Re: how to make it auto start?
- From: Ertugrul Soeylemez <never@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 13:13:13 +0200
birre <spamtrap@xxxxxxxxxxxx> (06-04-24 12:47:25):
Unfortunately, this doesn't answer Nick's question in any way,
because distributions bring their own higher level mechanisms to
start processes at boot time, while 'init' is at the system level.
This would be like connecting certain wires to turn on the TV
instead of just using the remote.
Check out the Fedora Core documentation for how to run services, if
that's what you meant. However, if you just mean to start some
program when you login into your desktop, then you'll find
facilities to do that in your desktop package (KDE, Gnome, or
whatever). In that case, just look through your configuration
utility. You'll find it somewhere.
They all start with /etc/inittab , and from there you can see what
every distributions do, and what other rc files they source.
Yes, but according to Nick's question, I don't assume him to be such a
professional to understand all that. =)
So "start with /etc/inittab , man init" is the generic answer that
apply to ALL distributions.
Right. Still the documentation of the distribution's package management
is the better choice, as it explains it much better than a set of