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Old 09-27-2013, 02:28 AM   #1
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Question how to start minicom at every boot on text mode ubuntu

Dear sir,

i am running ubuntu in the text mode that i have done successfully and in have skipped the logIn and passward sucessfully(Auto Login), but at the time of every boot i want my minicom to get open rather the text mode.

i tried shell script like,


echo "admin123" | sudo -S minicom
and ran this script in .bashrc
now on every boot minicom gets open but then after it get closed.
dont know why its getting closed please help me.

Thanks & Regards

Last edited by rohaanembedded; 09-27-2013 at 02:32 AM.
Old 09-27-2013, 08:57 AM   #2
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Good Sir!

If you want to run minicom boot time, add this to your /etc/rc.local:

openvt minicom <parameters> &


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