Using NTSYSV To Manage Linux Services
Jun 16, 2008, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Picking up where we left off in yesterday's post regarding
using chkconfig to manage Linux run levels, today we're going to
take a look at another common, and helpful, tool you can find on
Redhat, Fedora and other such similar Linux distro's, named ntsysv.
Actually, we'll be looking at two commands, since there's a slight
dependency (which we'll get to before this post is over) between
ntsysv and another command named service.
"ntsysv is a great tool to use if you like GUI-based interaction
and aren't able to run an X-Windows session. Since it's basically a
tty GUI (Sometimes referred to as a TUI), you can enjoy the
graphical interaction through any terminal software that supports
basic color in the shell..."