Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Apr 2009 15:43 UTC, submitted by Alexander Yerenkow
PC-BSD PC-BSD, the desktop-oriented FreeBSD variant, has released version 7.1, dubbed Galileo. In case you don't know, PC-BSD is a FreeBSD distribution with lots of customisations focussed on the desktop user. Its most defining features is the Push Button Installer, a self-contained package format with handy installers/uninstallers. PC-BSD 7.1 comes loaded with changes and updates.
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RE: Comment by Stephen!
by DrillSgt on Fri 10th Apr 2009 17:36 UTC in reply to "Comment by Stephen!"
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"and using PBIs to install apps is pure genius, succeeding where Linux fails.”

Criticising Linux seems rather arrogant of them.


Constructive criticism is always a good thing. That is not actually arrogant, but a statement of fact. To be fair Linux *has* come a long way, however it still has ways to go. PBI's work the way a software installer should work.

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