[ILUG] Re: auto-login
netgod at in.freei.net
Thu Jan 27 02:54:27 GMT 2000
it seems to me that rungetty when specified with a program to start
instead of login will not start a real shell with all the correct
environment variables, while this may work correctly for tail and
trafshow, BitchX needs the TERM variable set, and i'm sure all those other
variables have a use, also i want to be able to exit the program and use
the normal shell when i need to, i only want it to auto-login and start
the program once apon boot
On Thu, 27 Jan 2000, Colin Whittaker wrote:
> 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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