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systemE is described as '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.boot system initialization using Emacs lisp until we hit the getty' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to systemE for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Python. The best alternative is systemd, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like systemE are runit, Launchd, s6 and OpenRC.

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  • 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...

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    systemd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    15 alternatives to systemd 

    systemd is a replacement for the init daemon for Linux (either System V or BSD-style). It is intended to provide a better framework for expressing services' dependencies, allow more work to be done concurrently at system startup, and to reduce shell overhead.

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  2. runit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    13 alternatives to runit 

    runit is a cross-platform Unix init scheme with service supervision, a replacement for sysvinit, and other init schemes. It runs on GNU/Linux, *BSD, MacOSX, Solaris, and can easily be adapted to other Unix operating systems.

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    Launchd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • BSD
    • PC-BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • DragonFly BSD
    • FreeNAS
    • NetBSD
    • OpenBSD
    9 alternatives to Launchd 

    a free system array created by Apple inc. For BSD - including macOS as macOS is based on the Darwin kernel of BSD

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  4. s6

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    8 alternatives to s6 

    s6 is a small suite of programs for UNIX, designed for process supervision. It can be used as an init system. You can also use all its programs separately.

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    1.  Lightweights6 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portables6 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
  5. OpenRC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    10 alternatives to OpenRC 

    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. OpenRC is 100% compatible with Gentoo init scripts, which means you can probably find one for the daemons you want to start in...

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    1.  LightweightOpenRC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.


    • eudev

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      6 alternatives to eudev 

      eudev is a fork of systemd with the aim of isolating udev from any particular flavor of system initialization. This is a project started by Gentoo developers to ensure udev remains system initialization and distribution neutral.

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    • Bootchart

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      4 alternatives to Bootchart 

      Bootchart is a tool for performance analysis and visualization of the GNU/Linux boot process. It shows your boot behaviour including login as a PNG graphic and lets your analize possible bottlenecks. Resource utilization and process information are collected during the boot...

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      sysvinit

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      11 alternatives to sysvinit 

      The Sysvinit package contains programs for controlling the startup, running, and shutdown of the system.

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    • nosh

      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • BSD
      11 alternatives to nosh 

      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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    • finit

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      11 alternatives to finit 

      Finit is a small SysV init replacement with process supervision similar to that of daemontools and runit. Its focus is on small and embedded GNU/Linux systems, although fully functional on standard server and desktop installations.

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