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

On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 4:43 PM, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
> In fact, what this thread has shown us is that there is not a standard
> method (let's call it "a common way") for doing a simple task like is
> disabling a script from running and keep its current status.
> I was looking for a "Debian way" for handling this, not just with Network
> Manager but with all the scripts.
> True is that "man update-rc.d" suggests using tools like "sysv-rc-conf"
> but this tool is no even installed by default, so, how does one can give
> credit to such tools if they are not part of the base system? >:-)
> Other people in this thread has suggested the manipulation of "/etc/
> init.d/*" scripts headers and then re-injecting them with "insserv",
> which is of course another option... so, what is the recommended/
> preferred way of doing this? "update-rc.d", "sysv-rc-conf", "insserv",
> (other)...?

You can also install chkconfig and use "/sbin/chkconfig"... :)

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