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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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by Good Grief on Tue 29th Apr 2003 17:50 UTC

About FreeBSD (and other BSD) 'distros':

PicoBSD: http://people.freebsd.org/~picobsd/picobsd.html
EmBSD: http://www.embsd.org/ (page down -- alternate?)
ClosedBSD: http://www.closedbsd.org/
TrustedBSD: http://www.trustedbsd.org/
MicroBSD is no longer with us (RIP). There may be others.

Dan Langille: If that's a long read, does it mean most osnews articles are just one or two paragraphs?

There's some little green text under the article that says "Read More". Click on that. Once you're done reading the ensuing page, there's some more little green text at the bottom. Bis, ad infinitum.

Quag7: If you live in the United States and are familiar with the US, think of FreeBSD as Canada, from a user's perspective. A little different, but easily navigable (I may have just bothered some Canadians - my bad).

No insult here, except from residents of Toronto and Alberta -- who might only be insulted because they're so Americanised ;) And I guess this means that OpenBSD is like Québec! (before anyone thinks I'm being derogatory: I'm French-Canadian, and also an OpenBSD user).