Threads for maveonair

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    I was planning to host 2nd birthday party for my son, but seems that his infection made different plans for me, so it will be fighting with fewer and doing my best so he will not dehydrate during that time.

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      All the best and I hope your son get well soon!

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        Hope everything will be fine soon!

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        For anyone who is more interested in the story about the creation of Windows NT, I can recommend the following book: https://www.amazon.com/Showstopper-Breakneck-Windows-Generation-Microsoft/dp/0759285780

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          I’m halfway through the book. Too many people to track and their relationships. If you start the book, it might help having a notebook and noting down names and who worked with / for who. It would make it more enjoyable.

          One thing I learned from the book so far is the Pai Gow game.

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            I didn’t enjoy the book. It felt like a slog. I was hoping that the author would talk about the success of Windows NT. Would not recommend.

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              Along those lines, I enjoyed Barbarians Led by Bill Gates as well.

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              Excellent comment on this from the orange site, not copied since it’s the author’s story. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29169848

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                Thank you very much! This piece of background story was amazing to read.

                I am always very impressed by the work of Sun and love such stories :).

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                  Thank you for sharing that here, I absolutely love stories like these.

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                  Wow this is really cool!

                  Unfortunately, I had also to ditch my Sculpt because it stopped working properly on the lastest versions of macOS. But I would love to have a USB version of this keyboard!

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                    Can someone explain for what DRT stands for?

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                      Disaster Recovery Test

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                      I would recommend to checkout:

                      “Reference” Implementations of OpenID Connect:

                      Maybe you could give more details about what you want to know or achieve in particular?

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                        I’m been on Linux for almost two years now after using macOS for about 15 years prior to that. Love the experience in general, don’t miss anything and plan to continue this way. It’s a new world with a crazy amount of different options.

                        I experimented with different desktop environments (Gnome, KDE, Xfce…) and concluded that Gnome fits my workflow the best. Picking the “right” distro is more of a challenge. I like the philosophy of Debian (community driven, free-software focused etc) the most but Debian Stable has an older Gnome version while Gnome releases big improvements every 6 months.

                        This has made me try several other distros that run the latest Gnome with Fedora being my favorite among those. Fedora has a similar philosophy but compared to Debian it has less packages so some more obscure stuff I cannot find and it’s a bit heavier/slower than Debian by default as it has more things running in the background.

                        So lately I’ve been going between running Fedora and running Debian Sid which has latest Gnome but there’s theoretically a higher risk of breakage which is always on the back of my mind as I’m a relative newbie and unsure if I could fix it.

                        All in all, if there was an official Gnome OS distro run by the community and with a strong focus on free software philosophy I would most probably run that one :)

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                          Elementary OS and KDE Neon sound close to what you desire, except for the wrong desktop environments!

                          maveonair pointed out Solus Linux which uses Budgie, a DE based on Gnome. Not sure if that’s something you’re interested in trying.

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                            thanks for sharing!

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                              There is a Solus Gnome flavor available which gets a lot of love from the Solus Team too: https://getsol.us/download/!

                              Please check it out and if you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out to the community forum here: https://discuss.getsol.us/

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                                thanks, I’ll take a look!

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                          For many years I used different kind of Macbooks but switched a year ago to a Workstation / Portable Notebook Setup:

                          Workstation: Self-built PC because I get great performance for the money. On that machine I am running Solus (https://getsol.us/home/) which claims to be an operating system that is designed for home computing. Before that I used many different Linux distributions over the years such as Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Manjaro and once even Gentoo :).

                          Portable Notebook: I always come back to an Macbook, and I tried many times other alternatives. At this moment I have a Macbook Air 2019.

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                            Have you checked out https://sourcehut.org/? They offer CI services for different Linux and BSD flavors.

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                              Thanks, this one seems to be a good candidate, and I didn’t spot it. Do you have experience with it?

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                                The author of sourcehut is a lobster.

                                While I don’t yet have experience with it, my reading of its docs makes me want to try.

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                                  I played with it and I had a good impression. But I plan to use it for one of mine side projects to get more experience :)!

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                                    I like it – it’s like GitLab CI (in terms of simple config through a .build.yml file). One of the killer features (for me) is it allows you to ssh onto the build server if it fails to debug what went wrong. This feature seriously reduces the number of wasted cycles tweaking ci config to dump more debug for a rebuild.

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                                  They even work in Safari 9 ;)