Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 28th Apr 2003 15:48 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews Today we feature an in-depth interview with three members of FreeBSD's Core (Wes Peters, Greg Lehey and M. Warner Losh) and also a major FreeBSD developer (Scott Long). It is a long read, but we touch a number of hot issues, from the Java port to corporate backing, the Linux competition, the 5.x branch and how it stacks up against the other Unices, UFS2, the possible XFree86 fork, SCO and its Unix IP situation, even re-unification of the BSDs. If you are into (any) Unix, this interview is a must read.
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Re: Make it popular
by jtn on Mon 28th Apr 2003 22:22 UTC

Perhaps you missed some of the statements in the article regarding the true focus of FreeBSD? It is not the same as Linux's, i.e., an OS for the masses. The installer is suitable for those who want to use the operating system as they have probably determined that FreeBSD suits their needs. Windows XP can take more than 2 hours to get it to "work" and yet millions of users have chosen this path.