[lubuntu-users] About sysv-rc-conf services tool

Israel israeldahl at gmail.com
Thu Jan 25 21:44:28 UTC 2018

On 01/25/2018 11:47 AM, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Setup:
> A newish install of lubuntu, as guest in vbox vm, hosted on a
> solaris-11 host running openindiana (illumos-based)
> lubuntu-17.10
> Virtualbox - 5.2.6
> With the default (as installed) /etc/apt/sources.list in place, using
> `aptitude' (similar to apt-get), I'm unable to find the application
> `sysv-rc-conf' on any of the servers.
> aptitude search sysv-rc-conf shows no hits.
> Even a wider search using just `sysv-' returns only a few python pkgs
> that have that string in them.
> `sysv-rc-conf is a very handy services and runlevel manager that I am
> accustomed to using.
> Are there other repos or pkg servers I can add to my sources.list that
> might have that particular tool?
> It used to be available on ubuntu pkg servers.
> It is available on sourceforge.net... but I'm a little hesitant to try
> to install it since it has apparently been removed from ubuntu pkg
> servers for some reason. 

systemd is the reason, most likely.  You will have to use another distro
such as Devuan OR learn the new systemd way.  I am not an advocate for
systemd so I would not be a resource for it.


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