My first look at this wonderful Debian Testing/Unstable (Jessie/Sid) derivative reminds me of how much fun there can be in Linux.
Jamie's Mostly Linux Stuff
Various thoughts and adventures, including but not limited to Linux, assorted bits of hardware new and old, and occasionally Windows XP/Vista/7.
I started working with what we called "analog computers" in aircraft maintenance with the United States Air Force in 1970. After finishing military service and returning to university, I was introduced to microprocessors and machine language programming on Intel 4040 processors. After that I also worked on, operated and programmed Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-8, PDP-11 (/45 and /70) and VAX minicomputers. I was involved with the first wave of Unix-based microcomputers, in the early '80s. I have been working in software development, operation, installation and support since then.
This is the distribution that is touted as the "easiest" transition from Windows to Linux, so how does it stack up?
Time to replace my four year old mobile printer, here's my take on the HP Officejet 150
Two more Linux distributions, and a solution to the wi-fi problem
This is my first time with UEFI on an ASUS laptop, and I am very pleased and impressed.
I had almost forgotten how much fun personal computing could be; and that's the point of this miniature device.
Hands-on comparison of Debian GUN/Linux and three first- and second-generation derivatives.
It's been a long time coming, but it is finally - almost - here.
More trial and error attempts to set up multi-boot on my new laptop. Here's what I've learned to date.
Installing Fedora and Mageia has been easy - but configuring UEFI Boot has been a nightmare