Running CTP as a Linux Service

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This is most easily done using Ubuntu or any other Linux distro that has upstart


Instructions for installing the latest CTP/MIRC-Zn in Ubuntu

#!/bin/bash

#check which chipset we're using
case $(arch) in
        i686)
                CHIP=i586
        ;;
        x86_64)
                CHIP=amd64
        ;;
        *)
        ;;
esac

# partner repo
echo deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner >>/etc/apt/sources.list.d/partner.list
apt-get update

# preset the java answers:
debconf-set-selections << END
sun-java6-jdk shared/accepted-sun-dlj-v1-1 boolean true
sun-java6-jre shared/accepted-sun-dlj-v1-1 boolean true
sun-java6-bin shared/accepted-sun-dlj-v1-1 boolean true
END

# packages installed:
apt-get install -y acpid htop unzip xauth libxtst6 sun-java6-jdk  

# get jai binary
wget http://download.java.net/media/jai-imageio/builds/release/1.1/jai_imageio-1_1-lib-linux-$CHIP-jdk.bin 

# make it executable
chmod 777 ./jai_imageio-1_1-lib-linux-$CHIP-jdk.bin

# fix an inherent flaw in the file (thanks to JGrass for this)
sed -i 's/+215/-n+215/' ./jai_imageio-1_1-lib-linux-$CHIP-jdk.bin

# put it in the jdk folder
mv ./jai_imageio-1_1-lib-linux-$CHIP-jdk.bin /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/

# execute the installer
cd /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/
./jai_imageio-1_1-lib-linux-$CHIP-jdk.bin

# go back to the home folder
cd -

# get MIRC installer
wget http://mirc.rsna.org/MIRC2/MIRC-installer.jar 

# have to re-login with X forwarding
echo 'type exit to logout and then log back in with ssh -Y root@host (from a mac) '

# make an upstart script
cat > /etc/init/MIRC-Zn.conf <<DELIM
description "MIRC Zn (CTP plugin not Tomcat)"
author "Tim Phillips <timothy.john.phillips@gmail.com>"

start on (local-filesystems and net-device-up IFACE!=lo)
stop on stopping network-services

respawn

expect fork

script
	cd /usr/share/CTP/
	java -jar ./CTP-runner.jar
end script
DELIM