I've seen this sometime now, but not finding anything in the ubuntu man about this peculiar policy-rc.d binary that prevents services from being started/restarted/stopped when called by dpkg/apt, so I ...
The service utility allows to know the current status for the services installed in the system. However, when invocking service --status-all some services are listed as [+] (running), some as [-] ...
One thing that always confused me in Ubuntu was how system services are started. I know that Ubuntu uses Upstart and supports SysV, but which one is used to start the services? This matters when you ...