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e72326780a3d63091e0bdfb345b8eb05e42d9825 — Ash 19 days ago 6966d6a
feat: start footnotes at 0

NOTE: HUGO still renders them starting at 1, gotta look at this eventually
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@@ 43,8 43,8 @@ of your particular distro.
If there is a guide or a tutorial for a certain distro, and you are running
something derived from it there is a good chance it will still be applicable.

For example Ubuntu is derived from Debian and Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu[^1].
To be clear, I am not telling anyone new to Linux to install Arch[^2], I am just
For example Ubuntu is derived from Debian and Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu[^0].
To be clear, I am not telling anyone new to Linux to install Arch[^1], I am just
trying to illustrate how most articles with distro recommendations are stupid.

The thing that distinguishes the three distros I mentioned the most is package


@@ 100,7 100,7 @@ considering and some reasons why you may want to use them.
    -   huge community
    -   lots of guides
    -   ran by the software company [Canonical](https://canonical.com/) which
        resulted in some controversies[^3]
        resulted in some controversies[^2]

-   [Linux Mint](https://linuxmint.com/)



@@ 115,7 115,7 @@ considering and some reasons why you may want to use them.

    -   based on Ubuntu
    -   easy to use
    -   allows proprietary software by default[^4]
    -   allows proprietary software by default[^3]
    -   developed by laptop/pc manufacturer [system76](https://system76.com/)

-   [Arch Linux](https://archlinux.org/)


@@ 192,7 192,7 @@ opinion) don't deserve it, so I wish to offset that by some negativity.

    -   not actually a bad distribution and it has its use cases, but too many
        people who have no idea what they are doing install it because they
        want to become cool hackers[^5] and whatnot
        want to become cool hackers[^4] and whatnot

## Update (2023-06-27):
*[link](https://{{< author git >}}/blog/commit/6989b0fee336db1a3962a941f5635daab548c674)


@@ 212,23 212,23 @@ to commit with changes*
    "community driven" for the sake of uniformity


[^1]:
[^0]:
    There is also Linux Mint Debian Edition and there have been
    considerations to make it the default, but I don't think that will happen
    unless Ubuntu fucks up really badly.

[^2]: Arch Linux is a distribution infamous for being difficult to install.
[^3]:
[^1]: Arch Linux is a distribution infamous for being difficult to install.
[^2]:
    Most notable is probably an [online search
    feature](https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/01/ubuntu-online-search-feature-disabled-16-04)
    that sent searches to and recommended items from Amazon in the application
    menu (similar to Windows opening Edge because you mistyped).

[^4]:
[^3]:
    You may consider this good or bad, but most people will probably want this,
    especially Nvidia users since the official Nvidia GPU drivers are not open
    source.

[^5]:
[^4]:
    Kali Linux is a Debian-derived distribution designed for digital forensics
    and penetration testing.