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Old 10th November 2009
wimwauters wimwauters is offline
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Originally Posted by J65nko View Post
I have been running -current for a couple of years.

Because of the of the volatility, mentioned by Ocicat, I use multiple desktop machines. If a newer snapshot or binary packages do not work correctly, I still have another desktop machine I can fall back on.
Same goes for stable: sometimes there's cosmetic bugs, or with the ACPI changes about a year ago, it installs but won't run on specific combos of motherboards and RAID cards.

Originally Posted by J65nko View Post
This is what I call RAIC (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Computers)
Excellent :-)

Using opensource apps, one finds it a lot easier to move personal settings and data around. Firefox is ace in this: by copying the profile around, you even carry all your plugins/addons and of course all cookies and passwords
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