Hi all I have been think of an idea that Luke Smith gave in one of his videos and I was thinking we could create a small community blog on distrotoot.github.io and allow people to post content on it using Github PRs

Hi all I have been think of an idea that Luke Smith gave in one of his videos and I was thinking we could create a small community blog on distrotoot.github.io and allow people to post content on it using Github PRs

Hi All

As you all know I am a Arch Guy and before to that I lived in Debian for a year but recently with update to GNOME and the fact that my install just broke on me..... Happens I know... I was in the market to try a new distro and that is when I came to UBUNTU UNITY and I must say

This is the most productive and comfortable I have been in a DE for a long period of time

@rootbsd @retroedgetech By a small KDE NEON USB that I made 5 months ago.... SO much stress and futile trouble shootin has led to believe that FreeBSD is a dead end. IT SUCKS . Do you guys have a OpenBSD based Desktop Oriented Distro Choice ???????

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@rootbsd @retroedgetech I see that the FreeBSD kernel has no driver support for my wifi card which is supported even on the Linux Libre kernel, it was a generic Qualcomm card. The driver support was missing also for my USB drives so no wifi using a USB dongle. I had to scour my USB reserves to find a USB that has a distro on it that I could install on my PC to get some work done I did have some ISO on a USB hard drive but with no USB support that was also a dead end. I was eventually saved 3/4

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@rootbsd @retroedgetech Suddenly I see no Wifi symbol or an option to enable Wifi so I open up a terminal and type nmcli d wifi connect this is the standard way of connecting to the internet using the terminal but for some reason Network Manager was not installed and so I looked further to see that some thing called wpa_supplicant was installed for wifi. I knew there was going to be a learning curve involved and so I tried to do what ever I could to connect to wifi but after spending 1 hour 2/3

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@rootbsd @retroedgetech ad all my other BSD loving friends

__IT SUCKS__
And before you give me hate see it from my point of view

I wanted to try bsd for myself and stumbled upon GhostBSD for desktop usage and tried to install it on bare metal now I cannot run a VM on this hardware that I use daily so no way of testing drivers. The install was well done and I booted into my new GhostBSD install. Straight away I wanted to install some software and so I went to the networking section 1/2

Hi Bois,
Back on track after the exams
Learning some Common Lisp on my new Doom setup

I started publishing to my website again: retroedge.tech/

The static site generator does make it easy. So easy, that I'm not sure why I didn't publish for months on end.

Writing well isn't easy, though. But I can't get better at writing unless I write 😉

Hello guys my exam date sheet has arrived and I will be thus going offline for 3 weeks precisely and will be back on distrotoot after March 13

See Ya. Hail Stallman.

Poll:

Am I a Boomer if I use :-) rather than 😀

Hello Distrohoppers
This is a special request I need a gnome based distro for a new PC I got and apart from the fact that the DE has be Gnome and it cannot be Ubuntu I don't know for sure what distro I wanna run . I am comfortable with pacman as well as apt so that is not an issue

Can you guys help me out ???

Finished listening to Lord of the Flies, and Animal Farm today

Listening 1984 now 👀

Do you like my latest work of art. I've spent a really long time on it. I don't know like, 10 minutes or so #Linux

So I was thinking about the Linux world as I always do obviously.....

And I thought about having an Emacs OS where we can choose between Arch Void Gentoo and Debian bases and the iso comes bundled with either Classic Emacs or Doom Emacs with Exwm and some basic software like a browser although who needs one when you have EWW

Any thoughts.

@rootbsd I am thinking of dual booting BSD and Arch for learning purposes is the openbsd install easier than the freebsd install and how do they compare with a arch install

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