Operating systems without systemd

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This article lists open source operating systems without systemd in the default installation.


Linux embedded

(xref) See Linux distributions without systemd


The Android operating system uses a Linux kernel. Wikipedia :: Android

  • Android-x86 DW Android O/S, ported to x86 platform (bootable on x86 hardware). Supported architectures: i386, x86_64
    • AndEX Oreo 8.1 runs apps from Aptoide App Manager and Google Play Store on touchscreen x86 laptop
    • RaspAnd Oreo 8.1 for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and Model B+
  • AOSP Android Open Source Project
  • LineageOS (2) successor of CyanogenMod
  • Replicant (2) is the free (libre) version of Android. FSF-approved

BSD projects


  • FreeBSDDW amd64, arm, i386, and so on
    • BSD Router ProjectDW (BSDRP) an embedded free and open source router distribution; i386, amd64
    • ClonOSDW platform for virtual environment creation and management; amd64
    • GhostBSDDW amd64; GTK3 graphical libraries featured
    • HardenedBSDDW (3) a security-enhanced fork of **FreeBSD; amd64
    • MidnightBSDDW (3) GNUstep graphical libraries featured
    • TrueOS (formerly: PC-BSD) OpenRC; desktop/workstation oriented; Lumina desktop environment; amd64 (the "Pico" release also supports arm)
    • FreeBSD subprojects tailored for embedded devices
      • FreeNASDW (3)
      • NAS4FreeDW
      • OPNsenseDW (based on FreeBSD and pfSense) tailored for firewalls and routers. amd64 and i386
      • pfSenseDW virtual appliances as liveUSB or embedded devices
      • RaspBSDDW special build of FreeBSD (2016) for RaspberryPi and other embedded devices; desktops: Openbox and LXDE; armhf

Other BSDs

See also Wikipedia:Comparison of BSD operating systems

  • DragonFlyBSDDW
  • NetBSD(2) emphasizes portability, across many architectures
  • OpenBSDDW emphasizes portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography
    • BitRig focuses on using modern tools, e.g. git and LLVM/clang; and targets only modern platforms, e.g. amd64, armv7
    • Fuguita (architecture: i386) Japanese liveCD that can save changes to a USB stick and load them after reboot
  • PureDarwin

UNIX-like systems other than Linux or BSD

  • MINIX (2) microkernel O/S with user mode divided into small, insulated modules to enhance system reliability

Non-UNIX-like operating systems

See also