run java app on Linux at boot up
I just noticed that when I loaded up J2SDK onto Linux that there is no
javaw command. Does anybody know why this command has been removed from
the Linux distribution? I was going to make use of it in a shell
script, which brings me to my next question.
Has anybody successfully launched a Java application using shell scripts
on Linux at boot up so that the application runs silently in the
Naturally, after I've logged on as root and given my password I can
certainly run a java app from the prompt using something like:
However, javaw was a lot more convenient. I could launch a java
application without a terminal window bound to it.
MAIN OBJECTIVE: I just want to set up whatever scripts are necessary to
launch my java application when Linux boots up. Linux has a special
I don't know if it can be used or not to schedule the running of a java
application upon boot up. Maybe there is another, better way?
Basically, I just want to have the java application running without my
having to log in, except to shut it down.
Can all this be done?
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