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Kivy 1.10.0 just got released for Python 2.7, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6!
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Motherfucking windows 10 upgrades. Fucking hell no! They added that piece of shit that they sell as a browser again. Edge? More fucking end me. And why the fuck that shit have all permissions my default. Even those I don't want the OS to have.
But what's even worse...
THE FUCKING MOUSEPAD DRIVER DOESN'T SUPPORT MULTITOUCH AGAIN
I wish I had the time to finally configure get away Form these micro$uckers.3
Ok so before i ask this, I feel I need remind everyone that it is the Lord's day and that Siri has already begun attempting to spread the gospel to developers this weekend. Not only that, but y'all are all one big happy linux family.
With that said...
Let's talk linux distros. I know ubuntu is for beginners, but honestly everything I read on it tells me that its exactly what I'm not looking for in a "new" dev. environment. I've been informed already that a hackintosh would be a lot more troublesome to set up, but the comparisons of ubuntu to macOs are so alike that I kinda feel like trying to commit the subtle Differences to memory would end up driving me crazy[er], and that in the long run if I wanted a mac os then I would be better off taking the time to do the hackintosh in the first place.
In any case, I don't want either, not for my first build. Rather I wanna try something small, maybe even a couple of something smalls, that may take a little more effort but I will be able to look back at them after they're built and be able to start attempting to decipher what's what.
So whats a good beginner distro for a not quite so beginner. I'm only looking to run strictly dev tools: nvim, ink, gimp, quantum maybe, and then some sort of lightweight audio program that I can make simple recordings and mixes on. The latter just being for hobby purposes. It'll need a simple gui, if for nothing else, something to look at while I consider building my own, but again I don't want a lot to look over and sort thru, just a few simple things that I can dig into the source maybe find out how their working. Also I tend to forget filenames and directories so navigation can be a pain still sometimes without something besides -ls to go by.
Additional ++'s would be the ability to program my multitouch trackpad along with my wacom pencil. Beyond that tho, think I'm open to trying whatever.
I guess the simplest way to put it is that it doesn't necessarily have to be running out of the box, rather I want it lightweight and easy to customize out of the box. As far as general browsing and day to day life, my macOs will still most likely suffice til I get a larger distro and desktop built, but I want to start small, not easy.
I've already put virtual box on here, and some of these i'm considering are less than a couple hundred mb in their zipped form so I can weigh a few options first hand, I just want to hear some opinions on them before I try because a couple of these I've never heard of til today. SliTaz & Puppy being two these. Also there's Zenwalk, vector, Salix and Sparky that I think I have heard of.
I brought these up to my cousin earlier and he clued in on that most were still Slackware (we've been back and forth a couple of times over the past month) and I'm pretty sure left the conversation a bit annoyed to say the least lol. But I honestly wonder if he doesn't think that I have just become obsessed with the name or something. He's been pushing me to ubuntu all along, but maybe he's just trying to avoid me bugging the shit out of him when I go to install it ~\_(",)_/~
But seriously, the whole adage "learn ubuntu you learn ubuntu, learn slack you learn linux" is kinda sticking with me and not only that but the more options you give me to mess with out of the box is jus the more options I'm going to take the time to fuck with, arguably a waste of time if I end up never actually using the option. Not only that but should I get used to a big linux ui and then switch to a smaller one for learning, I'm going to be looking for the stuff I was used to using in the other.29