Changed: Was: Re: [CentOS] Beta question - initial install of packages Now: Turn off unneeded services after installation

Mon Apr 2 23:28:18 UTC 2007
MrKiwi <mrkiwi at>

Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
>     Amen. I have been installing Red Hat Linux (and now CentOS) since RH 7.
>     After installing, I am always astonished at the unneeded services that
>     upstream has running. Check services, after installing and stop the
>     services you do not need!
> Any specific suggestions for relative newbies as to 1) how to list the 
> services that are running and 2) which ones are generally good 
> candidates to kill?
> Thanks.
> mhr

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