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posted by LaminatorX on Wednesday February 26 2014, @12:30PM   Printer-friendly
from the Boot-him?-I-just-met-him! dept.

jbernardo writes:

"Having had several issues with systemd, and really not liking the philosophy behind it, I am looking into alternatives. I really prefer something that follows the Unix philosophy of using small, focused, and independent tools, with a clear interface. Unfortunately, my favourite distro, Arch Linux, is very much pro-systemd, and a discussion of alternatives is liable to get you banned for a month from their forums. There is an effort to support openrc, but it is still in its infancy and without much support.

So, what are the alternatives, besides Gentoo? Preferably binary... I'd rather have something like arch, with quick updates, cutting edge, but I've already used a lot in the past Mandrake, RedHat, SourceMage, Debian, Kubuntu, and so on, so the package format or the package management differences don't scare me."

[ED Note: I'm imagining FreeBSD sitting in the room with the all the Linux distros he mentioned being utterly ignored like Canada in Hetalia.]

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  • (Score: 1) by Eunuchswear on Wednesday February 26 2014, @02:48PM

    by Eunuchswear (525) on Wednesday February 26 2014, @02:48PM (#7304) Journal

    And his change of mind just goes to show he's still an idiot who doesn't get it.

    A guy who says his distro is "fuduntu" "a fork of Fedora 14" spouts:

    It's really border-line funny how Debian committees work through the pros and cons of adopting Upstart vs. systemd.

    Do these Folks realize they are running the risk of becoming irrelevant in their inaction while the earth continues to turn on its axis.

    Or have I fallen for a Poe?

    Watch this Heartland Institute video []
  • (Score: 2, Informative) by Desler on Wednesday February 26 2014, @03:08PM

    by Desler (880) on Wednesday February 26 2014, @03:08PM (#7322)

    Dieter no longer uses Fuduntu as the distro is DOA and he had an internet nerd spat with its creator.