Adios, Debian.

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I’m not a fan of big distros. The idea of a debian that uses sysinit or Open RC appealed. But the borg has spoken, and such will not exist. @DevuanOrg @debian Time to switch to gentoo, then. — Chris Gale (@pukeko60) January 23, 2016 The first thing to do is download an iso. Now, I […]

Why I wipe the OS and install Linux.

Simply put, I don’t trust Microsoft. Or Apple. The latter (Apple) worries me more, because the only place I use Windows is in hospitals. I can let the hospital have the lawsuit when (not if) the NSA hoovers up confidential medical data, and then are hacked…. I tend to use Fedora based distros now: Debian […]

A small technical post, including fedora 18 beta.

Fedora 18 is almost out. I installed the beta onto a laptop a couple of days ago. The new version of anaconda looks pretty and worked well — until I did something clever, which was try to use cinnamon as my desktop environment. That was broken on install. In the end I installed kde-openbox and […]