procd Alternatives

    procd is described as 'process and system init service for OpenWRT' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are eight alternatives to procd for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD. The best alternative is systemd, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like procd are sysvinit (Free, Open Source), OpenRC (Free, Open Source), nosh (Free) and finit (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 5, 2021

    • systemd is a replacement for the init daemon for Linux (either System V or BSD-style).
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • The Sysvinit package contains programs for controlling the startup, running, and shutdown of the system.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux


    • OpenRC is a dependency-based init system that works with the system provided init program, normally /sbin/init. It is not a replacement for /sbin/init.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • The nosh package is a suite of system-level utilities for initializing and running a BSD or Linux system, and for managing daemons.
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      • Free
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • Finit is a small SysV init replacement with process supervision similar to that of daemontools and runit.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • Using the tooling in this repo, I am able to boot from linux to sinit as PID1, and from there to Emacs acting as PID2 using --script mode, performing all typical rc.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • a free and open source system array created by Apple inc. For BSD - included in MacOS as it is derived from BSD.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • BSD
      • FreeBSD
      • NetBSD
      • OpenBSD
    • Supervisor is a client/server system that allows its users to monitor and control a number of processes on UNIX-like operating systems.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • BSD