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service start and systemctl start are tool provided by the init system (upstart and systemd respectively) and as such they start daemons, which are very different from regular programms in that they run in the background and the user has little control over them directly. For example the cupsd (common unix printing system daemon) must run on a system in the ...


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squid3 does not have any file in /etc/init.d/ Service startup script file for squid is in : /etc/init/squid3.conf Different programs use different ways of starting up. Not every program that you can start stop is going to be in /etc/init.d/.


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As seen from the output of locate --regex '/etc/init(\.d)?/tomcat' tomcat7 is using the legacy SysV style init and hence the start/stop script is in /etc/init.d/. You can run the following command to remove all the symbolic links of /etc/init.d/tomcat7 in /etc/rc[0-6].d (or /etc/rcS.d) directories so that tomcat7 does not start automatically from next ...



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