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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I personnaly avoid anything Linux ...
by Steve on Fri 1st Feb 2002 00:18 UTC

> Linux has the hype and attracts many trollish kids, while
> FreeBSD has interesting and intelligent people in it. Not
> that Linux does not have may intelligent people (it does!),
> but the jerks and trolls are so many, that outnumber the
> good population in the Linux world. And that's sad.

Exactly my opinion. I avoid like hell anything Linux, since a big amount of the Linux community are just a bunch jerks totally close minded (note that I didn't generalize: I know a *lot* of great people amongst Linux ranks). So if I really want a good time in a community, I'm currently having a real good time in the BeOS one (now the OpenBeOS). And I'll surely try to know more about FreeBSD, because I never, from these people, get flamed just because I wrote something like "I appreciate Windows for some aspects..."