[ale] programs at boot up

Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
Fri Dec 12 05:58:16 EST 2003

Robert Coggins wrote:
> Hey all,
> I am trying to get a specific program to run at boot.  With special
> switches, of course.  The problem I am running into is I want the
> program run as a certain user.  For example,  I want vncserver to run as
> user foobar when the system starts.  I know you use /etc/rc.d/rc.local
> to have them run but beyond this I am clueless...  Any ideas?  Thanks
> all!

su userid -c "commandyouwanttorun --switch1 --switch2"

Until later, Geoffrey	esoteric at 3times25.net

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