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Old 07-26-2005, 06:17 PM   #1
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on startup


how do i make any program start on bootup
 
Old 07-26-2005, 07:27 PM   #2
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there is a script called /etc/rc.d/rc.local on slackware. There should be something similar for your distro.
 
Old 07-26-2005, 07:30 PM   #3
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so how would i start mozilla that way
 
Old 07-26-2005, 08:49 PM   #4
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you do not mean "on bootup" you mean "on login" and there are KDE startup scripts to do that (although I do not see the point).
 
Old 07-26-2005, 11:04 PM   #5
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the point is so that the usersers cannot mess up the machine. That is the only program the users can use and when the machine is booted i dont want them wondering. If i can get it on there i can lock it down but it has to get there first.
 
Old 07-26-2005, 11:18 PM   #6
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If you clear out all of the settings then restore certain settings the way you want every time somebody logs out, you can manage to prevent users from configuring funny user setting in a permament way. They should not be running as root anyway. you could change the permisions on stuff you do not want them accessing. And put a note somewhere: "You can not do anything on this computer except browse the internet with Mozilla Firefox. All settings you might create will be cleared when you log out. Really."
 
  


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