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Debian ships new ‘Jessie’ release with systemd AND sysvinit

The Debian project is touting new ports for ARM and POWER architectures, a bunch of software updates, an upgraded Gnome desktop and better security in its just-unleashed Jessie release.However, El Reg fully expects that the switch to systemd as the default init system will divert at least some attention from the release.Promising that systemd provides “advanced monitoring, logging, and service management capabilities”, Jessie – the upgrade to Wheezy – still lets the greaybeards’ favourite, sysvinit, co-exist with the new init system.After a brief affair with Xfce, Jessie sees Debian return to the Gnome fold, using version 3.14 of the venerable desktop as its default. The MATE and Cinnamon desktops are also available, or users can opt for Xcfe (version 4.10) if they prefer.

Read on, source: Debian ships new ‘Jessie’ release with systemd AND sysvinit • The Register