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Black Lab Linux 9 Will Switch to Systemd as the Default Init System

The decision to move to systemd as the default init system for Black Lab Linux was taken most probably because the operating system needs to align to new Linux technologies, and we have to admit that systemd does great things for some OSes. The current version of the distribution, Black Lab Linux 6.5 SR1, was released earlier this week based on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn), which still uses the Upstart init system. The final version of Black Lab Linux 9 will be released in October 2016.