How to Run Scripts at Ubuntu Server Startup

There are three ways to start applications when the Ubuntu server starts; upstart jobs, backward compatible system-V scripts and using rc.local. This article will provide examples of how to make it work.

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Introducing Upstart

Since the days of early Unix, systems have always had different methods of starting up, shutting down, and managing jobs. Throughout the development of Linux distributions, many saw the usage of System V init, the most common starting system, to be suitable. Distributions have a system that one way or another is compatible with this System V initialization.

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