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Systemd Is Now One Year Old; Why You Should Use It

systemd

Published on 29 April 2011 02:29 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in systemd
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The systemd project as a new init daemon for Linux has turned one year old. The first widespread usage of it will occur next month when Fedora 15 ships with systemd while others -- sans Ubuntu at this point -- will also follow suit. But why should you use systemd?

Lennart Poettering has written another lengthy blog post and also made a table comparing systemd to Upstart to SysVInit. Check it out here if you're curious about adopting systemd or are wondering what all the fuss is about.

(Pardon the terse post, just landed in Europe.)

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