Linked by Uri Sharf on Mon 2nd May 2005 20:23 UTC
PC-BSD PC-BSD is a new FreeBSD 5.3 distribution, with a graphical installer and KDE 3.4 as its desktop. A new beta version was just released, and though I can't say I have much experience with FreeBSD, or any *BSD for that matter, I was curious enough to try it. And I'm glad I did. From a desktop user's point of view, completely oblivious to the many virtues and sound foundation of all things BSD, all I really ever wanted was an OS that is solid, easy to install and, well ... fun to work with.
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Just an opinion
by axbat on Tue 3rd May 2005 08:50 UTC

Really, not to troll..

PC-BSD FAQ, #1
"PC-BSD was created to offer both home and business desktop users a solid alternative to other systems available"

...for those who already using *BSD. And lack of software for those using "other OSes" on the other hand. Really that still remains a challenge for those looking for an alternative system.

if i'm not mistaken Linspire (or how is it now?) is kinda user-friendly Debian. anyone mentioned mass-switching to Linspire as the deviant arrived?

i'd prefer to see more user-needed applications than new incarnations of an OS. Will the problem be solved sooner or later since now? i'd like to hope

Good luck to PC-BSD anyway