[linux-elitists] How about a fork of Jessie without systemd?

D. Joe deejoe at etrumeus.com
Sun May 29 13:17:31 PDT 2016


On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 08:14:47PM +0000, D. Joe wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 11:06:05PM -0400, Bob Bernstein wrote:
> > To anyone's knowledge are there projects afoot to create a new linux 
> > distro representing, basically, Debian Jessie but without all the 
> > systemd and Network Manager um stuff. Or, have I thus basically 
> > defined a fork of Wheezy? Perhaps one of those is underway?
> 
> Now that the smoke has cleared:
> 
> https://devuan.org/
> 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devuan
> 
> I haven't used it, am not endorsing it, but I think it matches the
> description given above.

Oh, holy carp, and I see that this was discussed a better part of a year ago
and I missed the reminder because I was not searching on body text.

Sorry.

Anyway, that seems like a good place to focus some of the, uh, energy that
this thread has attracted recently.

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