Debian 8 "Jessie"

Debian Jessie was released on April 25 of this year, just got around to installing her.

Debian Jessie

Since 1995, some flavor of Linux has been running in my home office, assisting me in my daily tasks.

Windows might have the desktop polish from years of tweaked drivers via vendor cooperation, but you can’t touch Linux when it comes to command line utilities. No need for fancy GUI’s, a terminal window is all you really need.

After running “Jessie” in VirtualBox for a few days, I decided to install her on a real machine. The laptop chosen for this honor has a 1.6GHz processor, 2 GB of ram, and a 160 GB SATA drive, plenty of power to run a desktop environment like Gnome or KDE.

Right now I’m choosing what desktop to run. Gnome being the default has it’s merits, KDE is beautiful, Xfce has it’s minimalistic feel, and I’m going to try Enlightenment next. After 20 years I’m still a nerd in awe, kicking the tires and pressing buttons, exciting times indeed.

It’s not about the money, money, money
We don’t need your money, money, money
We just wanna make the world dance
Forget about the price tag