For each service, a dialog presents various information and lets you do a few operations. Here is a description:
When enabled, the service will be started at boot time and Linuxconf will make sure the service is running (and up to date) whenever you quit or activate changes.
This reports on whether the service is currently running.
This provides a short introduction to the service, which is extracted
from the startup script
Linuxconf tries to associate the service to the package that provides it. The association is done by querying a package manager module (a Linuxconf module). This module (for RPM packages, it is called managerpm) may or may not be installed.
If the service can be associated with a package, its version is reported.
Beside enabling or disabling a service, you can do other operations on it from this dialog.
This starts the service and updates its status. You can start a service manually even if it is not configured for automatic startup.
This stops the service and updates its status. You can stop a service manually even if it is configured for automatic startup. Note that Linuxconf will try to start it whenever you activate some changes.
This performs a stop and a start on the service.
This reports information about the service; it prints the output of the command
If a package manager is installed and the service can be associated with a package, you can get more information about the package. You can also un-install the package right from this dialog.