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Ubuntu / Debian Linux: Services Configuration Tool to Start / Stop System Servic

Your Debian / Ubuntu Linux box security depends upon access to system services (one of many aspects). However, if you do not need use a service, you should always turn off all unused services to avoid exploits.

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Under Red hat and Centos Linux you can use chkconfig command (ntsysv command) to configure Sys V style init script links. There is also service command to stop / start / restart services.

So if you are addicted to the service command under RHEL / CentOS / Mandriva Linux and have wondered what to do in Debian / Ubuntu, Linux try sysvconfig package.

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