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As MariusMatutiae mentioned you have to modify the unit file (or disable it). In order to do that you can either boot a different Linux (it is a good idea to have a small additional Linux installed for such purposes; you may boot from CD/DVD or USB stick, too) or you boot this Linux with boot options which prevent running into this problem. From ...
PHP mail function will invoke sendmail binary to send message. Because php invoked it, so there is no need postfix daemon for running. Sendmail will placed the email in maildrop queue. When postfix is running, pickup daemon will picks the message and send it. When postfix isn't running, email stays in maildrop queue forever until it pick up when postfix ...
The notion of daemon is attached to processes, not files. For this reason, there is no sense in "finding daemons on the filesystem". Just to make the notion a little clearer : a program is an executable file (visible in the output of ls) ; a process is an instance of that program (visible in the output of ps). Now, if we use the information I can gave in my ...
On Ubuntu, the proper way to install a service/daemon is to add a file to /etc/init.d as described in http://askubuntu.com/questions/335242/how-to-install-an-init-d-script-in-ubuntu
It looks like the script is creating the 'receipts_download.log' file in the cwd and your cwd when running the script is not /test. Please cd /test before running the script and it will go okay.
The difference is most likely in environment variables and current working directory. service starts script from / and with clean environment. So, you may need to examine your environment and current working directory (with the help of export, pwd or set commands) and add missing prerequisites into your script.
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