LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 04-22-2005, 10:37 PM   #1
kompact
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Distribution: LE 2005 -
Posts: 31

Rep: Reputation: 15
Linux Equivilent to msconfig/services.msc?


Is there such a thing and if so how does one access it? Thx!
 
Old 04-22-2005, 10:50 PM   #2
ror
Member
 
Registered: May 2004
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 583

Rep: Reputation: 33
man rc
 
Old 04-22-2005, 11:45 PM   #3
Dommy
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Canberra
Distribution: Mint 7
Posts: 204

Rep: Reputation: 30
Re: Linux Equivilent to msconfig/services.msc?

Quote:
Originally posted by kompact
Is there such a thing and if so how does one access it? Thx!
I don't know fedora 3 but other distributions have things like YAST and Control Centre which
to look after some of the items covered by services.msc or msconfig . However its sometmes easier to go directly to
the command line versions, such as

Lilo.conf or Grub.lst for boot options, inittab which controls what gets started thru init.d or rc.d or similar, which are scripts used to control the services. The graphics side is seperately controlled by either XF86config or xconfig.org.

Most services have their own config files usually all located in /etc sometimes in /sbin
 
Old 04-23-2005, 01:19 AM   #4
cs-cam
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2004
Location: Australia
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 3,544
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 57
This depends very heavily on your distro. man rc should probably tell you the right way to handle it for your distro. In Arch Linux (which I use) it's as simple as editing a line in /etc/rc.conf but Gentoo has a program called rc-update which handles it. there's nothing tricky about it though so when you find the right way for your distro you'll be set.
 
Old 04-23-2005, 11:40 AM   #5
morneo
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: New York
Distribution: FC3
Posts: 39

Rep: Reputation: 15
Yes you can access certain things like what services to start in linux in fc3

you can access the services by

$system-config-services

but you should have the package "system-config-services" installed on your system. If you do not have it installed u can do it through synaptic, which ofcourse has to be on your system too. if not u can get the synaptic package from http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/apt/packages.php
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need Linux equivilent of errpt ddyer Linux - Newbie 5 07-19-2004 02:16 PM
what is equivilent to graphics.h in linux? lramos85 Programming 4 05-05-2004 03:13 PM
Does Linux have something like msconfig or services? linuxgamer Linux - Newbie 8 12-11-2003 07:36 AM
The Linux Equivilent of Yz Dock thebear Linux - General 6 10-28-2003 02:12 AM
Linux saves my MSc thesis! Bert Linux - General 2 08-11-2002 04:24 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:39 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration