Linked by the_randymon on Fri 25th Jan 2013 09:21 UTC
Linux After about a year of work, the ArchLinux distribution now offers a variant running on the FreeBSD kernel. Says the developer, "Why would I do this? If like me, you enjoy FreeBSD and love it, but also like the philosophy behind Arch Linux, which is a fast, lightweight, optimized distro, I figured why not combine the both. Even though you could just do it on FreeBSD using the ports, not everyone wants to compile." This now puts Arch in the same category as Debian with Debian GNU/KFreeBSD, which offers a Debian userland on top of a FreeBSD kernel.
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RE[3]: Arch BSD, right?
by Laurence on Fri 25th Jan 2013 12:57 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Arch BSD, right?"
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Be glad we can tinker at all - the massive gadget/device lockdown isn't far off, I'd say.

Already happening. As of Saturday, it will be illegal to unlock phones in the US.

God bless the land of the free and inventors of the open market. <_<

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