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Systemd is an init system developed for use on GNU/Linux, generally replacing the old SysV daemon.

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Plymouth bootsplash starting too late

I've set up a Plymouth bootsplash inside an initramfs on Raspbian buster. (It's using something similar but not identical to the raspi-config RO overlay.) But I've noticed that there's a ...
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Check if Raspivid service is running?

I am creating a program the requires the following: Check if raspivid is currently running. Check if its running out of a services file. if it is running out of a specific file, determine which ...
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Folder `/run/user/$(id -u)` does not exist

I am running raspian (Linux raspberrypi 5.4.51-v7+) on a headless raspberry pi (3B+), and I have just realized that my unprivileged user (uid 1001) does not get its /run/user/1001/ folder at boot. ...
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Creating a daemon that pipes output from one programme to another under systemd?

The system is a Raspberry Pi B+ running Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) and using systemd. I had expected this to be a trivial exercise but it is appearing to be less so than expected. I have a USB ...
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Systemctl not found on Buster

I recently downloaded the Buster lite installation package and have the latest updates. I get systemctl not found. The systemd files it uses are present. Apt-get systemctl fails. I need to run ...
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Why this service is inactive(dead)?

i've created a py file to monitor my home network. The script it self is running ok. I've created a service with systemd that will run this script every 30 sec and copy it in /etc/systemd/system/. ...
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Help launching Tkinter on boot Pi 3

I tried the example in a Raspberry Pi SE question, creating a systemd ".service" in the past and it worked flawlessly, but now I'm running Tkinter with python3 on a raspberry pi3. [Unit] ...
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Starting Python program on boot starts but buttons do not work

Latest Raspbian on a pi zero w... I'm newish and still learning. I have a simple python program that connects to i2c lcd display that will control credits on a home arcade machine. So a momentary ...
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systemd error: (Loaded: bad-setting)

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ with Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) currently installed as my OS. I'm having some issues in starting a systemd service that will rerun a python script whenever it stops/...
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dhcpcd not trying to reconnect after disconnections

I have a Pi (with Raspberry Pi OS) connected to the router via ethernet, and whenever it loses connection, dhcpcd doesn't automatically try to reconnect. Now, that is especially a problem since I'm ...
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rslsync crashing continously

For quite some time I had rslsync up and running on a Raspberry Pi Model 1 until recently, rslsync started crashing & the Raspbian OS stopped to receive updates. So I chose to set it up again, ...
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Earliest systemd target for running Python script

I have an LED strip connected to my Raspberry Pi Zero W, and I would like to run a Python script to turn on the LED’s as soon as possible after boot. In my systemd unit file, I’m using After=multi-...
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Wireguard “Unknown device type” “Protocol not supported”

I recently installed Raspberry Pi OS on my Pi 3b. After some basic configuration and running raspi-config, I installed wireguard using apt and the debian backport repos, according to a tutorial. I ...
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How to disable systemd-resolved so that netctl keeps working?

I tend to disable most systemd daemons, even systemd-journald, but systemd-resolved is elusive. If I disable it, netctl responds with: Unit dbus-org.freedesktop.resolve1.service not found. I believe ...
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Service in systemd dies when logging rotated

I have a Python program that I start on boot with a service in systemd. It works fine until Unix tries to rotate the system log file, and I get an error: "Journal has been rotated since unit was ...
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SSH tunnel immediately gets closed - systemd

I have made a systemd service called rtunnel.service. It should create a ssh tunnel as the pi boots up but it gets closed immediately. Can somebody explain whats my problem here. Please can somebody ...
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How do I fix my crashed bluetooth? [duplicate]

After an apt update today, my bluetooth menu disappeared from the menu bar. Even the services are not running anymore. Whenever I am trying to fix something(with systemctl and apt), this message ...
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Schedule power off with systemd

I've enabled the following systemd unit file in order to properly shutdown my Raspberry Pi before a real timer in between cuts the power off. but it does a reboot, not the actual shutdown that I want. ...
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Allow non-root user to set system time

I am using Raspbian Buster on an Raspberry Pi 4. I would like to give permissions to a non-root user to be able to set the time with /bin/date -s. The user is going to be used to run a python script ...
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How to allow other admin to manage systemctl

I have a pi 4b. I added a new admin as explained in https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/security.md, it has access to all those groups. I locked the pi user: sudo usermod --lock ...
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Jack audio server - can start on CLI but not as a systemd service

I try to start jack server on boot I can run it manually on the desktop: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ /usr/bin/jackd -r -d alsa -r 44100 jackdmp 1.9.12 Copyright 2001-2005 Paul Davis and others. Copyright ...
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Raspberry Pi4 systemctl suspend or systemctl hibernated not supported?

I need to get my Pi4 running Raspbian to sleep or hibernate. The when I type the commands systemctl suspend or systemctl hibernated I get the error 'not supported'. Is it possible to enable this ...
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My python script does not shutdown when started during startup

So I have a python script that starts as expected during power-on by following: Startup by systemd My Pi has a button connect to GPIO which is used to stop the logger and then shut down the Pi like ...
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Mounting an external drive by label at startup with systemd

I'm working on some home automation via a Raspberry Pi 3 B, I've got an external drive attached to it that I want to mount at startup without using fstab because I'll likely remove it at some point ...
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Open (lx)terminal on startup, run program in it

I have the following service: [Unit] Description=Create test directory After=graphical.target [Service] Type=oneshot RemainAfterExit=yes User=pi ExecStart=/home/pi/Desktop/startup-script.sh [...
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Raspbian Stretch unable to start SSH on boot: Problem starting ssh on boot exit 255 when executing ssh -D $SSHD_OPTS?

