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Chapter 9. Controlling the system

The controlling the system chapter details commands that you may wish to use to interact with devices on your system and then details how to control processes and services/daemons.

eject

eject simply tells a device to open (eject). Useful for cdrom/DVD drives.

For example the command below would eject the cdrom-drive (if your cdrom is linked to /dev/cdrom):

eject /dev/cdrom
Note This won't work unless
 

This will only work if the user has permission to mount the partition. Please see the tip in Section 9.1 for more information.

 
 
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