Linked by karunko on Tue 4th Jan 2011 23:06 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives It's been a long time coming, but a brand new release of VirtualBSD is out: "VirtualBSD 8.1 is a desktop ready FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE based on the Xfce 4.6 Desktop Environment and, being distributed as VMware appliance, it makes dead easy to take FreeBSD for a test drive." The best part? Not only are the most common aplications available out of the box, this is a genuine FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE, which means that if you go past the desktop you'll be dealing with The Real Thing. You can take a look at the screenshots, go to the download page or, if you're impatient, just grab the torrent file.
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RE[2]: Comment by NuxRo
by adamk on Thu 6th Jan 2011 12:30 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by NuxRo"
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Throw in an modern AMD GPU (HD5xxx and up) or install FreeBSD on an intel Ironlake machine and you'll see exactly how BSD is lagging.


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