KDaemonManager
System Software
Description:

KDaemonManager is (if you hadn\'t guessed) a KDE systems settings module for managing daemons.

The primary focus is usability above anything else. This application has only been designed with Kubuntu in mind, though there\'s no reason it won\'t work with others.

This is only a draft so please make a backup of rc.* and init.d before running,

Please test, and give feedback.

Depends: chkconfig

7 years ago

YAFU

I can not believe that KDE4 currently do not have a module in Systemsettings to handling daemons.
I hope that in future your module has support for more daemons, and show a complete list of them, as does: chkconfig --list
You should contact to the KDE team for this module be officially included.
Thanks, Bye.

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7 years ago

DavidEdmundson

I made a deliberate decision to not show all daemons. There isn't anyone in the world who would want to disable something like dbus - and letting a user do so would be a bad thing (imho).

I opted for storing a list of services a user would want to enable/disable. Perhaps I would be better off storing a list of services that they wouldn't, and then parsing the list as you suggested.

Something I can think about for V0.2

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7 years ago

YAFU

Yes, you are right. It's a bad idea to allow the users to enable/disable all daemons. Perhaps you could make it show all the daemons loaded but not all with the options to enable or disable, only for information purpose.

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7 years ago

usrkl

I disagree. This tool is for admin users, and thy must can change any service.

I think that the better choice is to show a warning message when the admin enters into this KCM.

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7 years ago

usrkl

... and/or show dangerous services with red color.

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7 years ago

DavidEdmundson

bzr branch lp:~david.edmundson/kdaemonmanager/trunk

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7 years ago

DavidEdmundson

I've just uploaded debian packages to my PPA, building now:

https://launchpad.net/~david.edmundson/+archive/ppa

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7 years ago

jefe

Where can I get the source for this? The Download link leads me to https://launchpad.net/kdaemonmanager but I don't see any downloadable files there either.

I like the thought of this and KDE4 really needs this. I suggest that you try to get it into KDE proper!

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7 years ago

gimox

Good work :)

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7 years ago

cyberwan

I hope it will be included in Kubuntu, this is the only application i'm missing ! Thanks !!

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7 years ago

usrkl

Thank you very much for this app. KDE needed it:
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=185997

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