The init.d directory contains a number of start/stop scripts for various services on a Linux system.

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KODI init.d script Xubuntu 15.04 [on hold]

can anyone help me with this KODI init.d script? Basicaly it is working when i try to start it from xubuntu desktop. xinit create another instance of X11 only for KODi, but there is a problem when i ...
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Amazon Linux Init.d Script Not Daemonizing Properly

I'm working on Amazon Linux and am running into an issue with my init.d script. I'm trying to run Kibana 4, which is just a script that calls nodejs to run as a service, but it's not working. ...
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Cross distro daemon command?

I'm trying to write a script to launch a daemon on both centos and debian. This is the current pseudo script: if [ =f "/etc/init.d/functions" ] then . /etc/unit.d/functions alias ...
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Define default runlevels for 2 init.d daemons with dependencies (Sysvinit Debian Wheezy)

I have two daemons daemonA and daemonB. B is dependant from A, that means that A must start BEFORE B and A must stop AFTER B. I have successfully made these daemons run at boot time by setting ...
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Start at boot time Corosync 2.X + Pacemaker 1.1 cluster (Debian Wheezy)

I can't find a way to start cluster (corosync+pacemaker) at boot time in Debian I have updated a 2 node cluster with the following configuration on both nodes: Debian Wheezy 7.7 Corosync v2.3.4 ...
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Starting Tomcat 7 as a user - init.d script can't write pid

I want to run Tomcat 7 as a user on CentOS 6. I've created a user tomcat:tomcat and changed the ownership under /var/lib/apache-tomcat* etc... There are lots of docs online on how to do that but I ...
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Have FishEye+Crucible start at boot on Ubuntu

I asked this question at Atlassian but figured serverfault might be more appropriate as it's more of a sysadmin question than an Atlassian question: I have been attempting to follow this guide to ...
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puma init.d for centos 6 fails with runuser: user /var/log/puma.log does not exist

Trying to get a init.d/puma to work on Centos 6. It throws error runuser: user /var/log/puma.log does not exist I run this from the /srv/books/current folder but it fails. I tried to debug the ...
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s6 : how to get a run script running only once?

0 down vote favorite I'm using s6 (http://skarnet.org/software/s6/) in order to supervise multiple processes. I have couple services in my /etc/s6/ folder and one of them just need to call the start ...
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Can't create a working init.d for Apache 2.4.2 on CentOS

I built apache 2.4.2 on CentOS from source and now am trying to create an init.d script to go along with it. A friend gave me one script but it never outputted a success or fail and I disliked it. I ...
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Proper Bash Daemon Script Creation

On Ubuntu, I copied /etc/init.d/skeleton as a new file and made it "all" executable (just like the others in that directory). In it, I made a "foo" that was just another Bash script in /usr/sbin, but ...
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How to restart postgresql 8.4 on Debian Squeeze when there are no clusters defined?

How to restart postgresql 8.4 on Debian Squeeze? /etc/init.d/postgresql stop/start/restart does nothing (no output given).
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What's the easiest way to make my old init script work in systemd?

I don't want to do the right thing by creating a new systemd script, I just want my old init script to work again now that I've upgraded my system to an OS that's using systemd. I've briefly ...
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Encrypt ubuntu 14.04 home directory with services accessing them without login

I have few services which gets started as soon as server boots up. Now i would like to encrypt my home directory. Will services work properly if i do so? Code for those services is present in the home ...
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Centos 6.5 auditd fails to start with service or /etc/init.d/audit start

Fail: # service auditd start Starting auditd: [FAILED] Fail: # /etc/init.d/auditd start Starting auditd: ...
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Hide boot messages

I want to hide boot messages at startup in debian. I saw this link and it was so useful as it said i do this to /etc/init.d/rcS: exec /etc/init.d/rc S >/dev/null 2>&1 and the result was ...
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What is the minimal init.d script for Ubuntu?

