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Unfortunately for me, it's getting harder and harder to find decent twin-edged safety razor blades these days. There was a little Korean beauty supply store in the same shopping center where I but groceries, cigs, lottery tickets, etc. The young lady there stocked a brand of blades called "Dorco". They were made in Korea and were of excellent quality. I could shave with one blade for over a month before it would start getting dull. She sold the 10-packs for $1 and change. Sadly, that little shop closed last summer.
This thread revival here reminds me that I should search for the Dorco blades online...
COOL! I can buy 100 of the Dorco blades on eBay for $11.99 (12¢ a blade - not bad) w/ free shipping. As soon as I can afford that, I will order it.
Heh! That would be about 9+ years' worth of blades for me.
Looking at the source code of your original (before I edited) sig line data, I did see the Imgur link for your pic. Here it is here....
Don't worry about it, though, because I have that sig pic served on my Imgur account at this time. All's well.
9 of The Best Linux Distros in 2020
Customization: Arch Linux
"Arch Linux has grown to become one of the leading Linux distros since its launch back in 2002. The distro is very minimal in its default state, but offers an unbridled level of customization for the more experienced user.
There’s no default desktop environment, so you can choose or create one that’s best suited to your personal tastes and the power of your PC. The minimum requirements of Arch Linux are a modest 512MB RAM and an x64 CPU.
It’s not the simplest of Linux distros to get your head around, given how much it leaves in the user’s hands to figure, but the documentation is very good, and the sporadic nature of new releases means your custom-tweaked desktop environment won’t deprecate quickly.
For more in-depth details on this great distro, check out our Arch Linux review."
Simplicity: MX Linux
"Describing itself as a “midweight” Linux distro, MX Linux runs like a dream even on lower-end PCs, and its fairly minimal starting setup makes it a favorite among developers. Yes, its default XFCE desktop environment may look a little dated next to more renowned distros like Ubuntu, but there’s something to be said for keeping things simple.
The important stuff is never more than a couple of clicks away in MX Linux. The taskbar brings up a menu of MX Tools, which includes crucial things like PC maintenance and setup options for your system sound and keyboard.
The base installation of MX Linux includes a solid bunch of packages that include Firefox, VLC, LibreOffice and GIMP, and you can of course get more through the Synaptic Package Manager, which will point you to the package repositories for MX Linux.
If you want to know more about what we think of this great distro, check out our MX Linux review."
Always nice to see intelligent articles and this one tops the lot as it has my fave os at the top spot and my second fave os in second place. Well done that writer. 😋
An the best of it is he did not need a crystal ball as there is no doubt that both distros will still be in their respective positions at the end of 2020 too 🤣