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i've seen several ways to add programs or daemons to startup in Ubuntu 12.04 but I am kind of perturbed with the meaning of each method, basically because i dont understand the underlying startup procedure. Anyway, the point of that I am needing is

  • A way to run a daemon before login with root as owner
  • A way to run a program after the login of one user
  • A way to run a program after the login of any user
  • A way to run a program when all gnome environment is setted up


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The below link maybe useful to you. I am also confused with startup procedure.


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