What would be the correct way to start the Express vpn client at boot detailed here


In the terminal, run the following command:

expressvpn connect

I would want this to run at boot unattended. Research indicates there are many methods of starting things at boot from crontab to init.d to creating a service, etc.

I am after the "correct" way to achieve the running this at boot within the 18.04 ecosystem.

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Dont know if this is what your looking for, i just created a text file, right clicked -properties - permissions tab and selected allow executing file as a program, saved then pointed start up programs to the file.

expressvpn connect smart

you can leave the smart off or replace with preferred server, worked for me

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