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Disable autostart for a service without uninstalling? [duplicate]

How can I disable autostart for a service without uninstalling? For example, I'd like to leave tomcat installed, but I don't want it turning on every time I restart.
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disable services on startup in ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed these applications on my Ubuntu: nginx php5-fpm mysql server redis ... These applications run every time the computer turns on. How can I prevent these applications from running on ...
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How to start and stop a service? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the recommended way to enable / disable services? Are there any other command to start stop restart service in ubuntu other than the below following. service --status-...
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Automatically Run a Command/script at startup [duplicate]

This question is ALL over ubuntu, with MODS saying its duplicate, but I have found no good answers! I want to run the command, (this will work for script as well) sudo service deluged restart at ...
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1 answer
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How can I ensure a service is disabled on boot? [duplicate]

For some reason I need to disable a system service on boot. In my case this is the Avahi Daemon. I just don't want it to start on boot. In previous Ubuntu releases (e.g. 12.04) I could do sudo ...
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How do I turn off avahi-daemon on boot? [duplicate]

I just switched from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 13.04. I installed UFW GUI interface for the firewall. In the listening report it shows the something called dhclient and avahi-daemon running in a few ports. ...
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1 answer
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Processes NetworkManager, wpa_supplicant, dhclient immediately respawn when I try to kill them [duplicate]

After I try to kill a process (speaking of NetworkManager, wpa_supplicant, dhclient) like this kill -9 PID (also tried -1 and -15), it reruns automatically... How can I kill it and prevent it from ...
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How to start, stop, restart a service [duplicate]

Back some versions ago, when I wanted to restart, stop, start a sevice i would do something similar to this: sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 stop to stop the apache service sudo /etc/init.d/networking start ...
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1 answer
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How can I make Ubuntu to run only one application on startup [duplicate]

I am currently developing a quad copter controller that is touch screen and powered by Raspberry Pi. I already know how to program using Python, but I am having trouble making it run my only app on ...
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name of a program for configure startup services [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the recommended way to enable / disable services? I forgot it, That program is in ubuntu official repositories From my memory... That program have a [ ] box for ...
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How to forbid ssh server to autostart on boot [duplicate]

I installed openssh-server,it will start ssh server on boot automatic.But I don't want that.How to forbid ssh server to autostart on boot?
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How do I turn off the sql server by default on startup? [duplicate]

As soon as I turn on my system and run the command : service mysql status It shows that the service has been activated since the PC was turned on, I want it to be off my default and when I want to, ...
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Can't disable netplan-ovs-cleanup.service [duplicate]

After installing all updates on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, I got this issue on monitoring. One of the systemd services is still failing, and I can't disable it. ● netplan-ovs-cleanup.service - OpenVSwitch ...
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How can I disable transmission-daemon autostart [duplicate]

I tried rcconf and update-rc.d but transmission-daemon starting each time i boot the system.
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I can't remove VSFTPD from the boot system in Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem with VSFTPD on Kubuntu 14.04. I have the service installed, but I can't remove it from the boot system. I tried it many times with “update-rc.d -f foobar remove” but it remains ...

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