How to add programs to startup in Ubuntu 16.04 // Ubuntu 16.04 Tips

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In this video I show you how to add a program to automatically start up with your PC in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS very simply.

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  1. HI there

    I have a question here I have an application that I want it to boot up when ubuntu boots u in the background there was this product called kiosk its a windows basic operation system that running windows 7 but it has a application that auto runs when booted up how can i do that

  2. This is nice, but what do you do if you want to start a program AFTER REBOOT, before you log in?

    It seems that "Startup Applications" only works after LOGIN, not after REBOOT.

    And of course, I do not want to set the system up to automatically log in!

    How does one start up the program after REBOOT but before LOGIN?

  3. "In most cases …" @ 0:46. I generally go look for tutorials to find solutions for the exceptional cases… So could you replace this (simplistic) tutorial by one that includes the case where one has to fill out the Command line, and has to Browse the system folders and pick out the right folder and the right name, Linux being a pain in the arse compared to Windows. Thank you. PS. I started working with Linux in 2003. Switched back to Windows in 2010, after 7 years of comparing and realizing that Linux remains an OS for nerds. For a very particular reason I have to get back to Linux, and yesterday evening, when I installed a new software program on my Windows laptop, it took a simple click on an exe-file to get it installed painlessly & properly. On Ubuntu, it took me 2 hours to get the software installed, but it does not have the same features as its Windows sister – it lacks the option to auto launch at system startup.

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