Snap store bugging me to close and restart software reminds me of Windows bugging me to restart. We've really come a long way in FOSS if we're now emulating the behaviours we used to make fun of.
Is there a stable distro out there without snap and systemd?
Really, every one of these things pushes me closer to BSD.
@Jessica Yes, most require a restart to run the updated binary. But there is no need to run the updated binary if the old one still works fine, and therefore no need to nag.
@Jessica Yeah, but that doesn't mean I like being treated like a fool... if I am being a fool, I can do that entirely on my own, thank you very much ;)
@jens Flatpak in Fedora is the best experience I've had with any "app store" on any platform. No nagging and it auto-updates flatpak apps when available (but this can easily be disabled). Installing an app usually takes a few seconds and is instantly usable.
I really like Arch linux for its infinite flexibility, bur Fedora is where its at if you need a linux system that Just Works®, is stable and can be upgraded easily for years and years.
@rsolva I used RH-based systems for a long time, before switching over to Debian based, and every time I take a look back, I don't like it. There's no particular reason, it just feels clunky in ways I can't easily formulate.
Just not for me.
@jameschip It's unnecessary, and eating everything. Clearly that's the TL;DR that's so condensed it's almost false, but it's not really wrong, either.
@jens by eating everything you mean it is being used to do things out of the scope it was intended for and it’s becoming a bit too much, yes?
@jameschip that, and that has turned some projects into being dependent on systemd rather than integrating with it more loosely. Systemd is effectively the antithesis to the UNIX philosophy.
A private instance for the Finkhäuser family.