OpenRC is described as 'dependency-based init system that works with the system provided init program, normally /sbin/init. It is not a replacement for /sbin/init' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to OpenRC for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Mac, PC-BSD and FreeBSD. The best alternative is systemd, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenRC are sysvinit (Free, Open Source), runit (Free, Open Source), nosh (Free) and finit (Free, Open Source).
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