metainit - Generates init scripts

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename metainit_0.0.5_all.deb
Package name metainit
Package version 0.0.5
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/admin
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu MOTU Developers <>
Download size 12.28 KB
Installed size 116.00 KB
Metainit solves the problem of writing good init scripts.
Instead of manually creating these important files, they are
derived from a declaritive description in the metainit files
in /etc/metainit. These files can be shipped with packages
or created by the local administrator.


Package Version Architecture Repository
metainit_0.0.5_all.deb 0.0.5 all Ubuntu Universe
metainit - - -


Name Value
perl >= 5.6.0-16


Type URL
Binary Package metainit_0.0.5_all.deb
Source Package metainit

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install metainit deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install metainit




2008-03-05 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.5) unstable; urgency=low
* Exec now "sees" all arguments (Closes: #468051)
2007-10-24 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.4) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* add XS-Vcs-Browser header
2007-07-30 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.3) unstable; urgency=low
* manpage with confusing names (Closes: #435149)
* Manpage refers to a non existing document (Closes: #435148)
2007-06-23 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable, to be able to convert the first package
2007-06-19 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* Initial release for testing, not yet for the archive.

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