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I know this is a total n00b question, but please help. I usually ran my server on RedHat 8, but got tired of messing with it, so I installed slack 9...how in the heck do you get apache to start? I want it to load at start up as well as an FTP daemon, and SSHD...but I am used to the "Services" gidget from RH... I have know idea how to start things from terminal or KDE 3.1. I know that Apache is installed...just don't know how to load the daemons...please let me know!!
Ah that did it! thanks! now I have a new prob tho...I am trying to set up a mud server, and it needs telnet, but every time I try to telnet in, it refuses connection? Any ideas here? Do I need to start the ftpd too?
Do I need to download the telnet server package or should it be on my disk? If it is on the disk then it is already installed as when I loaded Slack I chose the "Install Everything" option. So, everything it has to offer is on there.
Originally posted by ne21 Umm...there is no /etc/xinetd.d dir...what is up with that?
What's up with that is that Slackware uses /etc/inetd.conf -- if you want telnet, open inetd.conf and uncomment the line that starts the telnet server. It is disabled by default because it is a security risk, but if you need it, you need it.