Enable services on Fedora 16 using systemctl

To enable a service to start up after you reboot the Fedora 16 system: # systemctl enable sendmail.service <enter>

Manage services on Fedora 16 using systemctl

With ntsysv no more the tool to manage services, and chkconfig being used to manage only legacy services, Fedora 16 now has a new command, systemctl.

To list all services running on the Fedora 16 system: # systemctl -t service <enter>

To stop a service on the Fedora 16 system: # systemctl stop sendmail.service <enter>

. . . → Read More: Manage services on Fedora 16 using systemctl

Start a service on Fedora 16 using systemctl

To start a service on the Fedora 16 system: # systemctl start sendmail.service <enter>

Disable a service on Fedora 16 using systemctl

To disable a service from starting up when you reboot the Fedora 16 system: # systemctl disable sendmail.service <enter>

Stop a service on Fedora 16 using systemctl

To stop a service on the Fedora 16 system: # systemctl stop sendmail.service <enter>

List all services running on a Fedora 16 system

To list all services running on the Fedora 16 system: # systemctl -t service <enter>

systemd on Fedora 15 – No more ntsysv

Fedora 15 uses a new system / service called systemd. ntsysv is not available to enable or disable services. You could also use: # system-config-services <enter> system-config-services shows you a GUI from where you can select the services to enable or disable.

Alternatively, if you are comfortable with the command line, perform following to disable . . . → Read More: systemd on Fedora 15 – No more ntsysv

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