Making the critical security infrastructure for the internet closed source would be insane.
All of the Cisco networking gear runs on closed source software.
I haven't applied any patches since I learned they're adding their spyware to Win 8.1 updates. Makes me nervous, but I'd rather trust my habits and firewall than Microsoft.
Sounds ridiculous. Why not just switch to Linux to Mac at that point?
Why ? At normal viewing distance I can't see the pixels on my 28" 4K monitors.
Because it happens to be possible, and people love big numbers. Hardly many need 32 GB RAM either, but there are suckers that build gaming machines with 32 GB.
So now you get svchost.exe instead, the model on which systemd was based.
More specifically, it's called Service Control Manager. svchost.exe is just a container process for a group of services. Type "tasklist
In all fairness though, I think systemd pulls more from Mac's launchd.
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