Removing startup scripts
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Tue Oct 28 23:38:12 UTC 2008
John Hubbard wrote:
> I poked around in /etc/rc5.d/ and saw that I had a few processes that
> were loading that I didn't need. For example kvm was loading and I use
> Virtual Box. So I figured I could remove some of the things I didn't
> need. I did an apt-get remove kvm. I haven't rebooted yet but I still
> see "S20kvm" in /etc/rc5.d/. Is it safe to just remove these scripts?
> Is there an easy way to remove them from all run levels? Shouldn't
> removing a package remove the associated init script?
Er... You know the default run level in Debian/Ubuntu has always been
runlevel 2, don't you?
Removing a package probably should remove the scripts but my experience is
that few, if any, do.
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