Why does Firestarter not start on boot?

SteVe Cook yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 8 12:38:58 UTC 2007

Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-09-08 at 13:03 +0100, Graham Watkins wrote:
>> The command you suggested gives the following output so it looks as
>> though an init script exists although I'm not sure it's running as
>> the firewall still shows up as stopped.
>> /etc /etc/firestarter /etc/firestarter/non-routables /etc/init.d 
>> /etc/init.d/firestarter
> An init script exists, but init scripts are not automatically run. As
> I said in my reply, some other script needs to run 
> "/etc/init.d/firestarter start" (or "/etc/init.d/firestarter stop| 
> restart|...".
> In my case it is Network Manager that runs it, but that's because NM
> is default in Gutsy (I'm not sure about Feisty). Very often, init
> scripts instead are run on boot or when a particular run level is
> entered. This is done by links to /etc/init.d/firestarter in the 
> directories /etc/rc*.d. Look at the man page of update-rc.d. A GUI
> way might be to look in menu System > Administration > Services.
> Maybe you can check a box there.
Try this thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=542756


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