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by El Profe
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Correct place to call bootup script
Replies: 5
Views: 189

Re: Correct place to call bootup script

DougieLawson wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:52 pm
Thanks for responding and sorry for wasting your time. There was actually an error in the boot sequence that I'd just failed to spot. It was down to two embarrassingly stupid points where my code was expecting to be running as a user rather than root. :oops:
by El Profe
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Correct place to call bootup script
Replies: 5
Views: 189

Re: Correct place to call bootup script

DougieLawson wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:19 pm
El Profe wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:08 pm
.bashrc will sort of do the trick at a push, but that starts it running every time I open a new terminal. I just want it to run once at startup.
/etc/rc.local add it just above the exit 0 line.
That was the first thing I tried. It doesn't appear to do anything.
by El Profe
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Correct place to call bootup script
Replies: 5
Views: 189

Re: Correct place to call bootup script

.bashrc will sort of do the trick at a push, but that starts it running every time I open a new terminal. I just want it to run once at startup.
by El Profe
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Correct place to call bootup script
Replies: 5
Views: 189

Correct place to call bootup script

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