Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 21st Jan 2006 19:18 UTC
PC-BSD The second release candidate of PC-BSD 1.0 has been released. From the announcement: "The latest cut of PC-BSD, version 1.0RC2 is now available! This update adds KDE 3.5 support, as well as some additional features/bugfixes. ISO's may now be downloaded from our main download page. Users currently running under PC-BSD 1.0RC1 can also download a self-installing system update, which upgrades the system to 1.0RC2. This file is available on our Updates page, as Patch #6."
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RE: Do they have...
by the_trapper on Sun 22nd Jan 2006 00:13 UTC in reply to "Do they have..."
the_trapper
Member since:
2005-07-07

You mean tab completion on Linux as in bash?

Yes FreeBSD supports it, but not by default.
You can install several shells that support tab completion on FreeBSD, the most popular of these are bash, tcsh, and zsh.

To install bash on FreeBSD, type pkg_add -r bash as root.

Hope this helps. Give FreeBSD a try, you'll probably like it, and if you don't, what do have to lose?

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RE[2]: Do they have...
by eMagius on Sun 22nd Jan 2006 00:54 in reply to "RE: Do they have..."
eMagius Member since:
2005-07-06

You needn't install any additional software to enable tab-completion. Just set autocomplete and you're done (you'll probably want that line in your .cshrc so you don't have to type it in all the time).

Heck, tcsh had tab completion long before Linus ever even touched a computer or RMS began to pen his manifesto.

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RE[3]: Do they have...
by thebluesgnr on Sun 22nd Jan 2006 01:56 in reply to "RE[2]: Do they have..."
thebluesgnr Member since:
2005-11-14

You also need to set csh as the default shell for non-root users.

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