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  1. #1
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Swansea (UK)

    Gnome Services

    How can i view and edit the system services(startup programs)?

    also another question while i'm here...

    How can i uninstall programs that aren't displayed in the "Packages" program?

    p.s. I use Gnome

  2. #2
    Linux Guru
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    There are several methods to do that. First, you can manage the symlinks manually. It's all in /etc/rc.d/rc?.d. Then there are several GUI/TUI programs to do just that, but I've never used any of them, so I can't really tell you much about them. One of them is called serviceconf, see if you have that one.

    To uninstall programs, use the command "rpm -e packagename". It requires you to know the name of the package.

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