Tuesday, 24 July 2012

How to Disable Backtrack Services At Startup

How to Disable Backtrack Services At Startup


Many services of Backtrack 5 R2 are being started when you log into the machine. Most of the people doesn't know about services are started automatically. In order to deactivate the services , follow this tutorial.


In this tutorial i will show you how to disable services like apache2 and mysql where these services are started automatically. For stopping these services you have to do manually but i will show you how automatically these services are stopped with an simple commands.

1. Open terminal.
2. In terminal hit the following commands.
/etc/init.d/apache2 stop
/etc/init.d/cups stop
/etc/init.d/winbind stop

update-rc.d -f cups remove 
update-rc.d -f apache2 remove 
update-rc.d -f winbind remove

3.  Now reboot the machine and apache and mysql services will not start when you log in to machine. 

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