Add-on for Termux allowing programs to be run at boot
New in version 0.6
* Fix running of multiple jobs at boot.
* Fix incorrect re-run of jobs.
The Termux:Boot add-on provides functionality to run programs under Termux when the device boots up.


- Start the Termux:Boot app once by clicking on its launcher icon. This allows the app to be run at boot.
- Create the ~/.termux/boot/ directory.
- Put scripts you want to execute inside the ~/.termux/boot/ directory.
- If there are multiple files, they will be executed in a sorted order.
- Note that you may want to run termux-wake-lock as first thing if you want to ensure that the device is prevented from sleeping.

To start an sshd server and prevent the device from sleeping at boot, create a file at ~/.termux/boot/start-sshd containing the two lines:


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  • Version 0.6 (6) - Added on 2019-08-16

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by the original developer.

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    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK