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Hi Dennis,

Thanks for the reply.  I'm afraid that's over my head.  But, I'll keep 
it in mind for future use.  Tell me more about what terminator does.

Sincerely,

Ron


On 4/17/2013 3:28 PM, Dennis Ruzeski wrote:
> If you want the code for this hit me up off list but I would open a 
> file descriptor for each script and send all output to it, then launch 
> terminator (or similar with 4 sub terminals) and fire off a screen 
> session in each to display the contents of one of the file descriptors.
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 3:08 PM, Brian MacLeod <nym.bnm at gmail.com 
> <mailto:nym.bnm at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
>     Hash: SHA256
>
>     On 4/17/13 2:35 PM, Ron Frazier (ALE) wrote:
>     > Thanks (I think) dev null.  However, sometimes it's more efficient
>     > to just ask someone who knows rather than spend hours searching
>     > through results in Google.  There are some nuances to my question
>     > that make the answers non obvious.
>
>
>     I'm going to be a grouch here.
>
>     The only nuances that aren't obvious in this situation are the
>     Terminal/Window Manger you use and the specification of window size,
>     The rest of what you asked is answered very well with the various
>     documents explaining how to write bash scripts, as posted by dev null,
>     and where you place your icon / your philosophy on how things should
>     start up on boot.
>
>     Unless you have ABSOLUTE physical control of this machine and its
>     location, I would give great pause to having the window manager
>     auto-login and do this unless you script in some sort of screen lock,
>     but that would defeat your purpose in having the terminals displaying
>     the information.
>
>     Frankly, if at all possible, I'd ditch the window-manager altogether
>     and do this in screen, but even then with your heavy concentration on
>     other security matters, this may not be the solution you think it is.
>      And I capitalized ABSOLUTE for a reason.
>
>
>     BEGIN QUOTE:
>     - --------
>     So, my first question is how do I set up a basic script file with
>     these commands in it.  I can fill in all the details later.
>
>     cd ~/cgminer
>     export .....
>     ./cgminer .....
>
>     Also, how do I put comments in the file?
>     - --------
>     END QUOTE
>
>
>
>     ummm...
>
>
>
>
>     BEGIN SCRIPT
>     - -------
>     #!/bin/bash
>
>     # Other than the required shell interpreter line
>     # above, the hashed lines are comments.
>     # This is a hash #
>
>     cd ~/cgminer
>     export .....
>     ./cgminer .....
>
>     - -------
>     END SCRIPT
>
>
>
>     BEGIN QUOTE
>     - --------
>     Finally, I want to create a master script to start all the other 4.
>     Here's the trick.  I want the master script to start each of the sub
>     scripts in its own window and continue executing commands in the
>     master script.  I don't want the master script to hang waiting for
>     MINER1 to exit before executing MINER2, and so forth.
>
>     Let's say that the master script is called START-MINERS.
>     - --------
>
>
>     BEGIN START-MINERS
>     - --------
>     #!/bin/bash
>
>     # The ampersand after the command causes a fork and puts
>     # the job in the background.
>     # Commonly, geometry can be set by --geometry= option.
>     # See your terminal man page for details.
>
>     $TERMINAL $SCRIPT1 &
>     $TERMINAL $SCRIPT2 &
>     $TERMINAL $SCRIPT3 &
>     $TERMINAL $SCRIPT4 &
>     - --------
>     END START-MINERS
>
>
>     Brian
>

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