Just ran wipefs on my previous openbsd install. Giving arch another go after streaming all of Luke Smiths videos. And now after the installation I am running larbs.sh from larbs.xyz/ - excited!

@iah I've watched a couple of his videos, and it always makes me want to fire up Arch.

@mike have you tried larbs.sh? It just finished over here. And its beautiful.

@iah It's just been a matter of time really. That and I didn't want to compromise my main system, but I recently got myself a Thinkpad, so that isn't a concern anymore. Maybe it's time I made the move!

@mike @iah As a close to 9 year old Arch user I must say it's very reliable, to the point it tends to get boring.


@mike @iah
It is, until you run pacman -Su 😉
Years ago, I had been Arch user for five years until I finally realized that I was too old for this crap. It was really funny for example, when /usr/bin/python was changed to Python3 without any good reason and maintainers didn't give a damn that there was tons of programs which expected Python2 there.
But maybe today something has changed for the better though.

@VikingKong @mike @iah It's a rolling release and there's no one forbidding you to have both version 2 and 3 at the same time. :)



@mike @iah
Arch like any other distribution had both versions at the same time long before this change. The problem was that they changed the standard path and any piece of software expected Python2 there got Python3 instead which broke things significantly.

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