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Service Status

Many system and package services show the status of their daemons at Status > Services.

Each service is shown with a name, a description, and the status, as seen in Figure Services Status. The status is listed as Running or Stopped.

Normally, it is not necessary to control services in this manner, but occasionally there are maintenance or troubleshooting reasons for doing so.

From this view, services can be controlled in various ways:

  • Click fa-repeat to restart a running service

    Note

    Some services will stop and start, others reload the configuration. Check the documentation of each service for details.

  • Click fa-stop-circle to stop a running service

  • Click fa-play-circle to start a stopped service

If available, other shortcuts are shown which navigate to pages related to the service. See Quickly Navigate the GUI with Shortcuts for information about shortcut icons.

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Services Status