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Re: Virtualize a Debian system within Manjaro

Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> > 
> > There is an office where the standard desktop OS is Manjaro (a
> > clone of Arch Linux). There is not much choice actually.
> > 
> > I don't very much like Manjaro's packaging system and its lack of many
> > essential packages in binary format. When I need something as simple as
> > codesearch or apg or dateutils, it tries to compile them.
> > 
> > Willing to run a Debian instance within Manjaro, what's my best choice? 
> > 
> > The easiest thing that comes to mind is installing VirtualBox in
> > Manjaro, but are there less resource-intensive and GUI-dependent
> > options? Maybe some kind of chroot or container?
> 'systemd-nspawn'. You can use 'debootstrap' to create the Debian chroot, 
> it was explicitly created to run also on other distributions (it's 
> written in shell).

Thanks you, I'll definitely look into that. It that it?

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49@fidonet http://vas.tomsk.ru/

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