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Old 04-11-2008, 08:06 AM   #1
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command to check which services are running on linux

does chkconfig --list display all the service running on the system??
I want to check all the services running and keep minimum services required on the Linux machine and remove the rest so that my system becomes faster....
One more thing when i do top i see ./migration and ./event are these required?? if yes why?? if not i want to stop them
Old 04-11-2008, 08:42 AM   #2
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chkconfig --list shows which services will be automatically run upon entering the given runlevel. If you want to stop a service from starting do:
chkconfig --level <your_default_runlevel> <service_name> off


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