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Re: How run a daemon as non-root user

by fmerges (Chaplain)
on Dec 05, 2008 at 20:40 UTC ( #728373=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How run a daemon as non-root user


I think you're a bit confused... the fact that you use Proc::PID::File has nothing to do with a daemon, is just to make more handy the manipulation of pid files, like File::Pid does.

Easy way to convert a program into a daemon is using Proc::Daemon.

Then for Debian and derivates, like Ubuntu see the man page of start-stop-daemon and be ready to write a small Bash script, it even allows you to create the pid file, or "daemonize" your process.


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