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Old 02-07-2008, 10:50 AM   #1
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Run Python script as root at startup

Hello everyone,

I am using HellaNZB which is a Python script which I need to run as root. I am trying to find a way of getting it to run automatically at startup but I have so far been unable to find a way of doing this. I have the following in a script which I then linked to using ln -s in boot.local and also the rc3.d and rc5.d folders in /etc/init:

#! /bin/bash
cd /home/sty/Desktop/hellanzb-0.13
The script is chmod'd to be executuable.

My distro is openSuse 10.3.

I would be very grateful for any suggestions you may have.
Old 02-08-2008, 04:01 AM   #2
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Shouldn't you use python instead of ./ ?
Old 03-05-2008, 06:33 PM   #3
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Rep: Reputation: 0 should be in your path so you shouldnt have to specify it with python or do any directory changing. IE: You should be able to just type '' from a shell and have it start. With that said, you should be able to edit '/etc/rc.local' to start


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