Saturday, 13 April 2013

Graphical frontend for Systemd on openSUSE 12.3, GNOME 3.6

For the UN-initiated :-
  • systemd, init - systemd system and service manager
  • systemctl - Control the systemd system and service manager
Sample usage of systemd :- Restart Network Service using Systemd
 If you are not comfortable with running systemctl / systemd commands from console / terminal then you can install "systemd-ui" which acts like a Graphical front-end for systemd system and acts like a service manager.
Install and Use systemd-ui
Step 1:- We need to Configure Community Repositories in YaST, GNOME 3.6, openSUSE 12.3
Step 2:- Launch command launcher(Alt+F2) and open terminal using command "gnome-terminal".
Step3:- Now, it is possible to install systemd-ui using the command "sudo -u root zypper in systemd-ui".
Zypper Install Systemd-ui
Step 4:- Launch the systemd-ui using the command "gnomesu systemadm"
Step5:- Using this tool you can
  • Check Current status of the Service,
  • View Service dependencies,
  • Start Service,
  • Stop Service,
  • Restart Service,
  • In-activate Service etc..
Systemd System Manager

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