RSS 101 projects tagged "Boot"

Download Website Updated 21 Apr 2014 finit

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Finit is a small SysV init replacement with process supervision similar to that of daemontools and runit. Its focus is on small and embedded GNU/Linux systems, although it is fully functional on standard server and desktop installations. Finit is fast because it starts services in parallel; it then supervises and automatically restarts them if they fail. This can be extended upon with custom callbacks for all services, hooks into the boot process, or plugins to extend the functionality and adapt Finit to your needs. Finit is not only fast, it’s arguably one of the easiest to get started with. A complete system can be booted with one simple configuration file.

Download Website Updated 21 Feb 2014 systemd

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systemd is a system and service manager for Linux, compatible with SysV and LSB init scripts. It provides aggressive parallelization capabilities, uses socket and D-Bus activation for starting services, offers on-demand starting of daemons, keeps track of processes using Linux cgroups, supports snapshotting and restoring of the system state, maintains mount and automount points, and implements an elaborate transactional dependency-based service control logic. It can work as a drop-in replacement for sysvinit.

Download Website Updated 29 Mar 2014 s6

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s6 is a complete process supervision suite in the style of daemontools, runit, and perp. It provides a candidate for process 1. It also comes with a library and command line utilities that implement inter-process notification and synchronization.

No download Website Updated 21 Nov 2010 iPXE

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iPXE is a network boot firmware. It provides a full PXE implementation enhanced with additional features such as the ability to boot from a Web server using HTTP, and the ability to boot from a SAN using iSCSI, AoE, SRP, or FCoE. It supports a wide variety of network devices, including wireless and Infiniband networks. iPXE is an effective replacement for gPXE.

No download Website Updated 07 Feb 2009 Choose-OS

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Choose-OS (chos) is a minimalistic, fast, and simple 2nd-stage boot loader for the Linux kernel that works as an alternative to LILO. It is fully configurable and supports, initrd, emergency boot, a simple boot-time menu, hot-keys, timed boot, and many other features.

Download Website Updated 16 Feb 2014 Mandos

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The Mandos system allows computers to have encrypted root file systems and at the same time be capable of remote or unattended reboots. The computers run a small client program in the initial RAM disk environment which will communicate with a server over a network. All network communication is encrypted using TLS. The clients are identified by the server using an OpenPGP key that is unique to each client. The server sends the clients an encrypted password. The encrypted password is decrypted by the clients using the same OpenPGP key, and the password is then used to unlock the root file system.

No download Website Updated 06 Aug 2010 Dev9

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Dev9 is a Linux /dev manager. The idea is to write a 9p2000.u server that ends up providing the same functionality as a combined devfs and udev.

Download Website Updated 31 Oct 2008 EeePC-optimized Kernel for Ubuntu

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The "EeePC-optimized Kernel for Ubuntu" project aims to produce a set of pre-compiled kernel packages that have been specially tailored to the EeePC's hardware and power usage, and to deliver these packages on a dedicated repository hosted by the author. Delivering these kernel packages over a Debian-style repository ensures that future updates and patches can be automatically downloaded to your EeePC as they're released. Current support is available for Ubuntu v8.04 (Hardy Heron) on the EeePC 700, 900, 900A, 901, 1000, and 1000H models.

Download Website Updated 20 Sep 2008 daemonservice

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daemonservice is an easy to use cross-platform C library for creating a *nix daemon or Windows service and minimal event logging.

Download Website Updated 16 Jun 2008 HTCFlasher

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HTCFlasher (formerly known as HERMflasher) is a tool which allows you to flash ROMs on most current HTC devices. It has some extra features that the original HTC RUU doesn't have. For example, it can present a serial prompt to the bootloader (replacing mtty), or it can dump NBH file contents (.nb ROM parts).

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XStow

A replacement of GNU Stow written in C++.

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Xfce WMdock Plugin

A compatibility layer for Window Maker dockapps for XFCE.