January 10, 2007
ArchLinux, The Distro I wish I had found sooner.
USALUG writes "If you have been running Linux for more than a year or two, and haven't tried ArchLinux, you don't know what your missing. I speak from experience, I had been running Linux for years, and had not tried ArchLinux yet either. Those of you familiar with these forums, know that I've ran more than a few distros. I've been running Linux for some time, and while I don't claim to be any sort of expert, years of experience in installing different versions of Linux tend to give one a fairly good perspective (and sometimes a splitting headache) on WHAT we want in a distro. It took a lot of prodding and nagging on the part of a fellow Linux enthusiast to finally get me to install it. Believe it or not, I actually just installed it to shut him up. I just kept thinking that his fanboy attitude towards ArchLinux was so misplaced, but he wouldn't quit annoying me until I actually tried it. So I finally relented, I just couldn't take the PM's, emails, and sooo many other forms of nagging anymore..."