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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by Tyr on Tue 3rd May 2005 10:47 UTC

Congrats to the pc-bsd team. They seem to have gotten a lot of things right. I especially like the fact they chose 1 desktop environment and went with that exclusively (although I'm a gtk/gnome/xfce man myself).
Also the package installer should be great for non power-users, although I would like to see the size of these packages that include all libraries with them ( & are they statically compiled?)