equivalent of chkconfig

João M. S. Silva joao.m.santos.silva at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 10:07:26 UTC 2015

On 08/05/2015 05:09 AM, Martin Pitt wrote:
> João M. S. Silva [2015-08-04 17:38 +0100]:
>> I suggest an equivalent of Fedora's chkconfig for server startup service
>> administration.
>> It seems strange that a simple solution for this problem does not already
>> exist
> It has existed forever in Debian and Ubuntu and is called update-rc.d,
> see its manpage. It integrates with all init systems.

OK, so this is supposed to work:

$ update-rc.d modemmanager enable
update-rc.d: /etc/init.d/modemmanager: file does not exist

Is it a bug from the package maintainer who forgot to add this file?

João M. S. Silva

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