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Why does gearman-job-server not accept connections when running as a service?

On Ubuntu 12.04, If I run sudo gearmand -d, the manager will accept jobs from remote machines. However, if I run sudo service start gearman-job-server (after killing gearmand), remote connections are ...
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What is the use for /etc/default/* when daemonizing a process

I have some configuration files under /etc/default and one of them is for a service that should be started at boot so I changed the configuration file to say: START=yes But I have scripts in ...
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How to have packages' rc config files deleted on package removal?

Yesterday I noticed the following when I started removing several apps I was not going to use. The file in the rc folders (/etc/rc0.d , /etc/rc1.d.... /etc/rc6.d) associated with the deleted app were ...
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Having tried differen ways but none worked - How do I disable a service from auto-start at boot in Ubuntu?

This really doesn't make sense. I've been using many other distros and never had such difficulty managing autostart services. I found three ways of disabling autostart services, and none of them ...
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Prevent/stop wpa_supplicant from starting

wpa_supplicant seems to somehow be auto started at boot. # ps auxwww |grep wpa root 915 0.0 0.0 28824 1232 ? S 17:36 0:00 /sbin/wpa_supplicant -u -s How do I disable this ...
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How should I specify command-line arguments for atd?

The manual for atd describes the command-line option: -b Specify the minimum interval in seconds between the start of two batch jobs (60 default). How can I permanently set this option so ...
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How should I specify command-line arguments for MongoDB?

MongoDB has instructed me to change its command-line arguments: REST is not enabled. use --rest to turn on. but this is all I know how to do: sudo service mongodb start Where should I apply ...
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Is there any GUI tool for Upstart

Is there currently any GUI based application to show currently running services, with buttons to start and stop services? It doesn't necessarily need to be able to set boot up behaviour.