Managing daemons/services

Soumyadip Modak soumyadip.modak at
Wed Jun 13 15:49:03 UTC 2007

On 6/13/07, Michael Hipp <Michael at> wrote:
> What's the best way to manage which daemons/services start in the various init
> levels. I need a CLI or ncurses tool (no X).
> I've been just doing 'chmod -x /etc/init.d/foo' but that seems a bit crude as
> a way to disable something unneeded.
> Is there a "best" way to do this?
> Thanks,
> Michael

rcconf ?? It is ncurses based IIRC.

sudo apt-get install rcconf

Soumyadip Modak
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