Why are there 2 printer daemons running by default?

Radomir Dopieralski xubuntu at sheep.art.pl
Tue Mar 6 18:29:25 UTC 2007

Dnia Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 07:22:46PM +0100, napisale(a)s: 
> BTW, what about some other services running by default? Are they really 
> needed?
> - atd?

runs tasks at designated times

> - hotkey-setup (what's this?)

I think this sets up laptops

> - dbus (what's this?)

It's a inter-process communication service, practically essential for
applications like Terminal or Thunar, that don't really start separate
copies of itself per window, just send a message through the dbus and
then the "main" process just spawns new window. A lot more uses too.

> - both acpid and apmd?

Older computers need apmd, I think that only one of them starts in the
end (both are tried).

Radomir `The Sheep' Dopieralski 
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