Author Topic: Question: how to configure icamsource to run when OS X is booted?  (Read 1030 times)

wfiveash

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I would like icamsource to start up when my Mac Mini boots without my having to login.  Is there a way to do this?

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Re: Question: how to configure icamsource to run when OS X is booted?
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2016, 11:14:32 PM »
You can manually configure your computer to launch iCamSource on startup by going to Systems Preferences -> Accounts (or Users & Groups) -> Login Items. More information about login items can be found here: http://www.macworld.com/article/2047747/take-control-of-startup-and-login-items.html

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Re: Question: how to configure icamsource to run when OS X is booted?
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2016, 10:07:11 PM »
You can manually configure your computer to launch iCamSource on startup by going to Systems Preferences -> Accounts (or Users & Groups) -> Login Items. More information about login items can be found here: http://www.macworld.com/article/2047747/take-control-of-startup-and-login-items.html

Don't I have to login for programs in the Login Items list to run?  I want the icamsource program to run when the system reboots, not when I login.

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Re: Question: how to configure icamsource to run when OS X is booted?
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2016, 05:13:58 PM »
Yes, you will need to login in order to Start iCamSource. Also, please make sure the AutoStart checkbox is checked. That simulates the automatic clicking of the Start button when the iCamSource application is launched. - http://skjm.com/icam/help/#icamsource

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Re: Question: how to configure icamsource to run when OS X is booted?
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2016, 10:59:51 AM »
Isn't this considered a shortcoming by the developers?  If I'm not at home and my computer reboots I want iCamsource to start up at that point since I can not login nor am I likely to know that the system as rebooted.

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Re: Question: how to configure icamsource to run when OS X is booted?
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2016, 12:13:00 AM »
Unfortunately, OS X won't allow access to the camera unless the user is logged in.

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Re: Question: how to configure icamsource to run when OS X is booted?
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2016, 04:11:02 PM »
OS X has an option to auto login when a reboot occurs.  Look under login options you can choose the user that u want to auto login with