Hey, folks, I’m looking at moving a server over to use Slackware, but I have some packages I’ll need to build myself (which I assume is pretty common).

Is slackpkg+ the go-to for installing from private repos? Or should I be looking at something else?

Just built a EFI image combining the kernel and initrd, which I then signed for verification by my TPM, because

That takes care of pretty much the last compromise I had made since migrating this laptop away from

Going through a bit of a distro-hopping phase, as I've (inevitably?) become annoyed enough systemd to not want to use anymore.

Stuck with the question of whether I'm currently using as opposed to something like because of some hipster instinct, or if I'm genuinely tired of the rolling-distro experience too.


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