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Old 02-04-2014, 12:39 PM   #16
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Here's another good article re: Linux vs. BSD:

http://www.h-i-r.net/2009/05/holy-war-bsd-vs-linux.html
 
Old 02-04-2014, 03:32 PM   #17
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The urge for trying new things never stop: I am now installing gentoo and at some point in the next week I plan to try FreeBSD 10 too. And since I am feeling brave I am not using a VM.
 
Old 02-06-2014, 09:35 PM   #18
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Already snagging a copy of FreeBSD 10 to use with a new workstation at the office. Should be promising.
 
Old 02-06-2014, 09:59 PM   #19
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I've been running FreeBSD for ages. Methinks it was 5.1 when I installed it first.
However, I'm using it as a source-based OS. When I install it I do the minimal base install, then I set up make.conf to fit my hardware, rebuild world and kernel with custom configuration, reboot and start installing from ports.
 
Old 02-07-2014, 04:32 PM   #20
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PC-BSD is a good starting point for someone wanting to learn FreeBSD the easy way. It's a very solid distribution.
 
Old 02-07-2014, 07:12 PM   #21
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PC-BSD is a good starting point for someone wanting to learn FreeBSD the easy way. It's a very solid distribution.
Agreed. It is FreeBSD with a very well done graphical front-end. Absolutely first rate. I've run it a few times and I was impressed.
 
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Old 02-12-2014, 04:42 AM   #22
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Yes, but once you've learned enough from PCBSD, transitioning to FreeBSD should be easy.

FreeBSD is a bit more customizable though both share near similar repositories and ports.
 
Old 02-12-2014, 11:47 PM   #23
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NetBSD 6.1.3 + openbox
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Old 02-16-2014, 12:44 PM   #24
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FreeBSD, fluxbox, fluxter and asbutton
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Old 03-03-2014, 07:36 PM   #25
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OpenBSD with i3. Still tweaking and configuring...
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Old 03-03-2014, 11:55 PM   #26
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MORE: http://vermaden.deviantart.com/art/F...eadm-435667867
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Old 03-04-2014, 01:39 AM   #27
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really nice
 
Old 03-04-2014, 10:38 PM   #28
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OpenBSD 5.5 (snapshot) with Gnome 3.
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Old 03-04-2014, 10:45 PM   #29
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^ Ah, very nice! I have been meaning to do exactly this all week, and haven't gotten around to it yet. How are you liking 5.5 with Gnome 3.10.2?
 
Old 03-04-2014, 10:57 PM   #30
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How are you liking 5.5 with Gnome 3.10.2?
I have a problem with suspend/resume, but other than that, it seems pretty solid. This is my first try with Gnome 3+, so I'm still playing with it. You need graphics that the inteldrm or radeondrm driver support -- my first attempt was on a crappy little nettop box that wasn't supported.
 
  


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