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I'm trying to install a remote shutdown program on my machine , so I can shutdown it from my android tablet , and it needs root privileges to run successfully.

I'd rather not have to load it with root access every time I intend to do something where I will leave it.

I've set it to run on startup but it doesn't load with root privileges so I need it to run on startup with root privileges.

Here's the app I'm using link (and of course the companion app for my Linux Laptop)

My laptop runs Ubuntu 13.10 and the Tablet I'm trying to use is the Nexus 7 2013 if that's of any use.

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Check this question out. Different scenarios though same idea - running an app on startup with root priviledges. –  Parto Feb 16 '14 at 21:36
@AvatarParto couldn't I write a script to do it? That link looks complicated I'm not much of a Linux user so I don't really know what that link is saying –  Nick Massey Feb 17 '14 at 10:35

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