PC-BSD achieved a milestone recently with the release of their first stable version, 1.0, as reported by OSNews earlier. Two members of the PC-BSD team, founder and developer, Kris Moore, and language co-ordinator and contributor Charles-Andre Landemaine, have been interviewed for this release.
Interview: Kris Moore, Charles-Andre Landemaine of PC-BSD
Submitted by GeekyBodhi 2006-05-09 PC-BSD 5 Comments
Pretty Installer: CHECK!
Pretty Icons: CHECK!
KDE and/or GNOME: CHECK!
Rudimentary Hardware Detection with pretty icons: CHECK!
A couple “Wizards” for good measure that will only likely work on one distro without recompiling: CHECK!
Now BSD can compete with OS X and Windows in the desktop market! We all know that pretty installers and icons are the only things missing from *nix to make it Grandma friendly . . .
They’ve hit a goldmine here folks; if hobbyist OS’s across the internet discover the secret checklist we’ll have easy friendly Desktop OS’s cropping up willy-nilly everywhere.
It’s like putting lipstick on a pig.