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Re: How to disable services at startup... and keep them so.

On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 9:21 AM, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Dec 2010 17:09:14 -0600, Preston Boyington wrote:
>> Camaleón wrote:
>>> I agree this is the most common place to set the desired variable
>>> values for the daemon and even the easiest way to turn on/off a service
>>> at boot time but the thing is that there is not such file for Network
>>> Manager under "/etc/default/*".
>> (apologies if this is not what you are asking.  late to the thread)
>> if you have a GUI environment then couldn't you use Boot-Up Manager?
>> "aptitude install bum"
>> see:
>> http://www.marzocca.net/linux/bumdocs.html
> Well, I was trying to disable -not managing nor manipulating, just turn
> off- a service using the only (?) tool I've got installed ("update-rc.d"
> is installed by default, but neither "sysv-rc-conf" nor "bum" are).


I believe editing LSB headers is the preferred path, but all that you
suffer is some annoying error messages, so live and let live.

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