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Hey, I’m Peter,

I’m 26 years old and I live in Germany.
I’ve been interested in computers since I was a kid. I think most of my time was spent playing games.
My interest to Linux has started in 2018. There I still dual booted Linux with Windows and used it mainly to learn something new.

In 2019 I quit my job as an industrial mechanic and started a further education to become an environmental protection technician.
There I had to do a project work in the second year and decided to do air/environmental quality sensor. This has measured air data, such as CO2, particulate matter, humidity. The whole thing was built with a Raspberry Pi and an Enviro sensor. Also I made an interface using Grafana and Prometheus, which could be viewed via a web server. The measured data were entered there.
In the same year I also started to host my own server, which included a Nextcloud instance, mail server, Bitwarden, … …

In 2020 and 2021 I tested and participated with Hamad and his cacULE scheduler. When we read about the RFC regarding x86-64-v3 optimized packages, we thought that we should make an optimized Linux system. The name “CachyOS” originally came from the “Cachy” scheduler, which was the old name of the cacULE scheduler.
Since I was already quite a fan of Arch Linux at that time, we decided to base CachyOS on ArchLinux.
Initially Hamad made the installer, this was a CLI installer based on Archinstall.
After Hamad, the cacULE maintainer didn’t fall into a depression, he stopped working on the project, fortunately I met @vnepogodin before and he started working more and more on the project.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask

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Are you still in the process of becoming an environmental protection technician?

Hi Okana,

I made my environmental protection technician done, but then made lateral entry into the automotive / android devices business and working now as a contractor at really big company.

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That is great to read.
How does your jobby job harmonize with your Cachyos work?

Actually quite good, even though it is sometimes exhausting and long days, but generally its doing well.

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Hi Peter,
i’m new to CachyOS, so far so good, really enjoyed the simplicity and the performance and i dished other distros and used it into my main machine.
Nothing to say, just wanted to thank you and the team for this awesome work.
One question, beside being a fan of arch linux and linux in general, what will keep you doing and maintaining this distro in short term and long term?