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How to make sudo remember my password and how to add an application to startup

I have lampp installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 Everything works very fine and now I would like to start the lampp-server on startup.

I have a startlampp.sh script with this:

cd /opt/lampp
sudo ./lampp start

code in it. It is enabled for execution and when I run it in terminal I am asked for the password and finally it starts lampp.

Can I include the password in the script that it runs on startup?

Greetings philipp

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marked as duplicate by nitstorm, Alvar, Marco Ceppi Aug 17 '12 at 20:06

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Your question is very much similar to How to make sudo remember my password and how to add an application to startup? –  nitstorm Aug 15 '12 at 10:01

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You can edit the rc.local file to auto start lampp.

use root login and edit /etc/rc.local file and add line /opt/lampp/lampp start to end of the file.

Reboot the machine and you can check the status of the lampp using /opt/lampp/lampp status

Hope this helps you!

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/etc/rc does not exist. Should I make it? –  philipp Aug 15 '12 at 12:04
check etc/rc.local if you don't find it then please refer this link –  devav2 Aug 15 '12 at 17:13

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