How to Stop and Disable Unwanted Services from Linux System

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Avishek Kumar

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19 Responses

  1. paul says:

    ok well but how to make it permanent block service at reboot etc.. thanks for your help regards

    • Avishek Kumar says:

      Paul which service/Application you want to block permanently?

      You may like to uninstall that specific program or write a script to block and add it to run as start-up application so that no unwanted package keeps on utilizing your system resource.

  2. Minhaj says:

    super tips .. ;)

  3. Adnan Ahmad says:

    Hi There,

    My Linux network services stops by itself..i don’t know why… when I tried to start by using network service start , it started pinging and working but after an hour it stopped again by itself..what could be the reason?

    Please help…

  4. santhosh says:

    hi..sir am new bea for linux ..giv me suggestion to me …how to prepare …for interview…

  5. mingmings says:

    thanks for share! nice article~

  6. Didier says:

    In Red Hat based, systemctl seems a more convenient approach than checkconfig.
    systemctl disable apache

  7. Jack says:

    Or Gentoo.

  8. Rondinelli says:

    Very good tips! :)
    Thanks for share!

  9. Bob Crochelt says:

    thanks for this. Very helpful article.

  10. arch says:

    There is a much more simple. Install Arch Linux, make it as you want. Nothing enabled by default ;)

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