78 linux distributions without systemd listed on Distrowatch

22 Feb 2020

As distrowatch information is not considered very reliable, listing systems as utilizing systemd that don’t and vise versa, we no longer will be publishing this or trying to keep it current.  It has become too confusing.  There will soon be a “Linux ONLY” list published that will be more inclusive and exclusive than this and this list will be removed.  It is now here March 2020

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Artix and Devuan linux in Greek

A new project for users who prefer Greek language that follows the progress of this blog now exists.  It is named after Hellenic Linux as hellinux

It may be of little value and interest as the vast majority who speak Greek in the computing world are fluent in English as well, as a community to promote linux use and especially free of systemd it may be an important meeting place.

http://hellinux.wordpress.com

While on Devuan do as Dev1ers do

A great aspect of Devuan is its inherent stability and resistance to security bugs that become well well known throught the linux community way before they reach even the testing part of the distribution.  In this respect Devuan is one up on security even from the mothership, Debian, as Jessie is still stable on Devuan.  So between 2-3 months in lag it is even more secure than Debian.  When a security bug appears and a fix is produced it flows down to stable and in the future old-stable, in a matter of hours of updating the mirrors.  When testing (ascii) becomes stable (the parallel of Stretch) which might only be a few weeks from now, and for about the next couple of years this will be the true Devuan, Devuan 2.  Jessie will still have at least 3 more years of support. Continue reading