making a script run on debian startup

Littlefield, tyler compgeek13 at
Fri Feb 2 08:12:30 EST 2007

OK, and then I run .bashrc from the rc.local file?
Sorry, I'm just confused. :)
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----- Original Message -----
From: Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at>
To: <speakup at>
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 2:33 AM
Subject: making a script run on debian startup

> In .bashrc you put the path to the script and the script's name and any
> parameters the script will need.  If you had downloaded the fortune
> program and wanted that to run on startup a line like: /usr/games/fortune
> -a <cr> would be all that is needed in the user's .bashrc file.
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