Enabling Samba in Ubuntu.

John dingo at coco2.arach.net.au
Thu Sep 23 21:19:49 UTC 2004

Bud Manz wrote:
> Hi, all!
> New Ubuntu user here, I use RH FC2 one of my on my other machines, other
> than that, I don't have much Linux exp.  In RH, to turn a service on, you
> use # service smb., in SuSE, you use # chkconfig ., how do you do it in
> Ubuntu?

Actually, in RH to start it now,, you use
service it start

To control whether it starts at boot, you use chkconfig

SuSE also uses chkconfig, but I don't see anything equivalent to service.

For Debian there _is_ a package providing the service command, but I 
don't recall its name.

Debian has update-rc.d which is very different from chkconfig but does 
the same kind of thing.

On all, you can do something like
/etc/init.d/it start
to start it now.

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