autostart

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Wed Jun 24 09:33:55 UTC 2009


hi,
On Di, 2009-06-23 at 15:18 +0100, norman wrote:
> I would like to be able to have a script automatically start when my
> machine is booted. I can see how to autostart an application but not a
> script. I run Ubuntu 8.04. Thanks.
edit the file /etc/rc.local, add a call to your script/program above the
"exit 0" command there and it will be executed as last thing in the
bootprocess. 
note that the initscripts are executed as root though.

ciao
	oli
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