Use rcconf to edit startup/init.d/init scripts on Debian/Ubuntu based distributions

I've never understood how to enable and disable services for different run levels in Debian based distros, it's just weird, annoying and doesn't make sense.  I much prefer chkconfig from RHEL.

Just install the package called 'rcconf' and be done with it.  rcconf makes things easy for you.

apt-get install rcconf
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  rcconf
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 4 not upgraded.
Need to get 19.8kB of archives.
After this operation, 119kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/universe rcconf 1.21 [19.8kB]
Fetched 19.8kB in 0s (20.6kB/s)
Selecting previously deselected package rcconf.
(Reading database ... 195757 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking rcconf (from .../archives/rcconf_1.21_all.deb) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up rcconf (1.21) ...

                                                                                                                   │ ”€â”€â”‚    [*] NetworkManager                                                                                              ↑   │    │    [*] acpi-support                                                                                                â–®   │    │    [*] acpid                                                                                                       â–’   │    │    [*] anacron                                                                                                     â–’   │    │    [*] apmd                                                                                                        â–’   │    │    [*] apparmor                                                                                                    â–’   │    │    [*] apport                                                                                                      â–’   │    │    [*] atd                                                                                                         â–’   │    │    [*] avahi-daemon                                                                                                â–’   │    │    [*] binfmt-support                                                                                              â–’   │    │    [*] bluetooth                                                                                                   â–’   │    │    [*] bootmisc.sh                                                                                                 â–’   │    │    [*] brltty                                                                                                      â–’   │    │    [*] checkfs.sh                                                                                                  â–’   │    │    [*] checkroot.sh                                                                                                â–’   │    │    [*] console-screen.kbd.sh                                                                                       â–’   │    │    [*] console-setup                                                                                               â–’   │    │    [*] cron                                                                                                        â–’   │    │    [*] cryptdisks                                                                                                  â–’   │    │    [*] cryptdisks-early                                                                                            â–’   │    │    [*] cups                                                                                                        â–’   │    │    [*] dbus                                                                                                        â–’   │    │    [*] dkms_autoinstaller                                                                                          â–’   │    │    [*] dns-clean                                                                                                   â–’   │    │    [*] exim4                                                                                                       â–’   │    │    [*] fancontrol                                                                                                  â–’   │    │    [*] gdm                                                                                                         â–’   │    │    [*] hal                                                                                                         â–’   │    │    [*] halt                                                                                                        â–’   │    │    [*] hddtemp                                                                                                     â–’   │    │    [*] hostname.sh                                                                                                 â–’   │    │    [*] hotkey-setup                                                                                                â–’   │    │    [*] hwclock.sh                                                                                                  â–’   │    │    [*] hwclockfirst.sh                                                                                             â–’   │    │    [*] keyboard-setup                                                                                              â–’   │    │    [*] killprocs                                                                                                   â–’   │    │    [*] klogd                                                                                                       â–’   │    │    [*] laptop-mode                                                                                                 â–’   │    │    [*] linux-restricted-modules-common                                                                             â–’   │    │    [*] lm-sensors                                                                                                  â–’   │    │    [*] loopback                                                                                                    â–’   │    │    [*] mdadm                                                                                                       â–’   │    │    [*] module-init-tools                                                                                           â–’   │    │    [*] mountall-bootclean.sh                                                                                       â–’   │    │    [*] mountall.sh                                                                                                 â–’   │    │    [*] mountdevsubfs.sh                                                                                            â–’   │    │    [*] mountkernfs.sh                                                                                              â–’   │    │    [*] mountnfs-bootclean.sh                                                                                       â–’   │    │    [*] mountnfs.sh                                                                                                 â–’   │    │    [*] mountoverflowtmp                                                                                            â–’   │    │    [*] mtab.sh                                                                                                     â–’   │    │    [*] networking                                                                                                  â–’   │    │    [*] pcmciautils                                  


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