Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Oct 2006 15:14 UTC, submitted by Charles A Landemaine
PC-BSD "iXsystems, an enterprise-class hardware solution provider, announced today its acquisition of PC-BSD, a rock solid UNIX operating system based on FreeBSD. PC-BSD is a fully functional desktop operating system running FreeBSD version 6, with a KDE desktop interface and graphical system installer. Its PBI system, developed exclusively for PC-BSD, lets users download and install their applications in a self-extracting and installing format. iXsystems' acquisition of PC-BSD will provide funding to the PC-BSD project to increase distribution of PC-BSD and develop future versions of PC-BSD. Development is currently underway for a version of PC-BSD that will allow for easy installation and operation on servers, workstations, and laptops."
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TusharG
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2005-07-06

Sure the OS was worth notice. I have 4 OS on my Home desktop.

1. Windows 98 - for Games
2. Windows XP - for my wife
3. debian Linux - for all my computing needs
4. PC-BSD for my experiments and to know where rest of the OS are!

Well I already have started PC-BSD group on orkut, just wondering after the financial support where it will head? I hope someday ease of PC-BSD will lead other operating systems.

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