Day 1 to 7 of #LFS - Attempt 2.5
My previous attempt to LFS went for 12 days. I was going for a 32Bit build, built on a true 32bit Intel CPU. Laptop I was using is from 2007. I had many issues with files probably caused by file corruption, after all it has a ~11 years old HDD. Let it die in peace.
I started building LFS from scratch for 64bit using my daily driver laptop. This week is spent doing the same thing (building toolchain) for a 64bit AMD CPU.
Started #linuxfromscratch on 1st June 2019
Day 1 of #linuxfromscratch
1. Got a laptop (Pentium CPU + 1GiB RAM)
2. Installed Manjaro Xfce 32bit to use as Host OS (that thing is using around 240MiB RAM at idle)
3. UPDATE & UPGRADE
4. Download LFS 8.4 Stable book.
5. Get necessary development packages on Host OS
6. Setting up environment variables
Stopped at page 16 - Chapter 2.6
Spent around 3 hours
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@craigmaloney it's a hill I'll die on. Every site should be printable without useless navigation, ads and other junk, no white text etc. It's a UX and a11y issue not enough people care about
I freaking love the people who built Grub Customizer GUI. You saved my system multiple times.
I am working on a #linuxfromscratch projects and it is very close to end. 1 of the final step is to configure Grub to boot into LFS system.
I accidentally overwrote the boot entry of my daily driver system. A quick boot into bootable USB I had in hand for rescue was a great idea.
So I have been favouriting songs and musics I like on Yandex Music then downloading them to listen offline.
Problem is that all those musics are locked with DRM.
Unfortunately most are missing from #bandcamp so I need alternatives for purchasing DRM free song.
I will try Amazon and Google Music. Is it possible to purchase a music on iTunes and use outside of iTunes?
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Day 14 & 15 of #LFS - Continue, Backup, End chapter 6
I am happy to say that chapter 6 finished. That means I currently have a not bootable LFS system.
Chapter 6 was all about compiling the libraries and binaries that make a part of the operating system. Next captures will be about configuring I assume.
I knew that operating system was not a single software but a collection of many tiny programs but I never thought it would be that much involved. OS is not a 1 man's job.
Update for day 12 & 13 of #LFS
I used Ubuntu in the past just like almost every linux newbie. Ubuntu uses systemd. So I thought I should go for systemd for my LFS setup. And I did. But I also heard that systemd is probably the most bloated/sluggish daemon manager for Linux distros.
Did I made a mistake with going systemd? I am still compiling and didn't install it yet.
Should I switch to something else?
Day 12 & 13 of #LFS - Compile or compile not, no try there is
So, I have been compiling and testing package from chapter 6. I am very close to end.
Currently compiling Vim but I am looking for alternatives. Nano most definitely will be 1 of them.
I came across a joke about Ed editor before but I thought it was just a joke. Now I found a guide to compile it for LFS. Is it real or another joke?
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