February 3, 2021, 8:10am
Launching the program manually after each reboot is a hurdle, and has to be done via console with the Fedora repo build. This leaves behind its console window (as a novice user I haven’t ever really read the output).
Is it possible to create a startup entry in
/home/user/.config/autostart and ensure that no console or any other window is launched in Gnome?
The local Syncthing
web-interface address is
February 3, 2021, 8:34am
You need to write a startup script and use systemd to make it a service that starts up on boot.
I will paste two links that explain it. Let us know if you need further assistance!
Need to launch a Linux program at boot? The systemd software provides a way to do it on any Linux distro with systemd—which is most of them these days, including Ubuntu. We’ll walk you through the process of creating an integrated service—and it...
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NB: I am zero familiar with Syncthing, just wondering if it doesn’t provide a service that you can start/enable with something like
systemctl start syncthing.service?
February 3, 2021, 8:38am
I actually took a brief look at the syncthing docs, and they describe three methods on how to autostart Syncthing.
Systemd is one of them:
February 3, 2021, 9:21am
If you’ve installed the syncthing package from Fedora, it already includes systemd files. To enable it for your user, use:
systemctl --user enable syncthing.service
systemctl --user start syncthing.service
March 3, 2021, 9:21am
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