Easily Control Service Auto-start Using Chkconfig

A friend showed me this and I’ve used it a few times since. Here’s the easiest way to make a service auto start or stop after reboot:

chkconfig servicename on to auto-start and chkconfig servicename off to stop auto-startup.

Thanks, Lenny! Also, can anyone remind me what command I use to add regular user bins to root’s path? (ie. add /usr/bin)

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