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* [http://ewontfix.com/14/ EWONTFIX - Broken by design: systemd]
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* [http://www.softpanorama.org/Commercial_linuxes/Startup_and_shutdown/systemd.shtml Systemd invasion into Linux Server space] (Dec 2018)
* [http://ewontfix.com/15/ EWONTFIX - systemd has 6 service startup notification types, and they're all wrong]
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* [http://fromthecodefront.blogspot.in/2017/10/systemd-no.html systemd: Please, No, Not Like This] (Oct 2017)
* [http://judecnelson.blogspot.com/2014/09/systemd-biggest-fallacies.html systemd: The Biggest Fallacies]
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* [http://fromthecodefront.blogspot.in/2017/07/systemd-pitfalls.html systemd pitfalls] (July 2017)
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* [http://www.galexander.org/systemd_sucks.html systemd sucks (experience of galexander)] (Apr 2017)
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* [http://www.steven-mcdonald.id.au/articles/systemd.shtml Why I dislike systemd] (Jun 2015) -- a very good high level overview
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* [http://ewontfix.com/14/ EWONTFIX - Broken by design: systemd] (Feb 2014)
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* [http://ewontfix.com/15/ EWONTFIX - systemd has 6 service startup notification types, and they're all wrong] (Feb 2014)
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* [http://judecnelson.blogspot.com/2014/09/systemd-biggest-fallacies.html systemd: The Biggest Fallacies] (Sep 2014)
 
* [https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=762194#280 Debian Bug #762194 "Automatic switch to systemd on wheezy->jessie upgrades"]
 
* [https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=762194#280 Debian Bug #762194 "Automatic switch to systemd on wheezy->jessie upgrades"]
 
* [http://blog.lusis.org/blog/2014/09/23/end-of-linux/ "On the architecture of systemd, I have a legitimate concern with the scope..."] article, plus infographic
 
* [http://blog.lusis.org/blog/2014/09/23/end-of-linux/ "On the architecture of systemd, I have a legitimate concern with the scope..."] article, plus infographic
 
* [https://fitzcarraldoblog.wordpress.com/2014/10/04/my-thoughts-on-systemd/ Erosion of Choice?] <!-- kriv __ LAST CHECKED feb2017 -->
 
* [https://fitzcarraldoblog.wordpress.com/2014/10/04/my-thoughts-on-systemd/ Erosion of Choice?] <!-- kriv __ LAST CHECKED feb2017 -->
 
* [http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=120652&p=570371 Combatting revisionist history (debian forum: 2015)]
 
* [http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=120652&p=570371 Combatting revisionist history (debian forum: 2015)]
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* Debian init system debate: [https://wiki.debian.org/Debate/initsystem/sysvinit arguments] against systemd (and upstart)
 
* [https://www.infoworld.com/article/2608798/data-center/systemd--harbinger-of-the-linux-apocalypse.html systemd: harbinger of the linux apocalypse] infoworld.com article
 
* [https://www.infoworld.com/article/2608798/data-center/systemd--harbinger-of-the-linux-apocalypse.html systemd: harbinger of the linux apocalypse] infoworld.com article
* [http://skarnet.org/software/s6/systemd.html Skarnet's (anti) systemd page]
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* [http://troubleshooters.com/linux/systemd/ (anti) systemd articles by Steve Litt]
* [https://lists.debian.org/debian-vote/2014/10/msg00001.html preserve freedom of choice of init systems]
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* [http://skarnet.org/software/s6/systemd.html Laurent Bercot's (anti) systemd page]
* [http://fromthecodefront.blogspot.in/2017/10/systemd-no.html systemd: Please, No, Not Like This] <!-- (October 2017) -->
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* [https://lists.debian.org/debian-vote/2014/10/msg00001.html preserve freedom of choice of init systems]*
 
* [http://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/linux/SystemdCrashAndMore The bad side of systemd: two recent systemd failures]
 
* [http://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/linux/SystemdCrashAndMore The bad side of systemd: two recent systemd failures]
 
* [http://landley.net/notes-2014.html#23-04-2014 "...There are several problems with systemd unrelated to code quality..."]
 
