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Ubuntu and the upstart service control daemon

By October 2, 2013No Comments



I have been using Linux now for more years than I can remember and I have been used for many of those years to the System V init daemon and scripts. For the last couple of years Ubuntu have been converting their services to use Upstart. With this process configuration files are created in the /etc/init directory and these file maintain if you like, the configuration of the service start up through “start on” and “stop on” stanzas. We no longer require the sym-links in the rc directories to control auto start of a service. We also can leave chkconfig, insserv and service behind and in this video we will show you how it all come together.