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October 23, 2011, 01:34:37 PM
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Hello,
I am regularly rebooting my rigs at the moment due to issues I'm running into while tweaking my cards for max performance.

I'm using cgminer and I would like if it could be automated to start rather than me having to do it manually. At the moment upon logon I have to start screen. Then export DISPLAY=:0 and then enter the cgminer folder and run the starting line with all arguments etc. It's getting annoying now and I would like something quicker.

Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks.

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October 23, 2011, 04:50:37 PM
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Add this line to /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart:

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@lxterminal --command=screen

and create .screenrc in the home directory:

Code:
startup_message off
screen -t MINER 0 sudo /path/to/your/cgminer and parameters

(you can drop the sudo, I don't remember why I put it there, but I must have had a reason Smiley ).
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October 23, 2011, 06:07:42 PM
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Add this line to /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart:

Code:
@lxterminal --command=screen

and create .screenrc in the home directory:

Code:
startup_message off
screen -t MINER 0 sudo /path/to/your/cgminer and parameters

(you can drop the sudo, I don't remember why I put it there, but I must have had a reason Smiley ).

Excellent - I've just added that to my system. Won't be able to test for a few days but thanks!  Smiley

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April 15, 2013, 07:25:07 AM
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There is no lxsession directory for ubuntu, so it does not work.
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