Open Collective
Open Collective


Updates on our activities and progress.

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Moving to GitHub Sponsors
Published on September 15, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Hi all! Thanks to your ongoing support, the project is now in a really, really solid development position. We're now selfhosting, capable of booting, and our build infra will be live in the coming days! Please check the...
Quick update on the latest progress with moss, our package manager. Ignore the download speeds as I'm using a local repository for testing. Note the "blitting" speed which is the process of creating independent filesystem roots for each ded...
Moss Overhaul
Published on September 3, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Just a quick visual update to how moss overhaul is going :)
Reworking moss
Published on August 24, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Work is happening now to make moss moar awesome and usable! This will get us off the ground quicker along with some other announcements to come Soon (TM)...
The Shopping List
Published on August 11, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Alrighty - time for another blog post! A different *kind* of blog post this time, showing how we, as a community, can make damn sure Serpent OS is a success! Spoiler: it involves build machines, people and money :P...
Published on August 8, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
New website, new forums... new spirit. We're really going for it right now and expect a quick turnaround on our build infrastructure thanks to the work on the new website (It's written in D :O)...
We have forums!!1
Published on August 6, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Hey all! Please do jump onto our shiny new forums and let me know if you run into any issues. Currently email is broken as SendGrid killed our account *yay* but I believe if your email address in your profile matches your OpenCollective one...
Summit: Progress Preview
Published on August 2, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Progress on our build infrastructure. Coming along swimmingly =)
Progress on Summit/Avalanche
Published on August 2, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Quick visual update to show how we're getting on with the new builder infra! ...
Published on July 21, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Hey all :) Thanks to my antichrist child, my main development laptop got MDK'd. I'm now developing on a machine intended for *testing* so it's a little slow going :) Please check out the fundraiser and share if you can!...
Operational Update
Published on July 16, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Simple, sweet: I've made the decision to simplify some of our architectural designs, deferring some work until down the road (cluster control for Avalanche, the bill tool, etc) so that we can make the race towards booting s...
Infrastructure Update
Published on July 10, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Well well - we've been hella busy! Infrastructure preview expected in < 2 weeks, permitting rolling builds <3 Also a huge rewrite of moss-db - our core database component, to leverage LMDB :)...
Published on June 30, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
I believe this explains everything =) Thank you to everyone who continues to support Serpent OS. You're ensuring our vision...
Packaging Automation, Next Steps
Published on June 22, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Hi all! A LOT has been happening lately and we've got some packaging automation in place, as well as very clear next steps!...
Thanks all for supporting!!
Published on June 18, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Hey all, I got a few emails this morning informing me of newly subscribed supporters. I just wanted to take a few seconds to thank everyone who has been supporting us, and to those joining us in our adventure =) If you check our Twitter pag...
RELR Enabled in Serpent OS
Published on April 11, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Read all about it, fresh off the Serpent press!
Put the pedal to the metal
Published on January 25, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Blog title says it all :) Any questions, please ask. We're going super saiyan. ...
Ah go on why not. Night hax livestream starting in 15 minutes roughly on YouTube:… In...