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Old 04-13-2005, 03:35 PM   #1
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Way to automatically restart a program?

Does anyone know of a way to automatically restart a program if it is closed? I work for a small public library and we want to set up a web browser kiosk running Firefox.

Basically, Firefox should start up as soon as the user 'public' logs in and restart itself if a user closes it. I'm guessing this could all be done with shell scripts...

Any advice is greatly appreciated
Old 04-13-2005, 05:23 PM   #2
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daemon tools might work?, but also could a script that starts when the user logs in, it just checks if firefox is running, if not, run it, then sleep for a bit, then do it all over.


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