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Running a self-build kernel on a modern machine includes using a UI akin time-travel to the days I first used a (Z80 based Xerox) computer.

And a little cursing followed by turning off "boot a Microsoft OS" inside UEFI BIOS (only after switching to systemd-bootloader).

It's been a timeconsuming "hobby" to re-learn on current Linux to complete tasks that were trivial once.

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Goal: Make idf.social a viable and valuable social space for anyone working in Information Retrieval and related scientific research.

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