Ubuntu Services GUI management tool

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 14:06:52 UTC 2011

On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 4:54 PM, Rashkae <ubuntu at tigershaunt.com> wrote:
> On 08/26/2011 08:18 AM, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>> Hi to all.
>> Has Ubuntu any services management GUI tool for GNOME, apart from the
>> command line ones like chkconfig?
>> Thank you.
> I believe services configuration tools were a victim of the change to
> Upstart as a SysInit replacement.  Boot time is faster, but no thought was
> given on how system configuration tools, back-end or front-end, would work.
>  Even chkconfig won't work, as that only affects services that are still
> configured via the legacy SysV support.
> (All the disadvantages of Slackware, none of the simplicity,, yay for Ubuntu
> progress)

I think I found a great GUI front-end, and it supports BOTH Upstart
jobs and System V init scripts. It is called jobs-admin in Synaptic.

Ioannis Vranos


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