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…