opensource.com: After several years of astounding success, the company was forced to restructure after the tabletop gaming market bottomed out.
Yesterday my Wifi router broke, so I would have been out of luck till about midday tomorrow when my ISP could drop off a new router (they have a shitty custom firmware that you 'need' in order to connect).
Annoyed, I started poking through the network settings on my laptop. It's a work one, so it's running Kali Linux which is a custom version of Debian. I discovered that you could create a new DSL connection, and I could just enter my ISP username and password and connect directly to the network without needing a router.
I don't think I've ever seen an OS with that feature before, and if I have then it was probably hidden somewhere deep in the settings. This is an awesome feature, and if anyone has a router break like mine this is a great way to fix it temporarily.submitted by roomzinchina
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Browsing /r/linux yesterday I came across that link. It had ~30 points, with 81% positive votes share. After refreshing the "hot" page I found out that it disappeared.
I wrote a message to the user who posted it -- he answered that he didn't remove it. Then I wrote to the mods, however they haven't answered me.submitted by rotek
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LinuxUser: Create a custom build of the Gentoo distro from the ground up, to suit your preferences and even speed up your system
There's been a lot of critical commentary on systemd from /r/Linux recently, with feedback along the lines that it solves problems for developers and distro maintainers and that's why it is getting adopted. But what about users? Don't we have reasons to want systemd?
So, what do you as a user love about systemd?
(Inspired by the post things that systemd gets right from a year ago.)submitted by bubblyjuggly
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