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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It's all about installing
by Anonymous on Tue 3rd May 2005 14:52 UTC

"I would second the above comment. Too many reviews here seem to desktop/install-centric and there is ofthen not enough coverage of maintainability/statibility with OSes coverage. That said its nice to see FBSD with a better gui option."

But PC-BSDs goal" is to ***make it easier to install FreeBSD***, not to create a better one. After it was installed what makes it different then any other FreeBSD? Nothing much. Note that the Package Manager and the idea of bundels are not present in the current Beta available for reviewers. This is where the meat is, once some more info will be available.