It’s been nagging me for a while. I knew that it would happen at some point. I read the blogs, the reviews, the flames. The future of PID1 is here.
I’ve been putting this off for a while, udev-200 was the first visible change. I practiced the upgrade a few times, so I was ready when it stabilised. Replace all instances of eth0 with enpXsY. It seemed harmless enough. For my generic images, adding dhcpcd to the default runlevel, and not creating the net.* specific scripts tends to do well. Hostnames (dhcp/dns coupling) are a bit erratic but some tweaks to the runlevel order fixes those.
This is something a bit more invasive. I can’t upgrade this easily. Continue reading
Dear present and future me, friends and visitors. Unicodifiying your computers is not a hard thing to do. If you use Python3, then the str type is unicode. In Python2, you need to use the built-in type unicode. Continue reading