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[3]: Comment by kaiwai
by Thom_Holwerda on Sat 11th Apr 2009 14:14 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai"
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I don't have problem with Flash per se, but more with the fact that it's such a badly coded program. My PowerMac Dual G4-450Mhz can play large QuickTime and .avi files in fullscreen, including streaming, with no issues and hickups, but a normally-sized YouTube video brings it to a screeching halt and will stutter and hickup.

That's really unacceptable. Flash is a total and utter disaster, and the coders working on it today over at Adobe should be FIRED.

For all I care, the entire world switches to a patent-encumbered uber-closed source Flash replacement written by Adolf Hitler - if it doesn't require a quad core machine just to play a stamp-sized video, I'd be happy.

Edited 2009-04-11 14:14 UTC

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