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My first computer was a Radio Shack Color Computer 3 - 6809-based, running OS-9 Level II. It could run 32 processes at once, due to bank-switching a whole 1 Meg of memory.

After that, I got an AT&T 3b2, also known as a Convergent Safari. This was a Motorola 68010-based desktop.

Then, I graduated to a NeXT black&white "slab". I bought a used SPARCStation IPC in 1995, and put NetBSD 0.9 on it. I ran NetBSD on the IPC and a SPARCStation 10 until 2002.

I've been using Linux since 1997, starting with a DEC Alpha-based UDB, and downgrading to a x86 PC in 2002.

I run Arch linux, on my server and my laptop.


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answered Why is using a shell loop to process text considered bad practice?
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answered What does 'stat' mean in this sentence?
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answered Is it possible to see remotely what physical display is showing on linux machine without X?
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answered What's the most effective way to detect nmap scans?
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comment How to use all the inodes
Perhaps some test condition needs to find that it can't create a file. I know I've hit full-disk conditions in production and discovered that the code didn't handle them correctly. Situations like that are really hard to test.
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answered getting an error in aireplay-ng in kali linux
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29
comment sort not working for similar entries
Check that your sort invocations have the same locale. See: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/12942/…
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revised Delaying kernel upgrades on Arch Linux
fix typo: linx -> linux
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comment Delaying kernel upgrades on Arch Linux
@muru - see updated answer.
Oct
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revised Delaying kernel upgrades on Arch Linux
Add stuff about how to get this to happen at shutdown.
Oct
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answered Delaying kernel upgrades on Arch Linux
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comment Why different behaviour of trapping EXIT vs INT
For what it's worth, I see this same behavior on Arch linux, 64 bit, bash 4.3.30(1)-release
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answered Why distros don't have a unique version which continously provide updates?
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answered Arch Linux: Should I keep the dhcpd service if I'm using connman?
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answered The vim navigation sweet spot, medium-distance jumps
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comment Switch to TWM in Fedora 20
Bravo! twm is still a fast, lightweight window manager with interesting concepts incorporated. Be sure to investigate doing your own menus, and modifying what mouseclicks on the background can do.
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comment What is the purpose of xeyes?
I agree with Jimmij on this question.