init.d (usually /etc/init.d) is a directory holding configurations regarding programs to be started at boot time by the `init` process. For questions regarding the `init` process itself, use [init].

At boot time, the init.d directory is browsed by the init (PID 1) process, which executes all programs expected to run at boot time (daemons, servers, ...).

This tag may be used for questions related to programs starting at boot time. It should be used for systems using the init system, or alternatives also relying on /etc/init.d.

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