Editing and creating run levels
Editing startup and shutdown scripts
Customizing the login greeting
Enabling and customizing the MOTD
Using the tksysv tool
Using the ntsysv tool
Enabling FTP access
Enabling a Web server
Linux, and all other UNIX variants, starts a number of services at system startup. It is these services—called daemons—that the users, and you, the administrator, interact with. To increase flexibility, all these systems give you the option of starting the system in different modes, called run levels, each of which configures the system to operate in a certain way. Understanding how the entire process works is fundamental to successfully managing a Linux system.
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