Turning off unwanted services

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Turning off unwanted services

Postby lKingjr on Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:37 am

How do I turn off unwanted services in Fluxbox? I don't use Bluetooth devices or print etc seeing I use it in VirtualBox and have no need for them.

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Re: Turning off unwanted services

Postby DrHu on Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:09 am

viewtopic.php?f=142&t=44431

If rcconf is available for that version of Mint, you can install that and get a nice screen that lets you turn off services on startup
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apt search rcconf
i   rcconf                          - Debian Runlevel configuration tool


You could always uninstall the applications you are not using. Unfortunately Mint, like Ubuntu embeds smb/cifs into their file system as the default method of sharing folders, in my mind an unnecessary complication within a Linux desktop, unless I actually want to connect to and share windows files rather than just drop them into the cloud or otherwise connect to them via a usb device
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/sugarsync- ... ge-titans/

I don't agree with the conclusion of that minimal comparison, in fact I think dropbox is the better choice for many
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