systemd is a suite of basic building blocks for a Linux system. It provides a system and service manager that runs as PID 1 and starts the rest of the system.
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- - systemd is the most popular Linux alternative to systemE.
- - systemd is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to systemE.
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...Suggest and vote on features
- LightweightOpenRC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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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- - runit is the most popular Mac alternative to systemE.
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.Suggest and vote on features
a free system array created by Apple inc. For BSD - including macOS as macOS is based on the Darwin kernel of BSDSuggest and vote on features
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.eudev has no features, suggest some!
The Sysvinit package contains programs for controlling the startup, running, and shutdown of the system.Suggest and vote on features
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...Suggest and vote on features
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.finit has no features, suggest some!
procd is a process and system init service for OpenWRT. It's less resource intensive as it's intended for embedded devices, works with busybox and uClib, hotplug2, libubox and ubus. It watches configuration files to start or restart services and init scriptsprocd has no features, suggest some!