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Re: How to prevent daemons from starting at boot after update?

On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 5:59 PM, Adrian Fita <adrian.fita@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 09/11/12 00:32, Tom H wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 5:18 PM, Adrian Fita <adrian.fita@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> So the thing is this: I have some daemons that I keep them installed,
>>> but I don't start them at boot; I like to conserve my memory resources
>>> and only start the daemons when I really need them. I have disabled them
>>> with "update-rc.d -f remove", but every time I update their package,
>>> they are added back to starting at boot (and are even started
>>> immediately after the updated package is installed, grr!); then I have
>>> to remember to run "update-rc.d -f remove", double grr!
>> update-rc.d <daemon> disable
> Wow. Could it be this simple?! It certainly looks like it.
> I'll keep an eye on the next package update. I don't know how I missed
> this. Thanks!

You're welcome. AFAIK this was added in Squeeze so maybe you were
looking at a Lenny manpage/howto.

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