On Tue, 07 Apr 2009, David Howe wrote:
> Debian users tend to use:
>> $ ps aux | grep httpd <-- will work on all systems
Ironically, that wouldn't work on debian-based systems as the web server
process is usually called apache and runs under the user www-data ;-)
> to see if httpd is running for example and,
>> $ /etc/init.d/apache2 start
>> to start the httpd service assuming you are running apache2.
You'll also need to set things to start/stop in certain runlevels. As
someone said, update-rc.d is the debian tool for that though I must admit I
tend to just modify the symlinks which is, I guess, distro-agnostic too.
People seem to recommend using the tools. Perhaps that protects you from
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