To configure your user account such that every time you connect to the RCE, some action is performed:
Write a script that performs the desired action. The scripting languages available in the RCE include BASH, (
/bin/bash), multiple versions of Python (
/usr/bin/python) and Perl (
Copy this script to the directory
~/.rce/startupwith the command
cp [scriptname] ~/.rce/startup/. If the directory does not exist, create it with the command
mkdir -p ~/.rce/startup.
Make sure the permissions on your script permit execution; to ensure that this is the case, run the command
chmod +x ~/.rce/startup/[scriptname].
Your script is run every time you connect to the RCE.
Note: Be sure to test your script; a misbehaving script can prevent you from being able to connect to the RCE! In particular, your script must not require any keyboard input or other interaction with the user; it will not be able to communicate with you while it is running, and you will not be able to connect to the RCE while your script sits waiting for input.