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Re: [vox-tech] question on auto-running a program



Richard Ely <dick@davis.com> writes:

> I have a recent Debian Distro.
>
> I have an "always-up" DSL connection thanks to Jonathan (thanks
> Jonathan!!) through a router.
>
> When I log onto my machine as user, I am not connected because I
> have to "ifup eth0" as su.  So I can change to su.  type "ifup",
> then exit back to user.  Not efficient.
>
> I want my son to use this machine and I do not want him to be su.
> How can I have the system always issue that command as su on boot-up
> no matter who logs on?

Add an 'auto eth0' line in /etc/network/interfaces.  See
interfaces(5).

HTH,
-- 
Ricardo Anguiano
http://www.codesourcery.com
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