Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Jul 2006 19:19 UTC
PC-BSD PC-BSD 1.2 has been released. "PC-BSD software is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PC-BSD 1.2 for x86 based processors. PC-BSD 1.2 now utilizes the FreeBSD advanced ULE scheduler and is compiled with optimizations for 686 processors (all support for 386, 486 and 586 microcode is disabled in kernel). This release of PC-BSD ushers in a new era of stability and simplicity for desktop operating systems based on UNIX, making it a solid release for home and business usage."
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RE: Replacement
by orfanum on Sat 15th Jul 2006 07:08 UTC in reply to "Replacement"
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Hmm, but perhaps not too long before *BSD replaces Linux...;-)

Seriously, just as I was beginning to give up on any *nix-like free OS for my computing needs, along comes PC-BSD. For my part, all I can say is that it represents the same shot in the arm for this interested but not particularly technical or time-rich user that Knoppix in its own way did.

Gee, am I turning into a fanboy...

(Please note playfulness of tone and plain enjoyment of said software without actually huge amounts of Schadenfreude re: Linux)

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