Why Arch Linux?

As with any Linux distribution there are any number of reasons to choose, my choice of Arch Linux is based on the principles as described on the Arch Linux Wiki. Those principles are as follows:

  • Simplicity
  • Modernity
  • Pragmatism
  • User centrality
  • Versatility

If you want to understand what each of those…


My history with Linux has gone from initial introduction by a friend back in the mid to late 90’s with Red Hat Linux, I’d then looked into it a bit further and heard of Slackware and Debian. From initial messing around in Red Hat I moved on to Debian and…


Entry: 125-01-15

We have arrived at Libashnokzam, our new home. I have asked Zon and Catten to begin work on digging down into the earth. They begin to dig a little north of the road and west of the river, currently frozen solid (Note to self: we will need to do something…


This series follows the story of Öntak Nam as they set forth to establish their stake on the word. Outlined here are some details about the world and the Dwarves who set out on this journey.

Version: Linux 0.43.05 (site)
Tileset: CLA
Date: 125 Granite 15


Occasionally we like to take a break from writing about the future of TV and publish thoughts from a member of the Axonista technical team.

Here’s Luke on replicating the complex cloud infrastructure that our video content platform is built on — on a cluster of Raspberry Pis.

This one’s…


I’m going to run through what is needed to get Kubernetes running on a cluster of Raspberry Pi 3 machines. Thankfully with the addition of kubeadm this has become fairly trivial. …


I made the decision a while ago that I wanted to get a mechanical keyboard, so I started to look into it and found that there is quite a lot going on in that area of keyboards.

My first stop was to search using Google and see what I could…

Luke Mallon

Full-time software engineer and father of one.

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