systemd is a collection of daemons, libraries and tools for system management. Ubuntu's Upstart system will eventually be replaced with systemd.

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Why does Ubuntu use both systemd and init? [closed]

Many distros adopted systemd and left init why does Ubuntu still use init?
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Ubuntu 14.10 systemd fails to start network

http://paste.ubuntu.com/8947678/ Sometimes systemd fails to start because ifup@eth0 task fails. But I can see from logs that is actually succeeds and gets IP address. How can I fix it?
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Where is the official new Ubuntu release feature list?

I tried to find the official feature list of new Ubuntu release. Could not find it with my favorite search engine and not in the Ubuntu-wiki. I want to see if systemd is included. I could find a lot ...
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Enabling systemd in Ubuntu 12.04 lxc container

Following is my setup I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1 Precise. I have and lxc container on it running upstart. I want to replace upstart with systemd. I modified the container's lxc with "virsh -c ...
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/run out of space due to systemd

I'm running 14.10 server edition, and I'm finding that my /run parititon is out of space. The paritioning scheme is the default one from the installer, with encrypted home and using LVM. This was ...
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Kill SSHFS at shutdown? (systemd / upstart)

Apparently having an SSHFS mountpoint active while trying to restart or shutdown Ubuntu can cause the system to hang. I would really like to avoid having to possibly power cycle, due to using an md ...
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failed to execute '/bin/eject'

Recently we failed in searching campaign for a Modem Manager for my ZTE USB modem in Ubuntu 14.04 and since then, I am getting, in my Ubuntu starting messages (probably boot scripts), a bunch of ...
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How to enable systemd user units in 14.10

I put a unit under ~/.config/systemd/unit: [Unit] Description=Test systemd user enabled [Service] ExecStart=/bin/sh -c 'echo afdasf > /home/joelmo/sysdworking' [Install] WantedBy=default.target ...
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remove systemd components in ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Is it possible to remove all installed components of systemd (may the inventors r. i. p.) in ubuntu 14.04 and replace them with ... well, how it was before? If so, which packages are to be purged and ...
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Upstart - Start-stop-daemon vs exec

I am writing my first init conf file using upstart. I would like to know what are the advantages of starting my daemon using start-stop-daemon. Why is it better then just: exec /path/to/my/daemon ...
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systemd in ubuntu 14.04

I noticed that the most recent update of ubuntu offers to install systemd components. I hesitate to allow this update for I had very nasty experience of doing this in debian-testing when services ...
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How can I remap the keys/keycodes of a usb foot switch on SystemD?

I was using the old udev rules to remap my usb foot switch key(the default is the keycode 36 -b :S) to Alt_L. Previosly I created a udev rule and a xmodmap file. But i'm trying the systemd now, and ...
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What is the right way to restart dependent services while package installation?

I am creating a configuration package, and would like to stop and restart services whose configuration is affected. Right now I am using the service [stop|restart] in {pre,post}{inst,rm} way. I read ...
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Is ubuntu 14.04 using systemd?

There was a lot of discussion about the init system for 14.04 before it was released, but I cannot find any site that explains the outcome finally. So is ubuntu 14.04 using systemd now?
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Full switch to systemd from sysv (apt-get install systemd-sysv not working) [closed]

I have systemd installed, but I want to make a full switch. I've read here that I should just install systemd-sysv, but when I attempt to do that I get this message: root@arm:/usr/lib/systemd# ...
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pam_systemd delays SSH login - required?

On our Saucy servers (13.10) we are seeing long delays when logging into the systems via SSH. I figured out it is related to the line session optional pam_systemd.so in ...
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Run a custom init script always before lightdm.conf

I have a firstboot script /etc/init/firstboot.conf which starts on "filesystem". This file creates some symlinks to some libs in /usr/lib Issue is , /etc/init/lightdm.conf also starts on ...
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Preparing a service to use upstart and systemD (compatibility)

We are currently building an cool open source tool to be used as a linux service. so I begin writing an upstart script, But then I wondered, if debian/ubuntu world is moving to systemD, should I write ...
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Can I learn systemd on an Upstart system?

I want to leave my current system running with Upstart (if it ain't broke...). However, I would also like to dip my toe into systemd (in anticipation of the changeover). Is there any way to get ...
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How can I replace upstart with systemd?

Since Mark Shuttleworth decided to switch to sytemd in the future, I was wondering if I can install it on my Ubuntu now?
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Help with grub2 booting ubuntu

My ubuntu system fails to boot after modifying file /etc/default/grub, even if I withdraw the modification later. I have a PC with four operating systems: 1. Ubuntu with grub2; 2, Centos; 3, Debian; ...
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How to create a new logind session while running xinit from the console?

My current system boots to console and I do not want to use a display manager. After updating to Ubuntu 13.10, I realised that the ConsoleKit is no longer used for managing user logins and ...