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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Hi !
First I want to say that this article is very great. Please more !!!
I have a look at FBSD since the late 3.x versions. I`m using Linux (Debian & SuSE).
The most nice things of FBSD is in my own opinion the speed, stability and topicality (apps) of FBSD.
But a little bit more comfort would be nice. Without spending time for additional configuration a useful shell prompt and dircolors like in Debian and SuSE woult be great. Ok, that are small things but things which make computerwork a little bit more pleasing. Also I couln`t find some graphical tools configurating my FBSD-System and handle my apps such as SuSEs yast2 or gnome-apt. (I just think at the graphical Layout and its features of yast2. Not the underlaying code !!!!).
An graphical Installer (alternatively) to the curses version would be nice too. I think the curses base Installer really good but a OS in The year 2003 shoud offer a graphical option.

Yes I no that these Points are not the core targets of developing FBSD. Working with Computers shoul make fun too. In Germany we have a Sentence which means "The eye is eating
too". If you no what I mean. Beside all Features and technical questions we should not forget a sensible portion of user-friendliness.