Starting Services At Boot

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at
Sat May 28 14:17:43 UTC 2005

> On Redhat and Mandrake systems, you can do ¨service foobar
> start|restart|stop¨ and ¨chkconfig foobar on|off¨.  What is the
> equivalant in Ubuntu for starting and stopping services and having
> them either start or not start at boot?

You can use "sysv-rc-conf" (in Synaptic) for a ncurses interface, or
there a nice GUI that a Ubuntu lover wrote recently, here the web site :


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