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Bacula daemon fails to stop or restart

Foreword: I have already resolved this problem and am asking this question to share the solution I've found. Please bear in mind that the problem described here may (or may not) be more generic and ...
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1answer
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Unable to access 3ware 3dm2 web interface, failed to start listening socket

I am unable to get to the 3ware 3dm2 web interface. When I attempt to execute 3dm2 from the command line, i get the following error "(0x0C:0x0005): Failed to start listening socket". This was working ...
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1answer
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How do you automate enabling a service on a debian filesystem without booting into it?

I want to have a custom service that I've placed into /lib/systemd/system start at boot, but th eonly way I know how at the moment is to run systemctl enable myservice.service but I would like to ...
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How to list services/daemons started at boot _and_ check their loading order

I want to be sure in what order services are started during boot process in Debian based systems (Debian Squeeze in particular). Thanks in advance.
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1answer
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What does a question mark mean when listing all services?

After executing the command service --status-all I get a listing of all the services on my machine. I get an output like this. [ ? ] acpi-fakekey [ ? ] acpi-support [ + ] acpid [ - ] anacron [ + ...
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debian symlink existing daemon incrond to start at boot

I'm triying to start the incron daemon "incrond" at boot but doesn't work. I have done : ln -s /usr/sbin/incrond /etc/init.d/incrond chmod 755 /etc/init.d/incrond update-rc.d incrond enable But no ...
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A service disabled on startup, but manually started, raises an error on shutdown

So here is the context. I have a Debian Squeeze (solely command-line) installed as a guest in VirtualBox. I installed MySQL, but decided to disable it on startup. So i found out that I can use ...
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RH/CentOS service & chkconfig equivalents in Ubuntu/Debian

In RedHat/CentOS distros, you start and stop services with /sbin/service: /sbin/service httpd reload You set whether they should run on startup with /sbin/chkconfig: /sbin/chkconfig --levels 2345 ...
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List of debian services

I'm looking for explanation of services installed with debian so i would know which ones i can shut down and which ones are critical. I had no luck in searching the net.
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5answers
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Is it better to install server applications from an official distribution, or should I download and install (and manage) my own version?

I've often seen system administrators download and install server applications, including "stock" applications such as Apache, under a dedicated /srv or /opt directory instead of installing them from ...
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2answers
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How to manage unprivileged administration of system services using Debian?

At our lab, we have several services handled by different phd students (like myself). Fluctuation is high and people do the job next to their research duties. Until now, services were running on ...
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Recommended way to disable a service in Debian

Is there a "recommended way" to disable a service in Debian? (Disable = The service is installed but won't start automatically when the machine boots.) I know that you can update-rc.d -f service ...
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What is the equivalent for “service servicename start” that Fedora/RHEL/CentOS uses for Debian/Ubuntu?

What is the equivalent for "service servicename start" that Fedora/RHEL/CentOS uses for Debian/Ubuntu? I've just read on some question here on serverfoault that using /etc/init.d/service is obsolete, ...
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How to stop git-daemon on debian

I'm running debian lenny server, and I've installed git on it. Now there is a git-daemon process (and appropriate opened port), but there is no /etc/init.d/git script that I could stop. I know there ...