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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Daemons

Command

Action

apmd

Advanced Power Management daemon.

atd

Queue commands for later execution.

bootpd

Internet Boot Protocol daemon.

cupsd

Printer daemon.

ftpd

File Transfer Protocol daemon.

imapd

IMAP mailbox server daemon.

klogd

Manage syslogd.

mountd

NFS mount request server.

named

Internet domain nameserver.

nfsd

NFS daemon.

pppd

Maintain Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) network connections.

rdistd

Remote file distribution server.

rexecd

Remote execution server.

rlogind

rlogin server.

routed

Routing daemon.

rpc.rusersd

Remote users server.

rpc.statd

NFS status daemon.

rshd

Remote shell server.

rsyslogd

Alternate system logging daemon.

rwhod

Remote who server.

sshd

Secure shell daemon.

syslogd

System logging daemon.

xinetd

Extended Internet services daemon. Starts other services as needed.

ypbind

NIS binder process.

yppasswdd

NIS password modification server.

ypserv

NIS server process.

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