Linked by Nathan Mace on Thu 31st Jan 2002 18:45 UTC
FreeBSD By now, anyone who is even remotely related to an IT-type position has heard about Linux, and has most likely used it, if only to see what all the hype is about. However, GNU/Linux is not the only "free" Unix type OS available. FreeBSD and its cousins, NetBSD and OpenBSD are all offshoots of BSD UNIX, a commercial UNIX also known as Berkeley Software Distribution. This article will help you learn more about FreeBSD, its differences from Linux, and it will ease a potential migration process.
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by Ivan V on Thu 31st Jan 2002 21:40 UTC

>The FreeBSD folks are reactionary, and a little snobbish. Linux has exploded in >popularity, in good part because of the openness and approachability of its >maintainers.

This could be said only by a person that has never had any contact with the developers of *BSD. And about the nifty, shiny _useless_ features, just an example: when did NetBSD got USB2 support? and when did linux?