[Cialug] debian sarge

Barry Von Ahsen barry at vonahsen.com
Thu Jun 2 21:05:47 CDT 2005

Dan Hockey wrote:
> I installed a working base system of sarge today :-) ,and now I'm trying 
> to figure out how to start and stop background services from the command 
> line. Is there something else I need to install to do this? I managed to 
> install smb,cups, and apache. This is my first working install of debian 
> so pardon some of the lame debian questions I'll be asking.

debian doesn't have "service" like the red hat-ish distros, 
/etc/init.d/service is the main method


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