Okay, I have to admit that despite the many attempts by new distributions to dethrone Gentoo as my favorite Linux distribution (liveCDs aside) no one has yet succeeded. On that note though my laptop is starting to age. Compiling is starting to take longer and longer and now its getting to the point where its to long. The hardware just can’t keep up the way it used to be able to. Perhaps my desktop which is roughly twice as fast has spoiled, I don’t know. Either way I’ve booted Gentoo from my laptop and installed Arch once again.
Now when it comes to Arch Linux I’ve done my fair share of complaining but when it comes down to it Arch is still the best distribution out there on the binary side of things. The installation of Arch, as usual, had a crappy start but ended good enough. I always seem to have problems. It doesn’t matter what distribution I choose. I orginally was going to go with Xubuntu. Well I couldn’t get it boot. Trust me I’ve had boot problems before. I disabled everything under the sun in a myriad of combinations. It just wouldn’t do it. Kept freezing on something I couldn’t prevent from starting. Don’t ask me what I don’t remember. After that the install went as it should. A quick update through pacman put me exactly where I want to be. Welcome me to binary world fellows, I’m home!
Enjoy the Penguins!