I'm used to use rc-status to check so all the services that should start at init, is still running.

But as I also have a ubuntu server to look after now, and it seams to use systemv, how do i get that type of list?

If I run service --status-all I get a list of all, including services thats not suppose to be started, so can't see if a service flagged as stopped, never was intended to start, or if it had a problem and stopped.


If you are using Ubuntu >= 15.10, That command is left for compatibility reason only after moving to systemd. Use the below command instead:

systemctl list-units -t service

Reference: man systemctl

  • No good for finding out what services didn't start, as they not even in the list. – Puggan Se Dec 21 '16 at 14:44

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