The init.d directory contains a number of start/stop scripts for various services on a Linux system.

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Unable to get Webmin or Vboxdrv to auto start on boot

Ever since installing Ubuntu 10.04 I've had issues getting things to auto-start. I have installed webmin and VirtualBox but every time I reboot I have to manually run: sudo /etc/init.d/webmin start ...
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How to properly create a startup script for tracd on Synology DS209+II?

I'm running tracd on a Synology DS209+II NAS. For that purpose, I have created a script in /opt/etc/init.d called S81trac: myserver> ls -l /opt/etc/init.d -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root ...
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Debian package with init.d without autostart

I'm trying to create a package which contains the init.d file, but doesn't try to start the daemon right after the installation. Currently, I'm using scripts created from the dh_make template. Right ...
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How can I adapt this debian init.d script to work with CentOS 5?

I'm trying to get an lsyncd daemon running. I installed the lsyncd RPM from epel, but it doesn't seem to come with an init.d script. In the lsyncd repository, there's this script that works with ...
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`# probe: true` in /etc/rc.d/init.d/* files on a RedHat system

Some files (e.g. nfs, nfslock, bind) in my /etc/rc.d/init.d/ directory have in their comment header a line such as: # probe: true I found that those particular scripts has the probe verb i.e.: ...
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Have a service start on startup with Ubuntu

I'm not clear on how to start a service when the server boots, I read on some of the other questions asked about adding the script to /etc/init.d, but It's just one line that I need to execute in the ...
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How to conform to update-rc.d with LSB standard?

This is a migrated question from stackoverflow, as I was told, this is the place for it to be. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2263567/how-to-conform-to-update-rc-d-with-lsb-standard I have set ...
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Redhat init script best practice

I want to write an init service script which runs the program as a particular user (and not root). I will then chkconfig this script and install into my production run level. I could just put a su ...