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Sid, Arch or Gentoo - Who Would You Rather Roll With?

Windows, OS X, BSD and Linux are all contestants in an intriguing race – a race of technological development. To be more precise, they occupy slightly different niches in the ‘computing ecosystem’, however compete against each other in terms of overall usability (BSD to a much lesser extent). 502 more words

Computer

Upgrading to an SSD, moving from Kubuntu to Arch Linux and setting up KDE

This is a single post just to make notice of some points:

My home desktop PC, was running since 2009 the Kubuntu distribution. I’ve never reinstalled it and did always the upgrades from 8.10 to 9.04, 9.10 and so on until 14.04. 905 more words

Linux

logrotate error: stat of /var/log/xferlog failed

In Arch Linux the logrotate service was failing:

user@host# systemctl start logrotate.service 
Job for logrotate.service failed. See "systemctl status logrotate.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details. 67 more words
Linux

The seven-year itch

I haven’t posted much here lately, mostly because of the holiday season but also because the flux of hardware through my house is either feast or famine — either I’m suddenly swamped with four or five new machines that depart equally quickly, or I sit and tap my fingers at the lack of something new to try. 1,357 more words

Linux

Maintaining the Blog

Sometimes it escapes me, that I need to continuously update and maintain my blog. Like personal hygiene, it’s important to show my current projects and work being done. 97 more words

Open Source

The Family

A look at all the hardware and ARM machines.

Arch Linux

Installing Yaourt on Arch linux

One of the cool things about Arch linux is the Arch User Repository (AUR), where users can add their favourite packages to Arch. Because there is a liability, AUR packages cannot be installed by Pacman automatically, but should be downloaded, checked and installed manually. 221 more words

Software