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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RE[2]: Panic mode
by antik on Tue 10th Oct 2006 19:26 UTC in reply to "RE: Panic mode"
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We can fork code any time and start new project based on that. But we won't do it, because it would be stupid to make "yetanotherlin...err..unix distro". Half assed solutions is for Linux community, we need more professional developers and commercial support. BSD license gives us more freedom than you can imagine. Stop spreading MS like FUD about GPL is best thing happened to manking after sliced bread.

I am a PC-BSD developer and quality manager and I am not working for iXsystems Inc. and even not for PC-BSD Software LLC. I do my own business and recommend to stay others with their own.

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