LTS and release methodology

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Jul 9 15:27:59 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 11:20:06AM -0400, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at> wrote:
> > In my opinion, nothing as esoteric as alternatives should be exposed in the
> > desktop, any more than should reordering symlinks in /etc/rc?.d.
> Isn't that what System -> Administration -> Services is?

It isn't quite as bad, as it only allows things to be enabled and disabled,
and only displays a subset of the startup scripts (unlike some similar
tools, which allow the user to easily break their system).

I wish we didn't need it, though.

 - mdz

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