stop postfix on U14.04?

W Scott Lockwood III vladinator at
Tue Nov 17 22:47:20 UTC 2015

On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 4:44 PM, Dave Stevens <geek at> wrote:
> I want to stop postfix on my U14.04 system. I can "sudo service postfix
> stop" and that works fine. But a problem is that AC power is flaky. I'm
> working on that separately but in the meantime postfix restarts when power
> cycles. I've looked for and found ways to remove postfix but that's overkill
> - all I want is to prevent it from running even through power cycles until
> explicitly restarted.
> Can anyone refer me to a man page or tutorial on that?

systemctl disable SERVICE.service - Turns the service off on the next
reboot or on the next stop event. It persists after reboot.

W. Scott Lockwood III

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