The sad state of sysadmin in the age of containers

The sad state of sysadmin in the age of containers

Back then, years ago, Linux distributions were trying to provide you with a safe operating system. With signed packages, built from a web of trust. Some even work on reproducible builds.

But then, everything got Windows-ized. “Apps” were the rage, which you download and run, without being concerned about security, or the ability to upgrade the application to the next version. Because “you only live once”. (via Hacker News)