How to... sudo tuncfg and hamachi start at login?

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by GirthP, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. macrumors regular

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ok, I hope this is the right forum to place this query.

    I want to set up an automatic script to run hamachi at login.

    I just need a little direction, and don't mind doing most of the legwork.

    Do I write a bash script to start tuncfg (which is required first), then to start hamachi?

    Do I link it somehow to launchd?

    These are my guesses at this point... if I'm getting close, that would be great to know, or if I'm way off, that would be great to know.

    Thanks very much for any help you can offer!
  2. macrumors regular

    Jul 23, 2002
    Haven't tried this, but here is how it seems it should work.

    Make a launchd .plist file. Put it in /Library/LaunchDaemons. The .plist should target a shell script that does the work you need. No need for sudo in the shell script as launchd will run the script as root. No special place required for the shell script. It can be anywhere you like.

  3. thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 1, 2007
  4. macrumors newbie

    Jul 8, 2008

    Hey, can you help me out? I have no idea how to to what you said there. Could you guide me through the process?
  5. macrumors 603


    Dec 20, 2002
    sunny los angeles
    A quick search would have solved your problem ;)

    The first post seems to outline exactly what you need done.
  6. macrumors newbie

    Jul 8, 2008
    Yea thanks, i saw that but it all looked alien to me, i just posted there asking how it's all done.

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