Kickstarter is a small program to lauch indefinitly a program. Can be useful where cron's resolution is not sufficient. Without -f flag the process runs in background (daemon).
· Unpack the archive: tar xzf kickstarter0.4src.tgz
· Enter in extracted folder: cd kickstarter0.4src
· Compile: make
· Copy the executable in the path: cp ./kickstarter /usr/local/bin/
kickstarter [options] commandn
-h --help Display this usage information.
-V --version Display version informations.
-v --verbose Explain what is being done.
-s --sleep SEC Sleep SEC seconds between cycles (default=1)
-d --directory DIR Set DIR as working directory (cd)
-f --foreground Stay foreground
-p --savepid FILE Save pid on FILE
command must include path, with argument must use ""