but I'm nervous that I'm going to blow something up if one of my drives isn't auto-mounted on startup. Earlier today, ...
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Can't start the OS because of video problems

I have a Windows 10 computer, I've created a 100 GB partition to install Elementary OS, I've used Rufus to create a bootable USB device. The installing process is perfect, I have no problem, it runs ...
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Generally speed up elementary OS

I'm dual-booting Xubuntu and elementary OS just for fun and comparison... I'm finding Xubuntu faster and smoother, which is a big surprise to me, as I was sure the ultralight Pantheon desktop would be ...
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How to change default runlevel

How to change default runlevel prior to installing NVIDIA driver? I know I have to press Ctrl+Alt+F1 on logon screen.
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How to remove or hide the GRUB boot menu in elementary OS?

I installed another distro to second drive, and later removed it. Now when I boot, I get grub prompt with 30 sec choosing time. It didn't happen with fresh elementary install, bootloader didn't even ...
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missing elementary “e” logo on startup and shut down display

After upgrading a fresh installed elementary OS freya 0.3.1 64bit with apt-get dist-upgrade on start up (booting the computer) and shut-down instead of the "e" logo appears a fast running list of ...
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How can I diagnose slow disk I/O?

I downloaded Freya, installed it alongside Windows, updated it, but it's response is too slow. It takes too long to boot, files take time to open, sometimes it just gets stuck. I checked for bad ...
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KODI is the only program i can run

I had KODI configured to start automatically while running the beta. I upgraded to the released version (sudo apt-get update, upgrade and then dist-upgrade). It seemed to run successfully and KODI ...
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How can I make conky run on boot?

I would like to set conky as a start-up application so I do not have to run conky in the terminal after every boot. My conky is based of a template I found on reddit and I have edited it. It can be ...
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How can I let applications start up automatically while booting?

Is there an easy way to let applications start automatically, like in Windows: simply put a link in the autostart folder, or enter the path and the name of the executable in the registry?
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Turn off bluetooth by default on start up

When I boot my laptop, Bluetooth is on by default: Is it possible to set it to instead be off when I start up my laptop?:
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Can not mount old encrypted home partition

Computer: Acer Aspire 4752 Intel core i3-2330M, 6GB RAM,500GB HDD I had the 64-bit elementary OS Luna with the following disk partitions: /dev/sda1(400GB) as /home /dev/sda2(30GB) as /root /dev/sda3(...
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How do I mount a network filesystem on boot?

I have a server I connect to using ssh in pantheon-files, how do I make the network file system remain mounted after reboot?
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How to edit startup applications?

If I go to Settings, Applications, Startup, all I see is: I remember I had added a few startup scripts (conky etc) and applications (xbindkeys) but I cannot see them there. I think they were added ...
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How can I use another window manager, such as Kwin, in place of Gala?

If I want to use another window manager by default, what process would I need to go through to achieve this? I would like it to work along with cerbere.
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How to setup your NTFS drives/partitions to mount on elementary OS startup?

I have installed elementary OS freya installed on a drive which also contains another ntfs partition which I would like to mount at system startup. Is there a way I can do this?