Linux startup script

tuxgirl at tuxgirl at
Mon Apr 4 15:16:54 MDT 2005

On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 03:06:39PM -0600, Eric Jensen wrote:
> Wanting a program to run on start up and am having a hard time figuring 
> out an easy way to do that.  I've looked at the scripts in rc.5 and they 
> seem far more complex then what I need.  To be specific, I am wanting to 
> run Secway's Simpserver for encrypting my gAim conversations.  To run 
> the script you just type /usr/local/bin/simpserver in a terminal.  In 
> Ubuntu I tried just created a simbolic link to that file in the rc.5 as 
> SS99simpserver, but it didn't seem to work.  I am now in Suse (finally 
> got my crazy install problems resolved), but I didn't try that again 
> since I didn't think it would work.  Any suggestions?

i could be completely off-base here.  is there any particular reason why
putting it in a .bashrc (or xinitrc) doesn't work?  that seems like the
simplest solution... 

Erin Sharmahd           TuxGirl at
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