The systemd System and Service Manager (by systemd)

Systemd Alternatives

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  • Win32-OpenSSH

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  • rustls

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  • ansible-collection-hardening

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  • Armada

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  • mortar

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  • pam_pwnd

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where systemd has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-01-21.


Basic systemd repo stats
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systemd/systemd is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.