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systemd-free Devuan Linux hits version 1.0.0

steelpillow Silver badge

More honest questions

I dumped GNOME a few years back and switched to MATE. SystemD unnerves me for reasons discussed but the old way is, to be honest, a bit clunky for the 21st century.

First, has MATE had the sense to steer clear of SystemD as a dependency?

Second, and please don't blow my head off, it's just an idea, is it practicable to fork SystemD and castrate its excesses to create a genuinely clean init subsystem?

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