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Comment: Re:The SystemD marketing rolls on... (Score 1) 258

by armanox (#49618377) Attached to: Ubuntu 15.04 Received Well By Linux Community
Except we know exactly to expect from Sun/Oracle, the OpenIndiana folks, the FreeBSD, and the OpenBSD folks. Linux devs randomly decide they're going to replace something and call everyone who might who questions them an idiot. And guess what? Red Hat, Debian, and Canonical only support what they ship with their OS as well. You know what we don't have in the other groups? Random splintering and decisions designed to fracture the community.

Comment: Re:A year later (Score 2) 258

by armanox (#49613349) Attached to: Ubuntu 15.04 Received Well By Linux Community
You mean like RH prior to RHEL 7? Or how about Slackware? Gentoo? Ubuntu LTS? Plenty of distros exist[ed] without systemd and didn't suck. What Red Hat and the systemd crowd doesn't want to here is that most users that care do not want systemd. Most users have no opinion one way or another. Most that do care were perfectly content with the old system and saw much bigger problems in the Linux world that fighting over replacing init takes time away from. If we really needed a new init system, then why not adopt launchd, SMF (which systemd wishes it was), or upstart, and focus on issues that actually matter? Instead, Linux is losing long time supporters and is fracturing itself.

Comment: Re:Upstart or Systemd? (Score 1) 493

by armanox (#49547075) Attached to: Ubuntu 15.04 Released, First Version To Feature systemd
Most distros use GNOME. Most distros use PulseAudio. Most distros use NetworkManager And now, most distros use systemd. I'll let you guess who pushed most of these? Guess who is responsible for PulseAudio, NetworkManager, systemd, libxml, gnulib, and very large portions of the GNOME project? And who is the only player that matters for commercial Linux (Oracle doesn't count since OEL is rebuilt RHEL)? Keep telling yourself Red Hat is just /etc/sysconfig and RPM (actually, RPM IS the standard package manager for Linux based on the Linux Standard Base)

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