Hello,

I was wondering how I can have some bots start automatically after boot. I have a music bot on a vps for a discord server and I was wondering how to have it start backup automatically from its directory.

I am running it in Ubuntu Ver 14

Thanks,
Joyal

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What’s the command you type at the console, and where is the executable located? Once you have this info, all you usually need to do is edit the file /etc/rc.localand place it before the exit command. Make sure you end the command you add with an ampersand(&) to make sure that it runs in the background.
For example, if you’re command is “discord somearghere” and your executable is located in /opt/discord/bin/discord, insert the following in /etc/rc.local

    /opt/discord/bin/discord somearghere &
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