Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Nov 2007 19:33 UTC, submitted by AVL_
PC-BSD "iXsystems announced today a distribution agreement with Fry's Electronics whereby all Fry's stores nationwide will carry PC-BSD Version 1.4, Da Vinci Edition. The agreement marks the first time that the PC-BSD operating system is made available for purchase at Fry's Electronics. PC-BSD is a fully functional desktop operating system based on FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE. FreeBSD is one of the most used UNIX-like operating systems in the world. It is widely renowned as the most stable and secure server operating system."
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by TLZ_ on Thu 15th Nov 2007 20:08 UTC
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I thought FreeBSD was known for being the best performance... and OpenBSD was the one with best security?

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RE: Secure?
by w00dst0ck on Thu 15th Nov 2007 20:21 in reply to "Secure?"
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It's still known as being very secure with excellent performance.

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RE: Secure?
by Oliver on Thu 15th Nov 2007 20:36 in reply to "Secure?"
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OpenBSD is a fine operating system, but with the best paranoia :-) This is of course nothing bad, but security is not an automatism. So it's up to you in the end, an operating system can deliver a proper base only.

Edited 2007-11-15 20:50

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Best performance?
by s_groening on Fri 16th Nov 2007 11:10 in reply to "Secure?"
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Actually, word has it NetBSD outperforms both ...

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RE: Best performance?
by sbergman27 on Fri 16th Nov 2007 14:28 in reply to "Best performance?"
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Actually, word has it NetBSD outperforms both ...


News flash! Benchmarks conducted by NetBSD advocate prove that NetBSD is 10% faster than FreeBSD! While similar benchmarks conducted by a FreeBSD advocate prove that FreeBSD is 80% faster than NetBSD!

Film at 11.

Edited 2007-11-16 14:34

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