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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OS of choice
by Peter on Sat 2nd Feb 2002 13:05 UTC

It is really sad that people are "bashing" each other just because of the OS they use. I believe that everybody should use what he likes at the most because that is what it is all about: choices. Everybody makes his choice for one reason or the other and for the most it is a personal choice. I personal(!) like Red Hat on my desktop but that doesn't mean that everybody should use it or that it is the best. It is just the most easy way for me personaly(!) and I'm just too lazy to learn about Debian, SuSe or Slackware. It is like using MS over so many years, you get used to all the bad things. I just started using OpenBSD and i kind of like it. Would i put it on my desktop? No, i guess not....would i put it on my server or firewall? Yes, i would. But this is only my personal(!)choice/opinion.
What i really would like to say is: be happy about all the choices. Use what you like and comfortable with. That is what it is all about.