How to setup startup scripts in Ubuntu

Published by burgerboydaddy on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 14:48


For some projects I needed to run startup scripts everytime when I start my ubuntu server. Here is little how-to with addition how to run some processes using non-sudo username (normal user account).

After some searching I found out that there is a small command that allows the root to run a process as a different user.
So when I had put “sudo -u burgerboydaddy” in front of my command it worked flawlessly.

- use vim or an equivalent to write your script and make sure it starts with
- make your script executable by doing