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                 <para>systemd is a system and session manager for
                 Linux operating systems. When run as first process on
-                boot (as PID 1) it may act as init system that brings
-                up and maintains userspace.</para>
+                boot (as PID 1), it acts as init system that brings
+                up and maintains userspace services.</para>
 
-                <para>For compatibility with SysV if systemd is called
+                <para>For compatibility with SysV, if systemd is called
                 as <command>init</command> and a PID that is not
-                1 it will execute <command>telinit</command> and pass
+                1, it will execute <command>telinit</command> and pass
                 all command line arguments unmodified. That means
                 <command>init</command> and <command>telinit</command>
                 are mostly equivalent when invoked from normal login sessions. See
 
                                 <listitem><para>Extract D-Bus
                                 interface introspection data. This is
-                                mostly useful at build ot install time
+                                mostly useful at build at install time
                                 to generate data suitable for the
                                 D-Bus interfaces
                                 repository. Optionally the interface
                                 name for the introspection data may be
-                                specified. If omitted the
+                                specified. If omitted, the
                                 introspection data for all interfaces
                                 is dumped.</para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>
                                 --variable=systemdsystemconfdir</command>
                                 returns the path of the system
                                 configuration directory. Packages
-                                should alter this directory only with
-                                the
+                                should alter the content of these directories
+                                only with the
                                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd-install</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>
                                 tool.</para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>
                                 SysV init script directory varies
                                 between distributions. If systemd
                                 cannot find a native unit file for a
-                                requested service it will look for a
+                                requested service, it will look for a
                                 SysV init script of the same name
                                 (with the
                                 <filename>.service</filename> suffix
                                 <term><varname>$SYSTEMD_LOG_LEVEL</varname></term>
                                 <listitem><para>systemd reads the
                                 log level from this environment
-                                variable. This can be overriden with
+                                variable. This can be overridden with
                                 <option>--log-level=</option>.</para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>
 
                                 <term><varname>$SYSTEMD_LOG_TARGET</varname></term>
                                 <listitem><para>systemd reads the
                                 log target from this environment
-                                variable. This can be overriden with
+                                variable. This can be overridden with
                                 <option>--log-target=</option>.</para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>
 
                                 <term><varname>$SYSTEMD_LOG_COLOR</varname></term>
                                 <listitem><para>Controls whether
                                 systemd highlights important log
-                                messages. This can be overriden with
+                                messages. This can be overridden with
                                 <option>--log-color=</option>.</para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>
 
                                 <listitem><para>Controls whether
                                 systemd prints the code location along
                                 with log messages. This can be
-                                overriden with
+                                overridden with
                                 <option>--log-location=</option>.</para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>