Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Oct 2007 20:49 UTC, submitted by Flatland_Spider
PC-BSD Jan Stedehouder has used PC-BSD for thirty days to see what living with it is like. On day thirty, he concludes: "Does PC-BSD have the potential to be a serious contender for the open source desktop? I answered that question with a yes, because the potential is there. The solid FreeBSD roots, the very strong and very accessible information, the friendly and mature community and the PBI system provide the foundations for that potential. I don't think it is ready now and I couldn't recommend it yet to someone in the early stages of moving away from Windows to an open source desktop. But I do think that the PC-BSD team has the right target audience in mind and is building an system and a support system that addresses it's needs."
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RE[2]: Package Management
by Oliver on Sat 6th Oct 2007 13:36 UTC in reply to "RE: Package Management"
Oliver
Member since:
2006-07-15

>I don't care about vulnerabilities

Mmh, strange? Why not just use Windows?

>If you ask me its just paranoia.

No it's knowledge. And to some extent this is part of the problem with Windows. People don't know anything, but they want to use everything.

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RE[3]: Package Management
by pandronic on Sat 6th Oct 2007 15:05 in reply to "RE[2]: Package Management"
pandronic Member since:
2006-05-18

Mmh, strange? Why not just use Windows?

Well, *shocker* I'm using it almost exclusively, but I'd like to see a free viable alternative.

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RE[4]: Package Management
by sbergman27 on Sat 6th Oct 2007 15:08 in reply to "RE[3]: Package Management"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

"""

"Why not just use Windows?"

Well, *shocker* I'm using it almost exclusively, but I'd like to see a free viable alternative.

"""

Windows eats your BRANE. ;-)

Edit: What can I say? It's Saturday morning. Slow news day. :-)

Edited 2007-10-06 15:12

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