When I boot my Raspberry pi running Stretch 9, the syntax checks out alright, but when it goes to start the following error is what it gets: pi@hostname:~ $ sudo systemctl status ssh.service * ssh....
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Problem with launching webpage at boot

I am facing some issues starting a webpage with my raspberry pi at boot. I created a web weather dashboard with some widgets and I want my raspberry pi to start this webpage at boot. My raspberry ...
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Running IRSEND through custom service

I am totally new to raspberry pi and I am trying to get the IRSEND command to work in my custom service. My objective is when my pi is about to shutdown or reboot that it would execute a shell script ...
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Raspbian: journalctl only lists current boot although syslogs exist

Although there are previous syslog files in /var/log -rw-r----- 1 root adm 55117 Feb 10 06:25 syslog.6.gz -rw-r----- 1 root adm 66363 Feb 11 06:25 syslog.5.gz -rw-r----- 1 root adm 54885 ...
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Start a pyhton script, which depends on I2S as soon as possible during the startup of my Raspberrypi

I have the following systemd service, which starts a systemd service as soon as I boot my raspberrypi: [Unit] Description=MyService DefaultDependencies=false [Service] Environment=SERVICE_HOME=/home/...
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systemd service enabled doesnt start on boot

Im having troubleshooting configuring systemd with rtorrent and screen in my raspberry pi. I have the service unit file configured and when i start it manually with systemctl start rtorrent it starts ...
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Program Crashes on Systemd (systemctl), Works Fine Running Manually

I have a program (c program, run using a shell script) that uses sockets to connect to a server, retrieve data (on an interval) and (based on that data) power an LED matrix. When I run this program ...
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pulseaudio server RP3 can't play audio from network client and local client at the same time

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B connected to my speakers through a usb soundinterface. It's also connected via usb midi to a masterkeyboard which I use to play piano and doesn't have it's own speakers. On ...
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How to know if time is synced?

I'm writing a software in C and it is running as a systemd service. I need the service to run after time has synced or alternatively, I need a way for my C program to identify if time has synced. I'm ...
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Boot time problem

i want to reduce boot time on my Raspberry Pi 3B+. I'm using this tutorial http://himeshp.blogspot.com/2018/08/fast-boot-with-raspberry-pi.html and i done 1,2 and 3 step. After this i reboot Pi and ...
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openvpn exits with error 1194 port already in use

I have pivpn installed on my raspbian stretch running on 1194 port. in the beginning it was working fine , but now from few days I am getting this error on reboot. Sep 26 21:17:29 titan ovpn-bridge-...
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Custom systemd service stays linked

I have a custom systemd service defined in /lib/systemd/system/myservice.service: [Unit] Description=My simple service daemon After=network.target udev.service [Service] User=serviceuser Type=simple ...
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wget script randomly stops working

I am using a Raspberry Pi4 with Linux raspberrypi 4.19.58-v7l+ #1245 SMP Fri Jul 12 17:31:45 BST 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux. I have a service that starts a C++ program. This program starts a script, reads ...
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Bluetooth service being skipped

I'm attempting to use a HC-06 bluetooth module on a raspberry pi zero (not w). I have it wired correctly and have used it before on older versions of raspbian, but I decided to update to the lastest ...
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DHCP configuration in systemd

Currently, I have configured access point using hostapd and using systemd for configure the network ap0 (access point device). the access point configured automatically to use DHCP server. my ...
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Can't use sudo systemctl start myService

Raspbian Buster Lite: Linux raspberrypi 4.19.58-v7l+ #1245 SMP Fri Jul 12 17:31:45 BST 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux I am getting System has not been booted with systemd as init system (PID 1). Can't operate....
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plexmediaserver service not starting giving Bad message on attempt

plexmediaserver service is not starting what should I do, all i was trying to make external hard drive accessible while attempting to add plex to pi andpi group to plex everything stopped working $ ...
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Unable to set autologin on Pi Zero W running Raspbian Buster lite, previous solutions ineffective

Upon setting boot options to autologin to console in my pi zero, it still asks for the username/password after reboot. I tried following the advice of this fourm post: https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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Raspbian Buster - Keep network interface down on boot

I am configuring my raspberry pi zero w for a project in which I am using a micro-USB Ethernet (eth0) and WiFi (wlan0) as network interfaces. I am using wpa_supplicant to configure wlan0 to connect to ...
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Disable logging of dotnet core console output

I have a dotnet core application that is executed by a systemctl service. In normal operation it will always execute in this context. However the application may also be executed manually by the user ...
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ssh.service keeps restating forever

On my rpi machine pi@pi2 ~ $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Raspbian Description: Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.9 (stretch) Release: 9.9 Codename: stretch I ...
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USB WiFi dongle not recognized as network interface: ar9271

I'm running raspbian stretch on a Pi 3. I used these instructions, to use it as a wifi and ethernet router with systemd-networkd while USB tethering with my phone: How can I set my up to be WiFi AND ...
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Automatically Create Hotspot if no Network is Available

I want to automatically create an access point, if there is no network found, so that I can connect to my Raspberry Pi everywhere. If nobody is connected to the hotspot for a while it should search ...
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init.d script does not run start on boot but starts manually (Raspbian)

Whenever the system starts, the zfs-import init script does not run: root@kapnet:# /etc/init.d/zfs-import status ● zfs-import.service - LSB: Import ZFS pools Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/zfs-import;...
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Running subprocess in a service not working?

I have an automation python script to give a login request to local web server for captive portal wifi hotspot. Sometimes, even the wifi is connected the python login requests is give connection abort ...