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Old 02-08-2014, 01:07 AM   #1
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Start Dropbox and teamviewer on Startup

I installed teamviewer and dropbox in ubuntu 12.04.
In /etc/rc,local folder, I added this,
exit 0
But it not works.
I want to remotely access this server via teamviewer and also I want to starting login teamviewer before login this server. Help me please

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Old 02-09-2014, 03:19 PM   #2
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Usually /etc/rc.local (not the dot, not comma) is a file, not a directory. Are you sure that you added these commands correctly? Note that /etc/rc.local is run as root so ~/.dropbox-dist/dropbox will point at root's home directory, not your user's home directory.
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Old 02-10-2014, 11:27 AM   #3
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Sorry here I did mistake. I am sure I added this command correctly. and these two (~/.dropbox-dist/dropbox and
/usr/bin/teamviewer) commands work with root user. But when I start the server it not works without enter the login screen.
Could you help me pls
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I don't know about teamviewer, but dropbox has an option in its configuration menu to autostart the app. Just right-click on the dropbox icon to get the menus.

also, i think the command is "dropbox start"

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Old 02-10-2014, 07:00 PM   #5
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Teamviewer also has an autostart option. Or you can put it in the autostart section of your desktop environment.
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:54 PM   #6
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dunno about teamviewer , but are ya sure they runs as a deamon ? if not , try to background them using
ampersand at the end
get rid of home user ~ but use entire path

/home/user_name/dropbox-dist/dropbox &
/usr/bin/teamviewer &

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