The many ways of running a program at boot on Raspberry Pi

This is a collection of tutorials that explain in various ways how to run something at boot

Crontab:

http://www.dexterindustries.com/howto/raspberry-pi-tutorials/auto-run-python-programs-on-the-raspberry-pi/

rc.local:
https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/linux/usage/rc-local.md

Crontab 2 (with logs)

http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Launch-Python-script-on-startup/step4/Add-to-your-crontab/

boot.rc (and .bashrc)

http://www.akeric.com/blog/?p=1976

 

/etc/init.d for executable script files (also mentions the other approaches)

http://pi.bek.no/autostartProgramOnBoot/

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