Arch Experiments #1 — Removing Pacman
In our previous blog post, we pointed out that it is very easy to remove Arch Linux's package manager. But what happens if you do, and what are the risks you are taking once you do so? Is there a way to reinstall pacman? Are you able to remove the…
Arch, Gentoo, and Linux from Scratch: An Experience with the Three Most Challenging *nix OSes
So I work a lot with computers, and have for quite a while. I've managed virtual machines, spun up dedicated servers, pieced together new computers, diagnosed and repaired broken ones, messed with operating systems and configuration settings galore, and, of course, I've used Linux a good amount. Although, for the…
Gentoo Linux Review
As promised before, I've decided to go ahead and write about Gentoo. Like Arch, Gentoo is also one of the most customizable distributions of Linux, though it takes a bit more time to install than Arch due to having to compile literally everything.Gentoo has it's own build utility though,…
Arch Linux Review
Arch is a Linux Distro for the more advanced users of Linux, it features a manual installation method using the official package manager called pacman, not to be confused with the little yellow ball we know and love.While it may be easy for advanced users to use, it can…