Howto: Make McMyAdmin start automatically on boot (Linux)
This guide isn't dependent on any particular distribution, so the exact instructions may vary.
The only prerequisite is that you have a cron daemon installed and running (most distributions do by default) and that you have
nano installed (These may not be installed by default, but they are common packages that can be installed via your package manager)
This guide assumes you have correctly followed the standard McMyAdmin Linux installation instructions, and have McMyAdmin installed as a non-root user in
First you start editing your crontab by running
crontab -e - It may prompt for you to chose a text editor, in which case chose
Using the editor, add the following line:
@reboot cd ~/McMyAdmin && screen -dmS McMyAdmin ./MCMA2_Linux_x86_64
Then save and exit (ctrl+x in nano) to apply your changes.
Now every time the machine boots, McMyAdmin will start silently in the background as the user you installed it as.
If you need to access the session for any reason after booting, you can reconnect to your session by running