On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Timothy Kesten <centos-lst at gmx.de> wrote: > Hi Folks, > > I'd like to use "start-stop-daemon" on my centos-machine. > I know , it's debian-like. > But I can't find "startproc" on my machine nor in the repos. > > What is the CentOS-replacement for "start-stop-daemon"? There's no real equivalent, but the "service" command is the main method of starting/stopping processes/daemons. In itself it doesn't do what the start-stop-daemon does, but the scripts associated with the service utility can be customized to mimic some similar functions.