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Is it possible to execute scripts on embedded linux devices (i.e: DSL routers)?

Folks, I wanna find a generic way to run a (simple bash) script on boot sequence of a router with embedded Linux. I have read about ways to do this on devices like: DD-WRT OpenWRT any NAS like ...
0
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2answers
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Script to copy text including today's date into clipboard

I'd like to know if its possible in Windows for a script (or similar) to be written that will copy today's date and specific text into the clipboad, in the following format: dd/mm/yy - xx - xxx ...
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4answers
149 views

ubuntu script no such file /etc/init.d/ script

i'm trying to run this script at start up but this is constantly giving me error that /etc/init.d/put_ubuntu_users: 14: /etc/init.d/put_ubuntu_users: cannot open ~/data.txt: No such file This is my ...
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1answer
96 views

Execute script after the window manager loads

I want to start a few applications right after my wm (dwm) loads, where can I put my script so this happens? I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and using dwm.
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0answers
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launching applications/terminals with curses-based programs running at startup dwm

I just configured most of dwm to my liking and I want to now set it up so that as soon as I log in, chromium is launched in the first tag with monacle (I have pertag installed), a terminal window is ...
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2answers
54 views

Window XP start script before service

PC with Windows XP prof. controls small production line. On Windows start-up I want to backup production data (created last day) before system starts particular service and application. How to start ...
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3answers
958 views

Howto start an interactive script at ubuntu startup?

Based on Ubuntu core 12.04, I have prepared a bootable DVD. After booting (to console only), I can login as a user and start a script for installation of an embedded device: sudo install_script In ...
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1answer
31 views

Upstart scripts causing problems

I like to start little web servers on boot. I've been using upstart, but often my scripts fail, causing important services like sshd to fail to start. What's a safer way to do this? ...
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1answer
93 views

How is executing a startup script different to writing the commands manually?

This is my Node.JS webserver startup script for RedHat EL 6. #!/bin/sh # chkconfig: 345 01 01 # description: DeepFlow startup script case $1 in start) echo "Starting DeepFlow" ...
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1answer
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Local group policy logon startup script not executing

This is for Windows 7 I have a .bat and .vbs file in a folder. The .bat runs the .vbs script. In the Local Policy Group editor, under Windows Settings/Scripts I added a reference to the .bat file in ...
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2answers
611 views

Why won't my script change MAC address via macchanger at startup? Ubuntu-based

I have recently pieced together a script with my limited knowledge of bash that is supposed to do 2 things: It is supposed to change my hostname and then change my mac address. I put the ...
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2answers
482 views

How do I make a python script (including its dependencies) run on startup of an Ubuntu machine?

Well, I do know that for a single script the question is to just put the corresponding file in directory /etc/rc.local, right? But, what if this script depends on other files (i.e. a few scripts and a ...
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3answers
380 views

Script that runs as a user at boot time

In windows server, I would like to start applications when the machine boots up that would be running when I remote log-in using terminal services. Is this possible? I specifically need it to start ...
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2answers
8k views

Windows 8 Run script on startup

Recently installed the Win8 RTM on my MacBook air and made a short AutoHotkey script to reverse the scrolling to be like MacOSX Lion. My question is... how do you run a script at startup on Windows ...
2
votes
1answer
546 views

Why does my powershell startup/shutdown script execute from “C:\” but not from “C:\Program Files”

I have created a powershell script I would like run at shutdown, and when I add it using gpedit.msc it executes exactly the way I would like. However, I want to move it from C:\xyz.ps1 to C:\Program ...
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2answers
315 views

How can I write a startup script for OSX?

I'm unfamiliar with how this works with OSX. I just want a script to run whenever the OS loads up. Simple script to restart my servers via python. There's about 4 of them. So how do I run commands ...
3
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2answers
6k views

init.d script not running on startup

I am hosting some Counter-Strike game servers on my dedicated server using screen. I have this script that I run when I want to start/stop the servers: #! /bin/sh # /etc/init.d/css-server # case ...
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1answer
1k views

How to run python script on startup with sudo permission on Mac OS

I have created a script with python that basically ping all servers found in my lists. I need this script to be run on startup with sudo permission. So the question is, How do you run the script on ...
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0answers
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Startup script for two screens and one computer

I have a situation where I have two screens attached to one windows computer and I have to trigger 2 different applications on 2 different screens on start-up. What I think that I will need some kind ...
1
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1answer
876 views

Run a login script without startup folder

So I have to run a login script when User X logs on. I put that script (.bat) in the startup folder and it works fine. However, I also have to disable the explorer shell and once I do that the startup ...
1
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0answers
392 views

How can I create a VPN connection via a startup script?

I am trying to deploy a VPN connection to all laptops on my Domain via the startup script. It has to be done at startup and not login as the connection has to be available to all users and they don't ...
2
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2answers
652 views

Remove bash startup behaviour (mac user)

When I start the terminal (which uses bash) a echoed message appears several times right before the message "You have mail." and it is added by someone that has used my computer. It also happens when ...
3
votes
4answers
8k views

How do I make a script run upon startup of the Ubuntu machine?

I want to run /home/myuser/go.py How do I make that run in the background, everytime my linux machine boots up?
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1answer
149 views

Ubuntu: How do I set my app to start with the system?

I want 3 application to start as I login. How do I do it? (I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 if it makes any difference)
3
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4answers
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Run AppleScript on startup (background)

I want to run a apple-script on Mac OS X on startup. The script shall run during the complete lifetime of the user session. What is the best solution to do this? My Script: on idle do shell ...
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6answers
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Running bat file at startup as administrator in Windows 7

I'm currently running a startup script in form of a bat file successfully in Windows 7 (I've inserted a new registry key entry with the bat file path as value in ...
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5answers
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Automating application start by using scripts on XP

When I come to work, I spent several boring minutes running my applications. I start IDE, mail client, web browser, bug tracking system, Total Commander, ProcessExplorer and DebugView. Most of those ...
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2answers
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init.d script not executing?

I have a script on ubuntu that I put in /etc/init.d. It has 0755 permissions, and I can run it manually both executing it and sourcing it, with good results. I have symlinks in both /etc/rc3.d and ...