Brian Parris stated the following on Wed, Jan 26, 2000 at 05:51:00PM -0600 :
> I currently have 24 virtual terminals setup with linux and i was wondering
> if there was a way to get certain terminals to auto-login as the user i
> select and start running a certain program when the system boots, like on
> /dev/tty12 i want it to login as root and run tail -f /var/log/messages,
> and for /dev/tty24 i want it to login as root and run trafshow(a
> sniffer) and on /dev/tty13 i want it to login as the user i irc with and
> start BitchX, and on /dev/tty14 i want it to login as the user i use for
> e-mail and start pine.
use rungetty, it supports all these types of features.
it can be found off freshmeat.
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