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Old 06-09-2004, 11:13 AM   #1
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Question execute file at startup?


how do i execute file at startup in linux, please?

Old 06-09-2004, 11:27 AM   #2
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As a user you can do "crontab -e" and write a line like

@reboot        somecommand
You can also do it by adding symlinks starting with S to /etc/rc.d/rcX.d which point to the script you want to run. X stands for all the runlevels on which you want it to be run. This way will run the command as root.


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