Thanks, i didn't even think of having it run a script that exported the
needed variables, i guess i should sleep more often.
On Thu, 27 Jan 2000, kevin lyda wrote:
> Brian Parris wrote:
> > 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.
>> maybe the rungetty thing someone else mentioned and a shell script like:
> export VAR stuff
> export OTHER_VAR other_stuff
> su -c 'command -flags' - user
>> thanks for the "howto run 24 v terms". not sure if i'll use it, but
> it's nice to know.
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