Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 12th May 2006 20:31 UTC, submitted by Joel Dahl
FreeBSD Linux may soon have a stronger open-source competitor on the desktop if FreeBSD's plans come to fruition. FreeBSD developer Scott Long told ZDNet UK on Thursday that the operating system, descended from the Unix derivative BSD, is "quickly approaching" feature parity with Linux. "Lots of work is going on to make FreeBSD more friendly on the desktop," Long said. "Within the year, we expect to have, or be near, parity with Linux."
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RE[3]: Not gonna happen
by antonis00 on Sat 13th May 2006 08:55 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Not gonna happen"
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"... but BSD licensing does have some plus points"

Indeed it does... if you call a plus taking advantage of someones hard work to make money and not giving anything back.

Edited 2006-05-13 08:57

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