System services and daemons

Domain Improvement
Platform-Services-1 SystemD ?
Platform-Services-2 Secure daemon ?


  • connman: An internet connection manager designed to be slim and to use as few resources as possible. It is a fully modular system that can be extended, through plug-ins, to support all kinds of wired or wireless technologies.
  • bluez is a Bluetooth stack. Its goal is to program an implementation of the Bluetooth wireless standards specifications. In addition to the basic stack, the bluez-utils and bluez-firmware packages contain low level utilities such as dfutool which can interrogate the Bluetooth adapter chipset in order to determine whether its firmware can be upgraded.
  • gstreamer is a pipeline-based multimedia framework. It can be used to build a system that reads files in one format, processes them, and exports them in another format.
  • alsa is a software framework and part of the Linux kernel that provides an API for sound card device drivers.
Domain Tool name State
Platform-Utilities-1 connman Used as a connection manager.
Platform-Utilities-2 bluez Used as a Bluetooth manager.
Platform-Utilities-3 gstreamer Used to manage multimedia file format.
Platform-Utilities-4 alsa Used to provides an API for sound card device drivers.