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I dont want a Bootchart to be generated on every startup. How do I disable bootchart ?

Once disabled, how do I re-enable bootchart ?

I don't mean uninstall.

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cd /etc/init.d
sudo update-rc.d -f stop-bootchart remove
sudo update-rc.d -f bootchart remove


cd /etc/init.d
sudo update-rc.d stop-bootchart start 99 2 3 4 5


echo manual | sudo tee -a /etc/init/bootchart.override

makes it manual.

$ cat /etc/lsb-release 
sudo update-rc.d -f bootchart remove
Removing any system startup links for /etc/init.d/bootchart ...
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Dont work in Ubuntu 14.04 – mlacunza Jun 13 '14 at 12:33
yes it does? see the edit. – Rinzwind Jun 13 '14 at 12:42
Uhm.. it could work, but I just uninstall bootchart so I cant test the new receipt. It was eating my free space in HD – mlacunza Jun 14 '14 at 14:39

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