I have a small Python-based server program that runs fine, but I want launched each time the server is rebooted. What is the least that I need to put into an /etc/init.d script to work? I only care ...
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How can I start two unicorn services at startup?

I am running both my staging and production environments on the same DigitalOcean Ubuntu box. I have everything working so that each environment can be deployed to its own directory, run a separate ...
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elasticsearch not enabled when installed on additional device

Here's the deal : I'm working with AWS EC2 instances (Centos 7). Elasticsearch is installed from the sources in the folder /app. The elasticsearch service is managed by init.d. The problem is that if ...
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Debian 6 service boot orders

In Debian 6 and greater using the LSB init style I have added new servers to run on boot using update-rc, and indeed they do appear in the /etc/rc2.d (2 being my run level), and they even start on ...
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CentOS startup script command not found

Trying to start bitcoind on CentOS 6, but just getting command not found errors. #!/bin/bash # # bitcoind The bitcoin core server. # # # chkconfig: 345 80 20 # description: bitcoind # processname: ...
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Why doesn't socat running from init.d create a port successfully?

Running the following command in the terminal is successful: sudo socat pty,link=/dev/serial.192.168.0.10.pos,nonblock,raw,echo=0,user=web-server tcp:192.168.0.10:999 This creates a serial port > ...
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Cannot start Wildfly

I want to start wildfly as a service but nothing happens when I try to start it using: $ /etc/init.d/wildfly start Starting WildFly Application Server: wildfly $ ls -l /etc/init.d/wildfly -rwxr-xr-x ...
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Bacula daemon fails to stop or restart

Foreword: I have already resolved this problem and am asking this question to share the solution I've found. Please bear in mind that the problem described here may (or may not) be more generic and ...
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drbd service not startable / WFConnection

I recently migrated my drbd setup from Ubutnu to centos 7 and i get a wierd error: i can load and unload the module normally, and the whole thing seems to work #>modprobe drbd #>lsmod | grep ...
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Creating enterprise init script (to support all Linux distros)

I'd like to create my own init script to make my program start at boot and be controlled via "service" utility in most popular Linux distributions. Requirements: it should be portable across ...
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sysv init scripts — differentiate between first run (boot) and subsequent runs

Normally sysv init scripts are run at boot time (from /etc/init.d/rcS) with the 'start' argument. However they can also be invoked with the 'start' after boot, for exmaple when a service is stopped ...
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Recommended way to disable atd (and other unnecessary startup processes) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I just spun up a new Ubuntu 14.04 server and have been having a bit of trouble getting the atd daemon to stop auto-launching. There's been a bit of changing around on the management of startup ...
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stop apache from asking for SSL password each restart [duplicate]

Using instructions from this site but varying them just a little i created a CA using -newca, i copied cacert.pem to my comp and imported as trusted issuer in IE. I then did -newreq and -sign (note: i ...
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Supplying password to openconnect started via start-stop-daemon

I am attempting to start openconnect via a Debian init script that makes use of start-stop-daemon: DAEMON=/usr/sbin/openconnect DAEMON_ARGS="<endpoint> --script /etc/vpnc/vpnc-script --user ...
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What is status_of_proc, and how do I call it?

In the init script of nginx in Debian 7 (Wheezy) I read the following exerpt: status) status_of_proc -p /var/run/$NAME.pid "$DAEMON" nginx && exit 0 || exit $? ;; ...
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UnicodeDecodeError starting Radicale server during boot process

I set up the Radicale CalDAV server on Debian Wheezy (raspbian). I can launch it manually as expected. However, when I try to start it during boot process it fails with the following error: ...
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Wrong PATH in init script on boot

Since the update of the System on my Synology NAS (x86), I have some problems with my startup scripts. The Bash scripts are stored in /usr/local/etc/rc.d. The scripts were executed for sure, because ...
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name of script within a init script

