Automatically starting user programs on boot

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Thu Sep 4 14:00:13 UTC 2008

man crontab

@reboot option

see screen options to start detached

On Thu, 4 Sep 2008, Saša Stupar wrote:

> Hi!
> On my FBSD 7 server I also use screen with rtorrent. In case of server
> reboot (power outage, server goes on UPS then power down) the user need
> manually to login, then start screen and then rtorrent. Is it possible to
> start this procedure automatically and of course as certain user and not
> as root?
> I was thinking about .startup file or something in users home directory.
> Regards,
> Sasa
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