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Re: Service to run user-owned init scripts at boot time?



Christian Kreibich wrote:
> I am looking for a service that lets regular users place scripts in a
> well defined location, say somewhere in their home directory, so that
> those scripts will be executed with the respective user's permissions at
> system boot time (note, I don't mean user login time). I was wondering
> whether Fedora provides a package that'll provide this so I don't have
> to set up a solution myself. Thanks...

This should work:

cat >>/etc/rc.d/rc.local <<EOF
for i in /home/*/.rc.local ; do
  user=${i#/home/}
  user=${user%/.rc.local}
  su $user -c $i
done
EOF

        Kevin Kofler


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