Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Oct 2006 19:43 UTC, submitted by Charles A Landemaine
PC-BSD After the flood of Fedora Core 6 and Ubuntu 6.10 reviews, here is a review of PC-BSD 1.3 Beta. "PC-BSD has improved quite a bit and the use of its open-source PBI packaging system is a great idea. Although it obviously means there might be a minor delay in newly released products being ported over to the PBI package system, novice users will rejoice because the wait is well worth it. PC-BSD is a well oiled machine with its quick response times, even if you don't have that much memory in your system. Its implementation of a clean interface is welcomed by me and not having a 3D enabled desktop is not something I really would worry about unless you are an eye-candy lover."
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RE[5]: still no easy drivers
by Joe User on Tue 31st Oct 2006 18:32 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: still no easy drivers"
Joe User
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2005-06-29

Ever wondered why all video web sites (Google Video, YouTube, BlueMontain, etc...) use Flash instead of MPEG? Because Flash is present on every computer. Period.

MPEG doesn't work on every computer, especially Linux (default installation without codecs). For Linux, if you don't want to use Flash, you need to use .ogg but then it doesn't work in 99% of Windows computers because users don't have the free .ogg codec installed.

So the best solution is Flash for online video.

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