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Old 03-10-2005, 04:16 AM   #1
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Howto launch script at startup

I want to laugh a script i wrote everytime i boot up. the script needs to be run as root. but i dont want to log on as root. How can i do this?
Old 03-10-2005, 04:25 AM   #2
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Well, in Slackware I would put the command in /etc/rc.d/rc.local - I know Gentoo has a similar file, just I'm unsure which.

EDIT: Oh! here you go:

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Old 03-10-2005, 10:51 AM   #3
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Cool thanks got it working.


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