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Poll Results: How long have you been using your current, main installation?

 
  • 24% (50)
    less then a month
  • 23% (47)
    less then six months
  • 14% (30)
    less then a year
  • 24% (49)
    less then three years
  • 13% (27)
    three years+
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post #1671 of 4043
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Originally Posted by Plan9 View Post

I wouldn't take Wikipedia as gospel. However GNU's own website is a fairly good indicator (I posted a link but I think I added that edit as you were typing your reply so it's possibly you've missed it)

Yeah I don't normally take Wikipedia too seriously, but it's not usually too far off for some things tongue.gif ( And no I quoted your post before your edit biggrin.gif )
post #1672 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

Yeah I don't normally take Wikipedia too seriously, but it's not usually too far off for some things tongue.gif ( And no I quoted your post before your edit biggrin.gif )

I didn't spot my quote in your comment. I think that's a sign that I should go to bed (it's getting late here)
post #1673 of 4043
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Originally Posted by Plan9 View Post

That's a terrible example. What you're talking about there is a project based on GNU userland, not a GNU project. You can do whatever you want with GNU userland just so long as you adhere to the terms of GPL, but that doesn't mean that anything forked from nor using GNU user land is equally part of the GNU project (if that were the case, then you'd be part of the GNU project as well tongue.gif)

Plus Linux (ie the kernel) isn't any more a part of GNU as FreeBSD is (which is why RMS keeps demanding we call it GNU/Linux rather than just GNU or Linux). So you're not proving anything by swapping out the kernels.

It should also be noted that these points are loosely covered in that very link you provided - and that's ignoring the fact that, as a package maintainer for a popular distro, you should already be aware of what the GNU project is. tongue.gif

I understand what it is, i've just not done much work with gnu or bsd.
post #1674 of 4043
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Originally Posted by Noskcaj View Post

I understand what it is, i've just not done much work with gnu or bsd.
Clearly you don't understand what GNU is because you use GNU tools every day.

glibc is GNU. GRUB is GNU. grep, bash, etc are all GNU rewrites of Unix tools. gcc is a GNU compiler

With the exception of GRUB, youd find it impossible doing your job at Xubuntu without working with most, if not all, of the above.
Edited by Plan9 - 10/25/13 at 7:18pm
post #1675 of 4043
Quote:
Originally Posted by Plan9 View Post

Clearly you don't understand what GNU is because you use GNU tools every day.

glibc is GNU. GRUB is GNU. grep, bash, etc are all GNU rewrites of Unix tools. gcc is a GNU compiler

With the exception of GRUB, youd find it impossible doing your job at Xubuntu without working with most, if not all, of the above.

That bit i did know. With "not done much work with gnu", i meant developing or packaging it. I still use it.
post #1676 of 4043
I'm loving Arch + AwesomeWM; makes for a super lightweight and powerful combo smile.gif
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post #1677 of 4043
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I'm loving Arch + AwesomeWM; makes for a super lightweight and powerful combo smile.gif

How about posting in the "show your linux" thread
 
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post #1678 of 4043
So I have been running Fedora for about a year now. I have been having some issues but I am wanting to do a fresh install nonetheless. I am thinking about trying something else, perhaps Debian? I don't really have time for an Arch or gentoo setup (although that would be nice). I mainly use this laptop to code but I will be using it this weekend to do a little project with wireshark, GNU radio, and airprobe (completely within legal bounds) but I need it fully functional for everyday use (so not Kali). Any other suggestions?

Thanks!

Ahh, in my reading I ran across a post saying that Debian pushes out updates less frequently than Fedora, I'm happy with a more up to date system though, thoughts?
Edited by benpack101 - 11/2/13 at 8:53pm
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post #1679 of 4043

Decided to give Manjaro 0.8.7.2 KDE a spin. It's supposed to provide a fast, functional desktop with minimal bloat, but it felt like someone had trimmed the fat with a chainsaw. Probably should have grabbed the official XFCE version instead.

post #1680 of 4043
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Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post

Decided to give Manjaro 0.8.7.2 KDE a spin. It's supposed to provide a fast, functional desktop with minimal bloat, but it felt like someone had trimmed the fat with a chainsaw. Probably should have grabbed the official XFCE version instead.

Thanks, manjaro definitely looks pretty good. I think I am going to stick with Fedora for now, and at the end of the semester head over to an a branch of arch!
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