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Re: Beginning of the End for Wheezy [sigh!]

On Sun, 17 Apr 2016, Paul Trevethan wrote:

> On Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:27:17 -0700
> Patrick Bartek <nemommxiv@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Much to my regret (and others, too, I'm sure), yesterday, on 15
> > April 2016, the beginning of the end began for Wheezy. Google, as
> > announced months ago, finally ceased support for its browser on
> > Wheezy.  I double checked just to be sure, and in the course of
> > that check also discovered "official" Debian support for Wheezy
> > will cease in a little over a week on 26 April 2016 -- just 3 years
> > after its release.  However, it will automatically enter LTS until
> > 2018 at which time all support ceases and EOL "officially" occurs. 
> > 
> > Well, at least I have time to look for an alternative. Maybe, Devuan
> > will be viable by then, but I doubt it.  Or Debian will offer a
> > choice of inits as a standard option during installs on future
> > releases, but I very much doubt it.
> > 
> > B
> > 
> If you want a rock solid Debian based system with no systemd - check
> out Antix distribution.

I've heard good things about AntiX.   It's already on my list   I like
to build my system from a terminal install up using only a window
manager to keep things light. No fancy desktop environment needed for

Thanks for the recommendation. 


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