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#1 2019-07-18 18:18:25

macondo
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What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Void Linux (very good)


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#2 2019-07-18 18:33:05

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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

There is another distro?   LOLOL!

(Couldn't resist)

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#3 2019-07-18 19:14:43

PedroReina
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Debian on old boxes, Devuan on the new ones. No other distro to work, but I like to try others for fun. At work we have MAX, a Spanish distro based on Ubuntu with Mate desktop.

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#4 2019-07-18 19:38:46

GNUser
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

OpenBSD and Tiny Core Linux

I dual boot Devuan and OpenBSD on my Libreboot laptop, which one I use on a given day depends on my mood.
Tiny Core Linux on my netbook-turned-router/fileserver/webserver

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#5 2019-07-18 23:39:08

alupoj
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

What to you think about Gentoo being more secure than Devuan for small installations like a text mode only computers?

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#6 2019-07-19 07:21:37

omnio
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Mageia on my laptop.


Sometimes my English may sound strange because I'm not a native speaker.

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#7 2019-07-19 09:03:11

Panopticon
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

I was running artix as daily driver for a little while with openrc and lxqt but decided to move over to Devuan full time, Beowulf seems pretty stable and Miyolinux i3 spin is good, i have 6 different distros multibooting though, im always hopping around learning new things. Seems some things are done with much saner defaults with Devuan/Debian than Archlinux.

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#8 2019-07-19 10:40:11

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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

I used to have a lot of stuff in VMs but stripped that down a lot few weeks ago.
Call it a mass extinction!

void is nice, had it for a long time... but I'm still not that much into rolling releases.
Ubuntu-VMs helped to build stuff for digital neighbours. I'll reinstall what's needed if needed...
9ants and other plan9 derivates got too few of my attention for too long, keeping 9front and somewhen installing the original will be enough.
One version of Reactos is enough!
...

On real hardware I only run Devuan, Debian, Raspbian, OpenWrt and I plan to get Plan9 or 9front again (still throwing coins about which flavour and about the "on X86, X86-64 or ARM" question).

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#9 2019-07-19 17:48:35

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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

I have MX Linux in a VM (along with Devuan) and Arch Linux in a container but I don't really use them, they're just for testing.

My laptop runs Debian buster 'cos I need Secure Boot support and I quite like systemd *dives for cover*


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#10 2019-07-22 17:06:06

Job
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Devuan main box.
FreeBSD second box.
Debian Jessie media server.

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#11 2019-07-22 22:16:32

SmokeyGrey
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

I've experimented a few other distros recently.
I really like Void, and I'm tempted to switch my laptop over.
PCLinuxOS was interesting, but not my thing.
I've tried MX Linux, because it's frequently suggested as another non-systemd debian, but as far as I can tell systemd is running?
From the BSDs, OpenBSD is my favourite.

As for actual hardware installs, currently it's all Devuan.

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#12 2019-07-23 09:46:29

GlennW
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

I've just jumped from PcLinuxOs myself, to other non-systemd Os's.
FreeBSD-12 & Devuan-ascii (of course) I'm trialing artix64 on my asus R550() laptop , using openrc.
:-)

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#13 2019-07-25 03:08:15

reunite_pangaea
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Linux Mint.

*Is not as awesome as others on here. sad

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#14 2020-06-03 19:37:35

talbergor
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Void Linux is cool, just came from that.
Quite like #!++ and PCLOS aswell smile

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#15 2020-06-03 21:30:04

Ron
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

None.

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#16 2020-06-04 00:33:26

szutt
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Servers : devuan
Developement workstation : devuan
Client workstation (non-developper job, just regular office job) : mx linux (I installed linux mint for 2 years but finally migrated to mx linux)

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#17 2020-06-04 06:49:58

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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Gentoo


Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action. Four times is Official GNOME Policy.

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#18 2020-06-04 10:57:56

PedroReina
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Old boxes still with ancient Debian versions. Rock solid, by the way.

Raspberry with Raspbian. Not happy, of course.

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#19 2020-06-04 11:57:22

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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Im using openbsd for awhile now on a test machine just for learning. But main machine always has devuan from now on. Ive tried all the bleeding edge but bandwidth is limited for me so i like stable systems like devuan that dont need too much updating.

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#20 2020-06-04 13:08:36

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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

I have a gaming desktop running Fedora 31 (upgraded from at least Fedora 28). My headless stuff all runs CentOS 7. Anything with a display attached primarily, is Devuan Ceres.


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#21 2020-06-04 17:26:50

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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Debian Buster.

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#22 2020-06-04 17:42:25

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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Well, I'm still not convinced Devuan is right for me yet, as I am still using AntiX, which I have used for many years.... big_smile

I do like using MIYO now & then though.... wink


Edit: Actually Beowulf is getting me more interested, I've installed it onto a couple of my machines. smile

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#23 2020-06-20 06:28:54

MiyoLinux
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Camtaf wrote:

Well, I'm still not convinced Devuan is right for me yet, as I am still using AntiX, which I have used for many years.... big_smile

I do like using MIYO now & then though.... wink


Edit: Actually Beowulf is getting me more interested, I've installed it onto a couple of my machines. smile

smile

Aside from Devuan...

NuTyX
Venom

...and my latest exploration...which looks to be a keeper...

NetBSD. big_smile


I have been Devuanated, and my practice in the art of Devuanism shall continue until my Devuanization is complete. Until then, I will strive to continue in my understanding of Devuanchology, Devuanprocity, and Devuanivity.

Veni, vidi, vici vdevuaned. I came, I saw, I Devuaned. wink

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#24 2020-06-20 10:38:30

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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

I've switched to Alpine Linux for my daily driver — the musl libc base ensures a fundamental incompatibility with systemd that I'm sure will be appreciated by the community here smile

The init system is busybox as PID1 with OpenRC as the service manager (with s6 as an alternative option) but I've changed to /sbin/openrc-init for PID1 by specifying it as a kernel command line option:

init=/sbin/openrc-init

All I had to do to get it working was copy the supplied agetty init script to TTY-specific versions and enable them to start:

# ln -s /etc/init.d/agetty{,.tty1} # repeat for other TTYs as desired
# rc-update add agetty.tty1 # repeat for other TTYs as desired

The startup is blisteringly fast, quicker than my Debian buster box (which is using systemd) and the resource usage is pleasingly minimal.

Drew DeVault is one of the Alpine developers and he created sway so I'm using that to dodge the X server bloat monster (Wayland ftw!) and I've installed and enabled elogind so that I can disable the setuid bit on the sway executable and run a true rootless desktop.

I've also managed to get mokutil added to their testing repositories so that I could enrol my own Secure Boot key (created with their sbsigntool utility) and use it to sign the Alpine kernel and start the system with Secure Boot enabled.

It's an awesome distribution and *very* easy to package for (the APKBUILDs are almost identical to Arch's PKGBUILDs), very highly recommended.


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#25 2020-06-21 19:00:06

vlax
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Re: What other distro are you using (besides devuan)?

Ubuntu derivatives (Mint and Sparky) on family machines ;
AVLinux (Debian based) ;
and BLAG 3 (Fedora 3 based) + Slax live


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