Work with runlevels semi-graphically

Some time ago I had to make some changes to the run level from a PC, as I had never done this first I asked the one who knows the most, Google.

One of the solutions I found was working with the command update-rc.d, which allowed me to do what I needed, add a script that I have in /etc/init.d/ about runlevels more specifically, I wanted to find a simpler solution that was easier to understand.

I found a program that works in the terminal yes, but it is almost graphical, it allows us to activate and deactivate daemons (services) of run level that we want, add, etc:


To install it is simple, let's put the following in a terminal (console, bash, shell):

  • sudo apt-get install sysv-rc-conf
  • // this for distros based on Debian, for some reason in ArchLinux I can't find it, at least not in stable repos ...

Then, we execute it with administration permissions:

  • sudo sysv-rc-conf

And the following will appear:

To exit the program is simple, with the key [Q], as if it were a Mon Hehe

The vast majority do not work with runlevels, mostly because they have not needed it, but hey, it is always good to at least have a notion of these types of applications and options.


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  1.   Jose Palomo said

    Man, you are the host! .Hehe. Thanks for the info.