Tom Hutchinson writes
> To me open transparent governance is important which makes me quite
> interested in Debian.
I have been running that o/s pretty much since its inception. I
run the testing version both on the laptop and on my servers. I
may thus use the laptop as a testing environment. If you work
with Debian, my advice is to stick as much as you can to the
official repositories, avoiding third-party supported one like
there are, say, for mariadb or mongo, or debian-multimedia etc.
Running Debian on a laptop was courageous say 10 years ago but
these days the installation is a breeze on the laptops that I can
> Plus I see a lot of shops spending so much time setting up their
> infrastructure and keeping it running, it's not clear that they are
> actually gaining anything.
Could not agree more. Last time I looked my worst server
was up 99.2 percent of the time, now that's good enough
Thomas Krichel http://openlib.org/home/krichel