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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linuxens and bsdians
by granpa junior on Fri 1st Feb 2002 18:09 UTC

many linus torvalds' worshippers would yell, "man, i hate all about windoze,the gui,the logo,the icon,bla,bla,bla...". and then most of freebsd's ass kisser would definitely preach this one,"hmmm, u know what, freebsd is the nearest-unix-like os we ever seen, and we like to keep it that way...". well pal, being a micro$oft hater or unix purist doesn't do any good. linux and freebsd are stable and powerful, but how the hell can we make them powerful, if the user interface are so goddamn complicated ? recompile the kernel just to make sound cards functional, have to edit many .conf files in /etc just to mount cdroms and another hdds,installing apps with those messy rpms and ports, blablabla. windoze controls the world, that's because of its easy damn user interface. even a stupid ass like me can install windows 98 and its apps as easy as having a pee. so linuxen and bsdians, why don't ya just share each other's knowledge,'steal' some micro$oft's gui, and share your powerful and stable os to many more users like me ?