Running CTP as a Linux Service

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This is a small part of what the MIRC-Zn installation on Linux script will do automatically for you

Using an UpStart Script

Ubuntu and many other Linux distros use UpStart to run services. The below example assumes CTP is installed at


You can modify it to suit a different locations.

Cut and paste the below code into a file named


The code

description "MIRC Zn (CTP plugin not Tomcat)"
author "Tim Phillips <>"

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


expect fork

cd /usr/share/CTP/
java -jar ./CTP-runner.jar
end script
Any questions or comments please email me at - Tim Phillips.