Aliquisd is Aliquis’ daemon. It is designed to manage and run custom hosts in production environments.
Those hosts must be put in /var/lib/aliquisd/hosts.
Aliquisd can be started by running in the terminal:
After the startup, the program goes in daemon mode, waiting for commands.
aliquisctl command can be used to issue commands to aliquisd. There are four main commands usually used:
aliquisctl host list: lists all installed hosts
aliquisctl host run <host> [<args>]: launch a host with provided arguments
aliquisctl proc list: lists running processes (hosts)
aliquisctl proc halt <pid>: halt a running process (host)
There are other useful commands that can be explored with
To stop aliquisd, the fastest way is to kill it:
sudo pkill -f aliquisd. Please note that running hosts will be killed too.