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s6 is a small suite of programs for UNIX, designed for process supervision. It can be used as an init system, or as separate supervision components.

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    runit is a cross-platform Unix init scheme with service supervision, a replacement for sysvinit...

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    systemd is a replacement for the init daemon for Linux (either System V or BSD-style).

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    Savannah is a central point for development, distribution and maintenance of free software, both GNU and non-GNU.

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    Supervisor is a client/server system that allows its users to monitor and control a number of...

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    Monit is a free open source utility for managing and monitoring, processes, files, directories and filesystems on a UNIX system. Monit conducts automatic maintenance and repair and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations.

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    Upstart is an event-based replacement for the /sbin/init daemon which handles starting of tasks and...

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    The nosh package is a suite of system-level utilities for initializing and running a BSD or Linux...

  8. Dinit is a service supervisor with dependency support which can also act as the system "init" program.

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    Finit is a simple alternative to SysV init and systemd, reverse engineered from the EeePC fastinit ten years ago by Claudio Matsuoka — “gaps filled with frog DNA …” Finit supports runlevels, process monitoring, and starting services on demand using …

  10. Advanced, production process manager for Node.js

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    a free system array created by Apple inc. For BSD - including macOS as macOS is based on the Darwin kernel of BSD

  12. Nodemon is a utility that will monitor for any changes in your source and automatically restart your server. Perfect for rapid development.

  13. procd is a process and system init service for OpenWRT.

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