Penguin OS Tutorial : How to run debian without systemd ?

Written at 05 Dec 21 , Published on 05 Dec 21 , Last edited at 03 Feb 22


Here is how i do it:

Fisrt you have install other init system other then systemd to replace systemd.

Here is how to install openrc:

sudo apt install openrc-init

Here is how to install runit:

sudo apt install runit-init

Next disable systemd package in apt for prevent apt install systemd

Put it in /etc/apt/preferences.d/systemd.pref to prevent apt install systemd.

Package: systemd

Pin: release a=*

Pin-Priority: -10