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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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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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stop code via systemd vs termination

i have an 16*2 char LCD connected to PI ,a C++ code is written to display "Date/Time" on LCD. when i execute the compiled code on terminal using sudo ./LCD it stats showing Time and when i terminate ...
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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 ...
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/sbin/init exists but couldn't execute it (error -13); systemd is a directory

My Rpi fails to boot. I get /sbin/init exists but couldn't execute it (error -13). Following the symlink leads to /lib/systemd/systemd. However it seems to be a directory rather than a executable. ...
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Full-disc encrypting Pi causes unpredictable network interface naming to stop

Today I setup a Pi 3B+ with the latest Raspbian Stretch image and recognized a strange behavior: When initially looking at the network interfaces, the unpredictable network-interface naming was ...
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Administering a RPi with AWS Systems Manager: systemd not starting amazon-ssm-agent.service on startup

Following this blog post about administering a RPi with AWS Systems Manager: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/mt/manage-raspberry-pi-devices-using-aws-systems-manager/ ...I have installed and enabled ...
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Configure Caching IPv4/IPv6 DNS Stub Resolver using “systemd-resolved”

"How Do I configure a local caching DNS stub Resolver using "systemd-resolved"?" I've been using BIND to enhance performance by caching name queries on hosts. Since systemd-resolved is part of the ...
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SystemD running script before device driver loaded

We've a few Pi's, model 2, 3B+ and Zero W all running default Raspbian and with the latest firmware updates as of 25 March '19. All of these have an Infineon TPM 2.0 board attached to the gpio pins ...
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How to setup an acces point on 8812au driver using systemd networking?

I've been using this guide I've setup a Raspberry Pi 3+ which has a WiFi dongle and onboard WiFi to do this. The WiFi dongle is an AC600 with the 8812au chipset, requiring compiled kernel drivers, ...
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Replacing hostapd with wpa_supplicant

I want to get rid of hostapd, because it is very unstable, and use wpa_supplicant instead. What I did So I followed these instructions. I have a RasPi 1 with two external wifi dongles. I used a ...
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Raspbian not clearing systemd logs

I have some scripts that are running via systemctl. They generate lots of logs. My raspberry pi crashed, I checked and found out the SD card was full, and there were huge files in /var/log. I have ...
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Understanding why .service is failing to start

I'm new to the Raspberry Pi, but have gotten mosquitto to work & a similar mosquitto service running on one pi, but when I try running it on another Pi I encounter an error. For context, the ...
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How can I delay the startup of systemd services until the datetime is set (no RTC on the Raspberry Pi)

When I shutdown and power off the Raspberry Pi 3b and then power it up again the next day, I get wrong starting date/time printed when checking sudo systemctl status DustSensor. The printed date/time ...
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make systemd restart a service with different parameters

I do understand from the configs how to make a service restart in case of a fail but in this case a simple restart would always result in the same fail again and again how can set a service to ...
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How to setup an unprotected Ad Hoc (IBSS) Network and if possible with WPA encryption?

There are several tutorials out there to setup an Ad Hoc network, for example Ad Hoc setup in RPi 3. But how can I do this using systemd-networkd? And all what I've found is using unprotected ...
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/etc/rc.local fail on boot with “Failed at step STDOUT spawning /etc/rc.local: No such device” in /var/log/syslog

I am trying to diagnose why /etc/rc.local is not successfully executing on boot of a raspberry pi. I have stripped the content of /etc/rc.local to a minimal version, and still cannot get it to touch ...
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Docker 'core-dump' error when starting service

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 1 Model B. I've just installed using the easy script: curl -sSL https://get.docker.com | sh install results: # Executing docker install script, commit: 4957679 + sudo -E ...
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Run a system startup script after network and DNS resolution are available

I'm trying to set up a system init script on my Raspbian, just to send an HTTP POST request to a public web server (99,9% uptime), reporting that the Raspbian has just been started up (or rebooted). ...
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Issues with systemctl launching service

I have followed various tutorials to get systemd to launch Homebridge on my Pi. This is the main one which seems to have worked for many others: https://timleland.com/setup-homebridge-to-start-on-...
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On boot open tmux session and start continuous python script

I've spent days going in circles with this one, my google skills have failed me... I am using a systemd service to run a shell script on boot which should open a new tmux session and start a python ...
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How can I recover from a system boot autoload service that keeps rebooting?

I don't want to start over from scratch. There are several ways I could change the monitor.service so it would fail or run without booting: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo systemctl --full edit monitor....
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How to fix the systemd file permissions?

I have a raspberry pi python3 program "monitor.py" that works from the terminal But it fails to run when I start it from boot. Check status: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ systemctl status monitor.service ● ...
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How to start a systemd service as a non-root user?

I've been using qbittorrent-nox on a headless Raspberry Pi 3 B+. The setup was a breeze. But then I wanted to autostart qbittorrent after boot, so I wrote a systemd service unit and enabled it. It ...
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Waiting for network connectivity instead of just sleep fixed time

I'm new to the whole Raspberry Pi and Bash scripting thing, so bear with me. I run raspberry autopilot on a remotely controlled vehicle thru a 3G/4G connection. Raspberry Pi is installed onboard the ...