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Published on 27 August 2006 01:00 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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Now available from the Ubuntu Universe repository is Upstart. Upstart is a replacement for the init daemon in Ubuntu. NetSplit has an article discussing the reasons for this change, the daemon's design, and what all is affected.

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