Linux. It’s not just for nerds anymore…but it helps to be a nerd.
While I stated in my last post that I was trying out Arch Linux, I’m about to pull the trigger on a new Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that comes with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and I think I'l that. I may wipe the drive and install Gnome Ubuntu so all the Unity cruft isn’t on the system, but that’s it. The great thing about using the Developer Edition on the XPS is that you can install any flavor of Linux you want and it won’t void the warranty from Dell.
But beyond that, I have an old 2010 Mac Mini here. It only came with 4gigs of RAM, and when it was finally updated to Sierra, there was VERY little RAM left to do anything, with the system taking up so much. To run a Plex server was painful because it would run out of memory and start hitting the swap pretty hard. So I said, screw it and wiped everything and installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS (Long Term Support). It now sits with all the...
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