Chapter 9 - Tuning a Debian system
This chapter describes only the basics of system configuration through a
command-line interface. Before reading this chapter you should read Debian System installation hints, Chapter 3.
If you are concerned about security then you should read the
Manual which comes in the
9.1 System initialization
Debian uses the System V init script system. See The
init program, Section
2.4.1 for an introduction.