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Old 07-28-2004, 04:46 PM   #1
SlackwareMan
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need help with startup programs


HI Everyone !

i need help for now ...
how can i disable startup programs ?

thanks in advance ...
 
Old 07-28-2004, 04:50 PM   #2
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Here's some advice I gave in another post. I think it may be what you are looking for.

Try going to a terminal and typing the following:

Code:
cd /etc/rc.d
ls -l |less
You'll see something like this:

Code:
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root   893 2003-01-29 13:43 rc.4
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  5303 2004-06-21 09:32 rc.6
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  1989 2004-06-21 07:04 rc.K
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  7906 2004-06-19 20:42 rc.M
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 10324 2004-06-19 21:26 rc.S
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root   466 2004-02-25 16:10 rc.acpid
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  1605 2004-05-29 13:12 rc.alsa
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  1032 2003-02-01 19:47 rc.atalk
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  1031 2003-09-21 12:07 rc.bind
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  3949 2003-12-15 13:23 rc.cups
The files that have "x" in the permissions are being started when you boot your computer. You may not be using some of them. Specifically, you probably don't want rc.atalk, rc.bind, rc.dnsmasq, rc.font, rc.gpm, rc.httpd, rc.ip_forward, rc.lprng, rc.mysqld, rc.nfsd, rc.pcmcia, rc.portmap, rc.samba, rc.sendamil, rc.serial, rc.wireless, and rc.yp. Of course, this may vary for you, depending on what services you need/want. To turn these services off, type something like this:

Code:
chmod -x /etc/rc.d/rc.bind
You'll just replace rc.bind with the names of the services that you don't want. Reboot, and you should already find less processes running.

Next up, we are going to look at another place that startup programs are also listed. Open up /etc/inetd.conf . Since you are using KDE, you can open that file up with Kate. You'll see a lot of lines that start with a "#". Those are commented out. What we are interested in is the lines that DON'T start with a "#". Those are services that are being run at start time. You need to put a "#" next to the services that you don't want/need. Which ones? Well, I personally comment out just about everything. Comment out the ones that you don't want and reboot. THere should now be even less processes running than before.

The next bit of advice, take it slow. You don't want to shut down everything and find out that your computer doesn't work. Make a couple of changes, reboot, and check things out. THat way, if something goes wrong you'll know where to start looking.
 
Old 07-28-2004, 05:41 PM   #3
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RE

WOW THANKS FOR THE GREAT INFO

its help me a lot but it dosent relate to the answar that i need to hear ..

here my problem in exslacty details:
o.k i use slackware 10 with kde
now every time when i start my linux open 3 things
1. gnome icu = the icq that i get with slack
2. some internet page that once before few days i into him
3. just like the 2

now i want to disable this .. how can i do it ?

thanks in advance
roy
 
Old 07-28-2004, 10:32 PM   #4
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please someone that thing very annoying ....
thanks in advance ..
roy
 
Old 07-29-2004, 05:45 PM   #5
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Sorry, I don't use KDE. I'm sure that there is a control center or control panel or something where you can edit your current session. I'm guessing that at some point, you told KDE to save your current session, which was running those programs. It should be easy enough to do. Post back and let us know how it is going.
 
  


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