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Month: September 2010

Re: [trinity-devel] Startup Management

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 22:22:05 -0500
> For now I would at least like to see 1) the KControl Lilo editor supported
> and 2) the qgrubeditor added to Trinity.
> While reading the responses I just remembered a KDE app called KSysV. That
> app is part of the kdeadmin package. Perhaps then managing startup
> services and daemons might not be that huge of a challenge.
> To my knowledge KSysV does not work with BSD style init scripts, but
> should work with most other distros. The tool needs some polish. If some
> developers join the team perhaps they can look at adding that polish and
> even modifying or forking the tool for BSD style startup scripts.

That would be a good starting point.

Also note that certain distributions may not even be able to do what is
requested.  For example Upstart, which is the "new" Ubuntu SysV
replacement as of a couple releases ago, does not support the disabling of
any startup services as of Lucid. (!).