How to Restart Service in Linux

You can use the restart command to restart Systemd services. This command stops the service and then starts it back. Or it just starts the service if it is not running. For example, you can restart the Nginx web server using this command: If everything … Read more

How to Check Service Status in Linux

Systemd initialization system allows you not only to start and stop services but also to check their status and show information about them. Use the systemctl utility with the status command to get information about the service. For example, if you want to get the … Read more

How to List All Services Using Systemctl

Systemd initialization system loads units only when it is necessary. So, only units added to the system autostart, those that are dependent on other units, or those that you start manually, are in memory. If you want to get a full list of services which … Read more

How to Remove Service in Linux

Sometimes you may want to remove the Systemd service or at least make it unavailable for use. There is no sense to remove the unit file, cause after the next system update this file may be recovered. The simplest way to remove a service in … Read more

How to Run Script on Startup in Linux

Sometimes you may want to run your shell script on the system startup or when the user logs in. For example when you need to run any desktop application, change screen resolution settings, start the remote desktop service, etc. You can do this in a … Read more

How to List Running Systemd Services

The Systemd initialization system is used for services management in most Linux distributions. If you want to find all services which are running right now, you can use the systemctl utility and its command list-units with state filtering. The full command will look like this: … Read more

Using Systemd Services Tutorial

Linux operating system as well as Windows supports not only regular applications but also services that work in the background. Services are very important, they monitor the state of the system, connect external devices and networks automatically, and allow processes to interact with hardware (dbus) … Read more

How to Configure Service to Start Automatically in Linux

Service in the Linux operating system is just a program which is executing in the background and does not have any windows or other communication channels with a user interface. There are a lot of services which are working in the background. And most of … Read more