Each time I startup the sistem I need to run this command sudo xhost + and the sudo service myservice restart

I have decided to add a script to startup to avoid having to type it each time myself.

I followed the instructions from here How to run a script during boot as root

I created myscript.sh in /etc/init.d and then ran chmod 755 on it then I created a simlink in /etc/rc2.d/S99myscript.sh

here is the content of my script:


sudo xhost +
sudo service siemcy restart

ls -l /etc/init.d/my_custom_startup_script.sh

-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 54 Apr 9 10:10 /etc/init.d/my_custom_startup_script.sh

But when I reboot seems the sript is not run, service siemcy is not running because it needs xhost + so basiclly the screept is not run. Or the script is not run at the right time. Any advice? did I put the script in the wrong place? thanks


Maybe service siemcy is not yet started, so you should first start it, and then restart it.

Alternatively, you could copy your code in /etc/rc.local before the exit 0 tag.

Hope it helps!

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