Win a copy of Re-engineering Legacy Software this week in the Refactoring forum
or Docker in Action in the Cloud/Virtualization forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Question on starting a Java program in a Linux environment

 
Bob Ruth
Ranch Hand
Posts: 320
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I'm not sure whether or not this it the right place, but I did not see anything else that looked like it would be more appropriate.

I have written an extremely small Java utility for my employer. They like it, and want to deploy it on a small handful of systems. Here is the problem, they need it to start up on boot and stay up at all times. It does open a window so it needs to run while window management is up.

I have played around with starting it in both inittab and rc.local and the best that I seem to be able to get is that, when we reboot, it starts , it shows up on the screen, but when we log into their main application window, it disappears.

Has anyone been this route before?

I'd appreciate any tips I can get....
 
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic