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  1. #11
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    May 2004
    arch linux

    Quote Originally Posted by jdos1 View Post
    So how would I autostart programs then?

    ...oops, devils casper was a bit quicker than me at pressing the submit button...

  2. #12

    Dumb but maybe missed option

    Quote Originally Posted by jdos1 View Post
    Hello. I am having a very strange issue. I tried to cd to /etc/init.d and I get an error saying that there is no such file or directory. How is this possible? I checked in Thunar as well and I see no directory called init.d.

    Did you make sure you didn't hide the file by accident?

  3. #13
    Linux Engineer hazel's Avatar
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    May 2004
    Harrow, UK
    If this is a very recent install, it will be starting up with systemd, not sysvinit. Look at your boot messages. Also check for other essential sysvinit files like /etc/inittab. I they are absent, then you are using systemd.
    "I'm just a little old lady; don't try to dazzle me with jargon!"

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