LEDE system is composed of many different programs running all the time called daemons or services.
The default ones are already set up in a standard installation, but you may want to change their configuration or add new ones with packages.
service will print a list of available services
service service_name will print a list of available actions for a service
service service_name action will execute that action on that service
Technically speaking, the
service command is just a wrapper for initscripts found in /etc/init.d.
The above commands are functionally identical to the following ones (respectively), they are just shorter and easier to remember.
Click on System, then on Startup to land in the page listing all the available services and buttons to execute actions.
The default actions supported by most services are:
|start||Start the service|
|stop||Stop the service|
|restart||Restart the service|
|reload||Reload configuration files (or restart if that fails)|
|enable||Enable service autostart|
|disable||Disable service autostart|