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

Dec 16, 2007, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Your Debian/Ubuntu Linux box security depends upon access to system services (one of many aspects). For example, you may need to provide a web server (Apache service) to serve web pages. However, if you do not need use a service, you should always turn off all unused services to avoid exploits.

"Traditionally, Debian provided various tools to manage services. There are various methods for managing access to system services..."

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