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systemd-analyze: Create an SVG file showing when each system service started, highlighting the time that they spent on initialization.
$ systemd-analyze plot > ${filename-svg}
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The command "systemd-analyze plot > ${filename-svg}" is used to generate a visual plot of the system boot-up process using the systemd-analyze tool in a Linux environment.

Here's a breakdown of the command:

  • "systemd-analyze" is the command-line tool that is used to analyze and display information about the system startup process.
  • "plot" is a sub-command of systemd-analyze which generates a graphical representation of the boot process.
  • ">" is a shell operator used for output redirection, meaning that the output of the command that precedes it will be stored in the specified file.
  • "${filename-svg}" is a placeholder that represents the desired filename. The file name should end with the ".svg" extension, which signifies that the output should be in Scalable Vector Graphics format.

When you execute this command, systemd-analyze will generate a graphical plot of the system boot process and save it in the specified SVG file. The SVG file can then be viewed and analyzed using an appropriate program or web browser capable of rendering SVG graphics.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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