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13.0 > System > chkconfig (1.3.30c)

Chkconfig is a tool for managing the collection of symbolic links found in
the /etc/rc[0-6].d directories, on System V derived UNIX systems. It saves
the system administrator from the tedium of manually managing the scores of
symbolic links.

Once you've compiled it, chkconfig requires special headers at the top
of the init scripts in order to know how to setup the symlinks. This is
This is documented in the manpage for chkconfig under RUNLEVEL FILES.

After which services can be administrated in the folowing manner:

chkconfig --add <service>
chkconfig --level 2345 <service> on
chkconfig --list <service>

Note: Slackware uses a BSD UNIX derived 'rc' system to be found in
/etc/rc.d (utilising 'pkgtool' for management), SysV-style init
is however supported for 3th party programs to use.

Maintained by: Menno Duursma
Keywords: sysvinit,runlevel,boot,sysv,rc,init
ChangeLog: chkconfig


Source Downloads:
chkconfig-1.3.30c.tar.gz (592a1fe77f3844d7748adbab6357ee25)

Download SlackBuild:
chkconfig.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 13.0

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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