Is it? Newer Linux distros typically come with systemd, which many users consider to be malware because it's unwanted and can have a very negative impact. So it's not like Linux is any better in reality, I'm sad to say.
Holy shit, why can't people shut up about systemd? You people seem to bring it up at EVERY single opportunity, even if it's REMOTELY related.
Established technology tends to persist in the face of new technology. -- G. Blaauw, one of the designers of System 360