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How to Configure a Linux Service to Auto-Start After a Reboot or System Crash: Part 2 (Theoretical Explanations)

In this second installment of the two-part tutorial on configuring Linux services to start automatically after a reboot or system crash, we will discuss the init system in detail. You can refer to Part 1 of the series: How to Configure a Linux Service to Auto-Start After a Reboot or System Crash: Practical Examples here. The current tutorial will be …

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How to Configure a Linux Service to Auto-Start After a Reboot or System Crash: Part 1 (Practical Examples)

Introduction In computing, things don’t always go as planned. Oftentimes unexpected system crashes prompt system admins to initiate reboots and restart of individual services. Figuring out and restarting every service your application needs to run after a system crash or reboot can be tedious. In this first installment of the two-part tutorial, we will show you how to configure services …

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View and Manipulate Systemd Logs with Journalctl

System and process logging are just two of the most pivotal advantages of systemd. When logs are dispersed throughout the system, span multiple applications, and are handled by different processes and daemons, they can be challenging to interpret. Systemd provides a centralized solution for managing all of the kernel and userland process logs in a compilation medium known as a …

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Manage Systemd Services and Units with Systemctl

Introduction Sуѕtеmd is an init ѕуѕtеm аnd system mаnаgеr thаt has gained a lot of popularity recently. More than that, it is bесоming thе new ѕtаndаrd for Linux mасhinеѕ. Although thеrе are legitimate dоubtѕ аѕ tо whеthеr systemd iѕ аn imрrоvеmеnt оvеr traditional SуѕV initialization systems, most diѕtributiоnѕ have аlrеаdу switched tо ѕуѕtеmd, оr plan tо do so. In ѕhоrt, …

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HowTo: CGroups

Well, as you know, GNU & Linux are awesome. Why? Because we have Control Groups (CGroups)! In this post you’ll learn how to: Protect critical system processes for both memory and CPU. A walkthrough video implementing cgroups on a live running server Set up an example implementation of CGroups or SystemD slices. Keeping Everything under Control You can use CGroups …