Adding init.d Dropbox service in Ubuntu/Debian

by c


### BEGIN INIT INFO
# Provides:          dropbox
# Required-Start:    $local_fs $remote_fs $network $syslog $named
# Required-Stop:     $local_fs $remote_fs $network $syslog $named
# Default-Start:     2 3 4 5
# Default-Stop:      0 1 6
# X-Interactive:     false
# Short-Description: dropbox service
### END INIT INFO
#!/bin/sh
# dropbox service
DROPBOX_USER="dev"
 
DAEMON=/opt/bitnami/dropbox/dropbox
 
start() {
    echo "Starting dropbox..."
    if [ -x $DAEMON ]; then
	start-stop-daemon -b -o -c $DROPBOX_USER -S -u $DROPBOX_USER -x $DAEMON
    fi
}
 
stop() {
    echo "Stopping dropbox..."
    if [ -x $DAEMON ]; then
        start-stop-daemon -o -c $DROPBOX_USER -K -u $DROPBOX_USER -x $DAEMON
    fi
}
 
status() {
    dbpid=`pgrep -u $DROPBOX_USER dropbox`
    if [ -z $dbpid ] ; then
        echo "dropboxd for USER $DROPBOX_USER: not running."
    else
        echo "dropboxd for USER $DROPBOX_USER: running (pid $dbpid)"
    fi
}
 
case "$1" in
 
    start)
        start
        ;;
 
    stop)
        stop
        ;;
 
    restart|reload|force-reload)
        stop
        start
        ;;
 
    status)
        status
        ;;
 
    *)
        echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/dropbox {start|stop|reload|force-reload|restart|status}"
        exit 1
 
esac
 
exit 0