Systemd now brings logging to one swift program called journalctl & service management to a program called systemctl.

Starting Stopping Services (before systemd this was done with the “service” command or using /etc/init.d/. With systemd installed you can still use /etc/init.d to start services as its just scripts so they will start the actual programs/services for you)

Looking at logs (All system logs are saved into the journal now, also saved on /var/log/, but in a journal folder which has binary data)

Writing your own systemd service files, and starting them on boot (or whenever you want) using systemctl:

http://ram.kossboss.com/readynas-6-x-start-srevice-may-void-warranty/

http://patrakov.blogspot.com/2011/01/writing-systemd-service-files.html

https://coreos.com/docs/launching-containers/launching/getting-started-with-systemd/

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