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Search - "thank you arch!"
So I finally got my head out of my ass and decided to install some OS on that 500MB RAM legacy craptop from earlier.
*installs Tiny Core Linux*
Hmm.. how do I install extra packages into this thing again? *Googles how to install packages*
Aha, extensions it's called.. and you install them through their little package manager GUI, and then you also have to dick around with some TCE directory, and boot options for that. Well I ain't gonna do that. Why the fuck would I need to dick around with that? Just install the fucking files in /bin, /var, /etc and whatever the fuck you need to like a decent distro. I'll fucking load them whenever I need them, BY EXECUTING THE FUCKING BINARY. But no, apparently that's not how TCL works.
Also, why the fuck is this keyboard still set to US? I'm using a Belgian keyboard for fuck's sake.. "loadkeys be-latin1"
> Command not found.
Okay... (fucking piece of shit) how do I change the fucking keyboard layout for this shit?!
*does the jazz hand routine required for that*
So apparently I need to install a package for that as well. Oh wait, an EXTENSION!! My bad. And then you can use "loadkmap < /usr/share/kmap/something/something" to load the keyboard layout. Except that it doesn't change the fucking keymap at all! ONE FUCKING JOB, YOU PIECE OF SHIT!!!
That's fucking it. No more dicking around in TCL. If I wanted to fuck around with the system this much, I'd have compiled my own custom Linux system. Maybe I can settle with Arch Linux, that's a familiar distro to me.. I can easily install openbox in that and call it a day. But this is an i686 machine.. Arch doesn't support that anymore, does it?
*does another jazz hand routine on Arch Linux 32 and sees that there's a community-maintained project just for that*
Oh God bless you fine Arch Linux users for making a community fork!! I fucking love you.. thank you so much!! Arch it'll be then <315
I've been a lurker for a long time. However, I decided to make an account to let you guys know I use Arch. Thank you for your time.10
Thank you Arch Linux community for saying that caring about security (i.e. expressing concerns about NSA's Speck being included as a module in Arch's distribution kernel) means that you're a tinfoil hat. Much trust, very wow! Nothing to hide, nothing to fear.. right?16
The thing I like about arch linux getting messed up is that it's a really cool exercise. For someone like me who doesn't have a job rn so whenever arch gets messed up somewhere I find it motivating (+ a lot of fuuuu) to fix a problem. People say "be ready to spend time fixing your OS". That's exactly the shit that made me learn about the OS. All the commands and linux stuff I learned were because of Arch linux.
Thank you Arch Linux.
Btw I use Arch if you hadn't figured it out.5
I turned on my computer, tried sending a slack message. Not connected. Tried sending it a message, unconnected; tried reconnecting and no connectivity. Tried loading slack in the browser. Nothing. Tried reloading another page. Nothing. Ok, let's restart.
Locks up. Alright, restarts fix everything.
Grub error, disk not found. Fuck, I hope a restart fixes it.
Hm, different error. One more time.
Locks up again. Fucking hell.
Right when I get to work shit always goes down. What the fuck.1
Hello everyone, I've been looking for a long time to switch from Windows to Linux (on my tower, I have a macbook). The only problem being that I can't decide at all. I've heard a lot of good things about Linux Mint, Manjaro and Arch (especially here for him), I don't know which would be best for me (I'm in my last year of a master's degree in computer systems architecture) because most of the time when I use a Linux it's a simple Debian in CLI.
Also, I have no idea which GUI to choose between KDE Cinamon and other modern not too childish GUIs. Can you help me find arguments to choose the right one?
I also like sometimes playing video games like WoW or Diablo 3 but I guess it will work with Winepak with Flatpak.
Thank you in advance for your help and thank you devRant to exist :).
PS: Si il y a des francophones, Faites moi signe :)12
!rant - it's a THANK YOU!
Had the problem so far that I could not start some apps in docker containers with GPU support (e. g. Chromium).
After a long search and a lot of help from the community, today's update of xf86-video-ati (1:7.8.0-2 -> 1:7.10.0-1) has finally fixed the bug. Yay!
Thank you very much Arch Linux and all the great maintainers. You're doing an awesome job.2
I want to get started on Linux and want to dual boot it with Windows 10 because I need to. Any tips? Suggestions? I want to try Arch by the way. Thank you!6