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Package: ngetty (1.0-1)

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getty replacement - one single daemon for all consoles

Ngetty is a daemon that starts login sessions on virtual console terminals, on demand. It is a good replacement for all those getty processes started from init that, most of the time, are only taking up memory. When compiled statically with dietlibc, the ngetty binary size is only about 2k and uses considerably less memory than a getty.

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Daemon, Role: Program

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 22.5 kB76.0 kB [list of files]
i386 20.8 kB124.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 28.5 kB272.0 kB [list of files]
mips 23.9 kB140.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 23.9 kB140.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 22.5 kB128.0 kB [list of files]
s390 23.1 kB128.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 21.7 kB128.0 kB [list of files]