I have a script /etc/init.d/startup, where I do the following: creating a PID file that should look like: /var/run/**startup**.pid executing a screen of a java process, so I will like to create the ...
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error with configuration of Varnish

i got this error when i try to restart Varnish via SSH " service varnish restart" this the error : [root@mydomin sysconfig]# service varnish restart : command not foundnish/etc/sysconfig/varnish: ...
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Command shows different results when I login as a user vs su to the user

I'm trying to run a simple command from an init.d script and I'm troubleshooting why the command doesn't work when I run it from my init.d script but works when I run it as my user. Can someone ...
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screen command process id

First of all sorry for my bad english and i am new at linux. When i do this, it can write process id to pid file start () { echo -n "Starting someserver.jar: " java -jar ...
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init.d script getting error

First of all sorry for my bad english Ok, i wrote a init.d script and i don't know its true or false (i am new at this things) #!/bin/sh . /etc/init.d/someserver start () { echo -n $"Starting ...
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What happens to a daemon without a “K” link in /etc/rcX.d/

What happens to processes started by init through an init script, if that script does not have a corresponding K entry in (for example) /etc/rc0.d/? For example, the following script started a ...
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How to run an init.d script to run after $PATH is set

I created an init.d script that launches a system daemon. The daemon uses the system $PATH to launch other processes. The system path, however, does not include "/usr/local/bin" at the time the init.d ...
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Logstash Forwarder doesn't start up with chkconfig in CentOS 5

I have set up logstash-forwarder on a CentOS 5 machine installing it from this RPM: http://download.elasticsearch.org/logstash-forwarder/packages/logstash-forwarder-0.3.1-1.x86_64.rpm When I went ...
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ubuntu 14.04 amavis update-rc.d start\stop error output

I have been using amavis on ubuntu 12.04 with no issues and while installing a new amavis server on 14.04 I have an error trying to apply update-rc.d the output is: ~# update-rc.d amavis enable ...
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Bamboo service does not start on ubuntu server machine reboot/startup

I have set up an instance of bamboo on a local ubuntu server machine. Everything works fine exept for one thing: Bamboo is not started when the server reboots. I have created a script and placed it in ...
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Ubuntu server not booting due to (possible) disk mounting problems

I have a server running Ubuntu 14.04, with one hard disk partitioned like: sda sda1 -> / sda2 -> /var sda3 -> (swap) sda4 -> /home Whenever I boot, I get the message The disk drive ...
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Python Script portion failing to execute within init.d/ on RedHat 6.5, why?

I've created a init.d script called rmCluster which is supposed to execute a simple python script at shutdown which uses boto to shutdown a particular cluster of servers, with 755 perms, located in ...
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Is Nginx running at all runlevels bad?

I inherited some EC2 (running AMI) instances at my new job and I am trying to figure out the method that my predecessor used to set them up. This might be a really basic question, but my knowledge of ...
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PATH issues for init.d scripts on startup

I have a simple script that starts up a unicorn instance (on Ubuntu 12.04LTS). #!/bin/sh case "$1" in start) echo "starting" cd /path && bundle exec unicorn -c ...
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insserv: warning: script 'uwsgi' missing LSB tags and overrides

This is my code: #!/bin/bash daemon="$APPVENV/bin/uwsgi" args="--emperor $APPCONF/uwsgi/app.ini" pid="$APPDIR/emperor.pid" case "\$1" in start) echo "Starting uwsgi" ...
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How to autostart `ypbind` on Ubuntu 14.04

It seems I need to use sysv-rc-conf to manage service startup/shutdown, but no scripts were added to /etc/init.d/ when I installed NIS. I would expect to either have /etc/init.d/nis or ...
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Naming convention for /var/lock/subsys on sysvinit with multiple pids

In this Tips and Tricks article from Red Hat, it is said: When a service is started through an init script, a file is touched in the /var/lock/subsys/ directory with the same name as the init ...