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I would like to install services into init.d folder in most standard way. Suppose I have script which should be run under specific user and starts the service (tomcat8 good example)

.../serviceFoo/start.sh

another script

.../serviceFoo/stop.sh

Now I want to install this as init.d startup scripts so I can /etc/init.d.seviceFoo start|stop|restart. It would be nice if the service would get killed after some time refusing to stop by issuing stop command. It would be even nicer if i can do it by running simple command like

installService user startScript stopScript

Is there something like that in ubuntu ? something like brand new sysv-rc-conf with add button ?

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I think you're looking for upstart. Look specifically at the setuid command.

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