LTS and release methodology

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Wed Jul 9 15:34:44 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:27 AM, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at> wrote:
> 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.

I'd rather use that than update-rc.d.  I may have Apache installed for
practicing PHP, but that doesn't mean I want it to auto-startup, and
there's no easier way to stop it.

Mackenzie Morgan
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