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Canonical’s Upstart Daemon Is Now at Version 1.8

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http://news.softpedia.com – Upstart, an event-based replacement for the /sbin/init daemon which handles the starting of tasks and services during boot, stopping them during shutdown and supervising them while the system is running, is now at version 1.8. Upstart was initially developed to work only with the Ubuntu distribution, but it was later modified to work with all Linux distributions and to take the place of System-V init. Highlights of Upstart 1.8: • A new bridge that al... (read more) (IT news)