Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 13th Jan 2007 00:12 UTC, submitted by Charles A Landemaine
PC-BSD In his 'A week with...' series, Justin has used PC-BSD 1.3 this week and is sharing his experience. In other news, the PC-BSD team unveiled a sneak peek of the new look of the software installation wizard.
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One thing is for sure...
by celt on Sat 13th Jan 2007 01:44 UTC
celt
Member since:
2005-07-06

It's better than an hour with Vista.

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RE: One thing is for sure...
by ronaldst on Sat 13th Jan 2007 02:04 in reply to "One thing is for sure..."
ronaldst Member since:
2005-06-29

*raise fist in anger* Yeah

Me goes back to playing WoW on Vista RC2. ;)

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RE[2]: One thing is for sure...
by twenex on Sun 14th Jan 2007 01:49 in reply to "RE: One thing is for sure..."
twenex Member since:
2006-04-21

Oh please. Are you trying to tell us that a Microsoft release candidate is better than UNIX software? If so, why and how do they balls it up for release?

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RE: One thing is for sure...
by abhaysahai on Sat 13th Jan 2007 07:10 in reply to "One thing is for sure..."
abhaysahai Member since:
2005-10-20

Do you gain some sadistic pleasure in bashing Microsoft?
This was an article about PC-BSD. If you want to compare PC-BSD with Vista then bring about a decent comparison- feature, usability wise. What is the fun of simply badmouthing Vista?
I am no MS loyalist. I work mostly on Ubuntu/Arch, but if something from MS is good enough, I am man enough to appritiate it.
A constructive critisism is welcome, however, immature comments like the above, demean the entire thought.

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RE[2]: One thing is for sure...
by celt on Sat 13th Jan 2007 13:57 in reply to "RE: One thing is for sure..."
celt Member since:
2005-07-06

"Do you gain some sadistic pleasure in bashing Microsoft?"

Yes!

I am forced to administer a few Windows servers at my place of employment. Out of thirty-five or so boxes, being FreeBSD, a couple are still Windows. I spend more time on two or three boxes than I do the rest of the network combined. MS costs me my freetime, my weekends and a butt-load of overtime I will never, ever get compensated for. Just last Wednesday I had to fiddle and handhold the list of "critical" patches that needed to be applied to these servers, if you could call them that. This doesn't even speak to the desktops - we have another poor sole that has that to deal with. Then I've got all the spam to deal with from spewing, compromised, MS workstations that fill the wire with horribly chatty protocols (smb).

Does it make me feel good? Yes. Is it satisfying? No, not until MS is outlawed for server use. Now I have Microsoft reps. calling daily about how/when we plan for a Vista migration? Yes, I'm angry.

I think I hear your bot-master calling.

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