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Old 11-28-2004, 01:57 PM   #1
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startup stuff


Hey,

How do I add to startup things that I want to run from a shell.
Cause what I add in rc.local is run as root. and I want some programs to run from a shell, and I want them to automaticly start in case of reboot.

Can anyone help?
Thanks
 
Old 11-28-2004, 02:17 PM   #2
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Use su user -c "script start"
 
Old 11-28-2004, 02:30 PM   #3
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what do you mean by "script start"

could you detail a bit please?
 
Old 11-28-2004, 04:18 PM   #4
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If you want a script to be run as a different user at boot time make a script that executes a script. Here is how I execute vncserver as my user in Debian. Put this script in rc.local

vi vncscript

#! bin/bash
su myuser -c "vncserver -localhost"


:wq

chmod 755 vncscript
 
Old 11-28-2004, 04:53 PM   #5
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I'm still not sure I understand

So I have an IRC server on a user and in case of reboot I want it to auto start
Usualy to start the server I have to go to /home/user/ircu2.10.11.07/ircd and there execute ./ircd

So how would a script that does that look..ot what do I have to do?
 
Old 11-28-2004, 06:08 PM   #6
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You could just add that line to rc.local

/home/user/ircu2.10.11.07/ircd/ircd

Or if this daemon can run as a different user you could make a simple script.
vi ircd.sh

#! /bin/bash

su user -c /home/user/ircu2.10.11.07/ircd/ircd


Then place this in /etc/rc.local
This is the most basic script. You can get as complex as you want.
 
Old 11-30-2004, 07:07 AM   #7
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ok so I did that but it tells me this :

bash: /root/.bashrc: Permission denied

what did I do wrong? :/
 
  


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