* [http://landley.net/notes-2014.html#23-04-2014 "...There are several problems with systemd unrelated to code quality..."]
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* [http://gentooexperimental.org/~patrick/weblog/archives/2013-10.html#e2013-10-29T13_39_32.txt Patrick's playground - systemd propaganda: It's a crap!]
 
* [http://gentooexperimental.org/~patrick/weblog/archives/2013-10.html#e2013-10-29T13_39_32.txt Patrick's playground - systemd propaganda: It's a crap!]
 
* [https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic.php?id=4346 Fast boot?] in-the-wild discussion (workarounding slow OOTB systemd boot) "Performance tuning the boot process"
 
* [https://forums.bunsenlabs.org/viewtopic.php?id=4346 Fast boot?] in-the-wild discussion (workarounding slow OOTB systemd boot) "Performance tuning the boot process"
* [http://news.dieweltistgarnichtso.net/posts/systemd-assumptions-bullying-consent.html systemd: Assumptions, Bullying, Consent]
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* [http://news.dieweltistgarnichtso.net/posts/systemd-assumptions-bullying-consent.html systemd: Assumptions, Bullying, Consent] disappeared from the Web
 
* [https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/8/12/459 Open letter to the Linux World]
 
* [https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/8/12/459 Open letter to the Linux World]
 
* [http://www.gabordemooij.com/index.php?p=/escape_from_systemd an experience shared by software engineer on systemd]
 
* [http://www.gabordemooij.com/index.php?p=/escape_from_systemd an experience shared by software engineer on systemd]
* [http://fromthecodefront.blogspot.in/2017/07/systemd-pitfalls.html systemd pitfalls] (July 2017)
 
 
* [http://mrpogson.com/2015/02/09/systemd-or-poettering-name-your-poison/ systemd Or Poettering, Name Your Poison]
 
* [http://mrpogson.com/2015/02/09/systemd-or-poettering-name-your-poison/ systemd Or Poettering, Name Your Poison]
 
* [http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1399384468768939&date=%400&fromform=1 another list of technical points explaining why systemd is bad (by boycottsystemd.org)]
 
* [http://www.webcitation.org/query?id=1399384468768939&date=%400&fromform=1 another list of technical points explaining why systemd is bad (by boycottsystemd.org)]
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* [http://blog.gerhards.net/2011/11/journald-and-rsyslog.html journald and rsyslog]
 
* [http://blog.gerhards.net/2011/11/journald-and-rsyslog.html journald and rsyslog]
 
* [http://blog.gerhards.net/2011/11/what-i-dont-like-about-journald.html What I don't like about journald / Linux Journal]
 
* [http://blog.gerhards.net/2011/11/what-i-dont-like-about-journald.html What I don't like about journald / Linux Journal]
* [http://www.steven-mcdonald.id.au/articles/systemd.shtml Why I dislike systemd]
 
 
* [http://draketo.de/light/english/top-5-systemd-troubles Top 5 systemd troubles - a strategic view for distros]
 
* [http://draketo.de/light/english/top-5-systemd-troubles Top 5 systemd troubles - a strategic view for distros]
* [http://www.galexander.org/systemd_sucks.html systemd sucks (experience of galexander)]
 
 
* [https://pwnies.com/winners/#lamestvendor Lamest Vendor Response 2017 #PwnieAwards goes to Lennart Poettering for systems f*ckups] [https://twitter.com/dalmoz_/status/890397041674911745/photo/1 photo]
 
* [https://pwnies.com/winners/#lamestvendor Lamest Vendor Response 2017 #PwnieAwards goes to Lennart Poettering for systems f*ckups] [https://twitter.com/dalmoz_/status/890397041674911745/photo/1 photo]
 
* [http://blog.darknedgy.net/technology/2015/10/11/0/ Structural and semantic deficiencies in the systemd architecture for real-world service management, a technical treatise]
 
* [http://blog.darknedgy.net/technology/2015/10/11/0/ Structural and semantic deficiencies in the systemd architecture for real-world service management, a technical treatise]

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