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Old 03-07-2010, 02:19 AM   #1
johnh10000
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daft question ->startup confermation


hi folks, not really new, but a daft question, i think iknow the ans to.

If I want a script to start with the system, i'd put in profile ? this is on a jaunty box. Its my webserver, i login via NX to fiddle. when i do this webcam starts logout webcam stops. motion is in starting programs.

while we're at it where does karmic, and jaunt store its EDITOR varible, i wish to chage the default editor.
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Old 03-07-2010, 07:20 AM   #2
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My usual choice would be an init script to have a daemon start on boot, any variables like EDITOR should be set per-user, look in your home directory for the relevant config file

eg If you use bash as your shell

~/.bash_profile



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