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Execute command or code during boot on Linux with Systemd - /etc/rc.local

Instructions to execute code/commands for Linux at startup with Systemd.

For example Ubuntu 15.04 and above.  

Please follow the instructions below.

 

Create a service and add this code:
sudo vi (or nano) /etc/systemd/system/rc-local.service

[Unit]
Description=/etc/rc.local Compatibility
ConditionPathExists=/etc/rc.local

[Service]
Type=forking
ExecStart=/etc/rc.local start
TimeoutSec=0
StandardOutput=tty
RemainAfterExit=yes
SysVStartPriority=99

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

Create /etc/rc.local, add this code, and set the file executable:
sudo vi (or nano) /etc/rc.local

#!/bin/sh -e
#
# rc.local
#
# This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel.
# Make sure that the script will "exit 0" on success or any other
# value on error.
#
# In order to enable or disable this script just change the execution
# bits.
#
# By default this script does nothing.

# EXAMPLE:
cpufreq-set -r -g performance

exit 0

​sudo chmod +x /etc/rc.local

Enable the service and reboot your machine:
​sudo systemctl enable rc-local
​sudo reboot now

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