Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 29th Jan 2008 23:10 UTC, submitted by
FreeBSD "In December 2003, I wrote a script for remotely upgrading a linux system to FreeBSD. I gave it a catchy name ('Depenguinator', inspired by the 'Antichickenator' in Baldur's Gate), announced it on a FreeBSD mailing list and on Slashdot, and before long it was famous. Unfortunately, it didn't take long for changes in the layout of FreeBSD releases to make the Depenguination script stop working; so for the past three years I have been receiving emails asking me to update it to work with newer FreeBSD releases." And now it's back.
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by nullpt on Wed 30th Jan 2008 12:26 UTC
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Basically this piece of software is very useful when your ISP doesn't install freebsd or charges you extra to get someone to install freebsd on your server. Or simply when some friend asks you to exorcise some tuxie at his place and you don't want to get your geek butt out of home.


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