sysvinit Alternatives

    sysvinit is described as 'The Sysvinit package contains programs for controlling the startup, running, and shutdown of the system' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to sysvinit 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 sysvinit are OpenRC (Free, Open Source), runit (Free, Open Source), finit (Free, Open Source) and s6 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 2, 2021


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