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    How to autostart apps with sudo priviledges

    When I auto start Jupiter (power saving on eeepc) it doesnt work properly - key settings made in the menu have no effect.

    It does work properly if I run "sudo jupiter-run"

    Is there a way to autostart apps with sudo priviledges?

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    Re: How to autostart apps with sudo priviledges

    Quote Originally Posted by maulynvia View Post
    When I auto start Jupiter (power saving on eeepc) it doesnt work properly - key settings made in the menu have no effect.

    It does work properly if I run "sudo jupiter-run"

    Is there a way to autostart apps with sudo priviledges?
    Fix /etc/sudoers, or move the Jupiter sudoers group to /etc/sudoers.d. Jupiter should be the very last rule in the chain.
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    Re: How to autostart apps with sudo priviledges

    Thanks, any tips on how to do this?

    I looked at http://www.gratisoft.us/sudo/sudoers.man.html which looks quite scary!

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    Re: How to autostart apps with sudo priviledges

    Quote Originally Posted by maulynvia View Post
    Thanks, any tips on how to do this?

    I looked at http://www.gratisoft.us/sudo/sudoers.man.html which looks quite scary!
    Move the %jupiter line to the bottom of the file.
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    Re: How to autostart apps with sudo priviledges

    Whats wrong with Sudo crontab -e
    @reboot /usr/bin/jupiter

    ????
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    Re: How to autostart apps with sudo priviledges

    Or putting the command in /etc/rc.local?

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