Considering #voidlinux as next desktop OS for my Dell XPS 13 9343. Does anybody have a qualified opinion and/or experience with it?
I am looking for a rolling release cycle without systemd and void seems to fit. Desktop will be lightweight and tiling (awesomewm), the rest mainly CLI tooling.
@kungtotte Thanks for the infos! How much effort is keeping the system up to date?
I've run #arch in the past and felt it to be quite high-maintenance - with the need to upgrade all packages at least once a week and I occasional issues with dependencies breaking.
Since #void is also a rolling distro, is that similar or less tedious?
#void handles infrequent updates better than #arch, you can do it once a month only if you prefer. Updates are quick and painless, and you can set it up to download but not install any packages, so when you're ready to actually install updates you won't have to wait for downloads.
Updating once a week takes 5 minutes.
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