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Alien Dalvik, how to stop autostart? [answered]

asked 2014-10-24 20:47:46 +0300

Luca gravatar image

updated 2014-11-03 21:33:36 +0300

molan gravatar image

Hi all, sorry if this is an old question but I didn't find it.

As you know, Alien Dalvik tools always start at boot time even if I don't start android app.

I tried to disable the service with:

        systemctl stop aliendalvik.service
        systemctl disable aliendalvik.service

but next boot it start again...

Who is starting it...?



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answered 2014-10-25 03:05:08 +0300

updated 2014-10-25 03:09:28 +0300

First, make sure you have nano installed on your Jolla. If it isn’t there, install it with:

pkcon install nano

Complete disabling (prevent Android apps to start)

systemctl stop aliendalvik.service 
systemctl mask aliendalvik.service

To re-enable it:

# systemctl unmask aliendalvik.service
# systemctl start aliendalvik.service

Disabling the Alien Dalvik at startup (it will start when you want to)

From the terminal:

nano /etc/systemd/system/nodroidavvio.service

In nano paste:

Description=No Android al riavvio

ExecStart=/bin/systemctl stop aliendalvik.service


Close and save by pressing CTRL+X and within the terminal prompt:

# systemctl enable nodroidavvio.service

To re-enable the Alien Dalvik at startup:

# systemctl disable nodroidavvio.service

thanks to @iliveinpublic and @eugenio_g7 for the tips.

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Thanks, at the moment I "masked" the service. Next I'll try to stop it at start up.

PS. I use "vi" .. :)

Luca ( 2014-10-25 11:00:30 +0300 )edit

Apparently, the 2nd option "Disabling the Alien Dalvik at startup (it will start when you want to)" is working, except when lipstick is restarted (manually or automatically): AlienDalvik is then running again.

objectifnul ( 2015-03-19 11:24:17 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-10-24 21:55:35 +0300

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iirc aliendalvik.service is started by the dependency of display.service to aliendalvik.path

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hi, what does the display service do? should it be possible to stop it?

Luca ( 2014-10-25 00:03:05 +0300 )edit

it seems to be the meta service for the UI (see for yourself systemctl list-dependencies display.service), so to speak, NO -> bad idea to disable it

chemist ( 2014-10-25 02:52:36 +0300 )edit

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