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Shorten Linux Boot Time with Services

Jan 20, 2009, 20:02 (0 Talkback[s])

"If you're not running a mail server, why have Sendmail start? If you're not running a web server, why have Apache start? These and many other linux services can be configured to not start at boot up to save you time.

"In modern desktops (such as GNOME or KDE you will find on distributions such as Red Hat Linux, Fedora, or Mandriva Linux) you will find the Services tool in the main menu. GNOME, in particular, houses this entry in the System|Administration menu. The image to the left (click to show full-sized image) illustrates exactly where you will find the Services utility."

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