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What would have installed/started this service The debian installer. I was also surprised to find it enabled because I did not ask for it I was not told it would have been running It is a security risk Not many people use NFS nowdays and what do I need to do to disable the appropriate rcp.statd and NFS daemons? This: update-rc.d nfs-common ...
The crond program is designed to be daemon. When it starts, one of the first things it does it fork a child and exit the parent. This is designed for environments where the caller is waiting for the program to exit before proceeding, whereas the daemon needs to continue executing in the background. caller ---- fork--> wait -------------------------+-> ...
For a systemd based system, you could try this: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Systemd/Services#VirtualBox_virtual_machines http://www.ericerfanian.com/automatically-starting-virtualbox-vms-on-archlinux-using-systemd/
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