Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 26th Jan 2007 14:57 UTC, submitted by iangibson
PC-BSD PC-BSD 1.3 was released on New Year's Eve. Dru Lavigne interviewed Kris Moore, Andrei Kolu, and Charles Landemaine of the PC-BSD release engineering team regarding the new release and their involvement within the PC-BSD community.
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a perfectly fine unix-like os
by trivas7 on Fri 26th Jan 2007 22:12 UTC
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Any problems I've had w/ PC-BSD comes from being spoiled on Linux eyecandy, but after tweaking fonts to make Emacs legible and reading Ch.5 of the FreeBSD manual on X Windows to make fonts shine, I feel as close as I can to Linux' roots in unix.

Yes, there's a slight learning curve and no, not everything works as in Linux (flash, e.g.) but I love ports, love the simplicity -- Arch Linux and Frugalware share the same philosophy.

Kudos to the developers on an outstanding job of making FreeBSD accessible to everyone.

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