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The collapse of Debian

Posted 12-01-2023 at 10:42 AM by zeebra
Updated 12-01-2023 at 10:54 AM by zeebra

There was a time where other distroes were contemplating if they should ship with KDE or Gnome desktop, while Debian would say; we will ship with both KDE and Gnome, and not only that, all other desktops too, and all window managers we can find, and additionally any other gui too.
Free software? You got it, we will champion that too! POSIX? Sure thing folks, we will support anything we can, or do our very best at doing so, and to make things more difficult, we will support it on the most...
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Slackware 15.0, I'm being spoiled and getting lazy

Posted 11-03-2023 at 07:01 AM by zeebra
Updated 12-10-2023 at 06:08 AM by zeebra (Adjusting the title)

So, for the longest time I was using Mageia 3-6 as a distro, after a decade of using various distroes, I could just sit back and enjoy with little effort. It's a good distro, and one of the best SystemD distroes there are. It keeps the classic Gnuish/Linuxish type of behaviours, unlike many other SystemD distroes. This might be despite or regardless of SystemD actually, but it nonetheless had a feeling of a power distro for power users, where you are free to do things your way, and unhindered by...
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In regards to GNU/Linux security modules, tools and models - part 2 - some practical steps and experiences

Posted 11-08-2022 at 09:23 PM by zeebra
Updated 11-08-2022 at 09:24 PM by zeebra (broken link)

The main point here is to go into some topics of "easy", practical and doable steps in regards to security and to focus on that rather than better but more impractical options or things that you can do, but will end up not doing because it is too complicated, impractical or difficult. In a way this is a continuation of this:
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...to-self-38348/

LSM,...
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Linux newbies and given commands --ADVICE

Posted 08-31-2021 at 07:21 AM by zeebra

So, you're new to GNU/Linux and you have been asked by someone to try to solve something by typing a command. First of all, WELCOME, second, should you just do it?

No! Although most people on Linuxquestions are nice and just trying to help, for your own sake you should not just do it. Command lines with options and arguments are way more powerful than GUI tools, and it's very easy to not understand what you are doing. There are two main reasons you should always CHECK the command...
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Intel is about the best friend "we" have

Posted 08-23-2021 at 03:18 AM by zeebra

...and by "we", I mean the nix community and in particular the GNU/Linux community.
...and by "friend", I'm talking about for profit corporations related to software/hardware.

Ofourse, there are also GNU/Linux based companies, like Redhat, Canonical, SUSE, System76, Tuxedo etc etc, who are even better friends. But looking at other companies it seems that Intel is our best friend.

Just an example could be a Linux problem area like graphics....
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