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Gearmand autostart at system boot

Gearman server is installed and working fine on Ubuntu 12.04. But it won`t start at system boot. I try this: Startup applications (/etc/init.d/gearman-job-server owned by root), sudo update-rc.d ...
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How to run at boot a program that will run until shutdown

I am using Debian (6) and need to run at boot an X server (without a login manager). What is the best way to do this? From what I've read, the usual way is to have a script in /etc/init.d. I created ...
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Run a Program Without User Being Logged On

I am running a Windows 7 installation, and I want to be able to run an application when there is no user logged in. The reason for this is that my application is a monitoring tool, and we want to be ...
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How do I use runit to manage my custom made node.js service?

My service is very basic, just an HTTP service. I just want it to restart automatically when it quits because of an error. I figured I could use runit to do this, but it seems like the runit docs ...
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Autodetect/mount SDCards and run script for them on Linux

I'm currently running SME Server, and need to have a script run upon the attachment of SD Cards to my server. The script itself works fine (it copies the contents of the cards), but the automounting ...
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Auto start a program (and run under other account) on user logon

I really like Mark Russinovich's Process Explorer so I'm always running it. I would like to automate this task of manually starting this process up every time I logon. But I want this program to run ...
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How to autostart webserver in ubuntu server without root rights?

How can I run a webserver on boot without root rights (as another user)? I could just add it in rc.local, but it's run under root user.
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method which runs an exe file when the operating system starts up and remains hidden? [closed]

i had made a program using C++(devC++) using a for loop. when i run that an exe file is created. i pasted that exe file in startup folder. i want that file to run when computer starts or boot up and ...
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WinXP DVD/CD freezes Explorer for 8-12 minutes, then continues as normal

A user came to me with a CD containing 24 PDFs, complaining that he couldn't read the disk on his computer. I was able to read the disk with no problem on my PC. I went to his desk, put the CD in his ...
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Run a command when a disk is inserted (Linux)

I would like to automatically run my own command any time a drive is inserted under Linux (including USB drives, for example). Obviously the simplest solution would be to regularly poll and check for ...
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How to disable Autorun on Vista Home Premium

I've heard that its best to turn Autorun off these days to avoid spreading viruses such as Conficker that can hook into the Autorun on USB-sticks. Although Microsoft have lots of advice on their ...