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Distro Test-Drive: A Look at the Nanolinux Distribution

Distro Test Drive: Don’t Go Skydiving, Just Install Arch Linux…

This is pretty much a full on test drive. From start to finish, of my current distro I am using actively as on my main desktop. Let me tell you right now, Arch Linux is a huge learning experience.  You will get mad.  You will get frustrated, and trust me you WILL want to give up…several times.  This goes for those in the intermediate skill level, such as myself, but obviously the beginners as well.  Arch is not to be trifled with.  It takes no prisoners, no mercy, and hears no cries of “FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU” or the more popular, “IMPOSSIBRU!!”

With that out of the way, let’s get down to looking at what it takes to get a FULL Arch Linux system working:

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30 Days of GNU/Linux: Day 20,21,22,23

I have been testing distro’s so often in the last few days, my mind is bonkers.  I wanted to quickly detail what I though of each, coming form my technical background up to what I think a new average user would think.    I have finally settled on my desktop and laptop distros for the time being, which is also explained.  Read on for more…

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