What Is a Linux Distribution
Subject:   Re: Service? You must be kidding!
Date:   2005-11-06 07:45:09
From:   Edd Dumbill
Response to: Service? You must be kidding!

Yeah, I thought twice about this, but found that the term 'daemon' has been retired in recent times.

All the modern Linux distributions I've looked at recently (Red Hat, Ubuntu, SUSE) refer to daemons as services, it's a lot more easily understood, and keeps religious alarmists happy! :)