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Old 04-14-2004, 12:14 PM   #1
Aman9090
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BSD Platform for Workstation?


Hey guys.

I am a gentoo vet and am wondering which BSD platform would be the best workstation platform for me. I basically want a cutting-edge and feature-full platform that handles lots of tasks with ease.

I am trying to put my old workstation to use. I think experimenting with BSD would be a great use. Anyone have any ideas of which would be the best for me?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 04-14-2004, 01:15 PM   #2
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why would u want to go to *bsd from linux ???
anyway i think that FREEBSD is cutting edge and also it has the ports system as in gentoo (actually gentoo has the ports system from bsd)
 
Old 04-14-2004, 01:38 PM   #3
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freebsd
 
Old 04-14-2004, 06:59 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by vinay_s_s
why would u want to go to *bsd from linux ???
Why wouldn't you? And to answer the original poster, FreeBSD... definately.
 
Old 04-15-2004, 04:30 AM   #5
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i actually moved from freebsd to gentoo as a workstation os. but for server, freebsd
 
Old 04-15-2004, 12:11 PM   #6
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thanks for the fast replies guys.

I personally just wanted to try BSD out. I heard that Gentoo and FreeBSD also share some very similar charactaristics. Thanks for the input. I will get FreeBSD ASAP and post some results.

Thanks again, guys
 
Old 04-15-2004, 06:54 PM   #7
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Also, keep an eye on the progress of DragonFly BSD. It forked off FreeBSD because its main developer believes he can do better than FreeBSD 5.x. There's a chance he may prove out to be right.
 
Old 04-16-2004, 06:23 AM   #8
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Originally posted by Aman9090
thanks for the fast replies guys.

I personally just wanted to try BSD out. I heard that Gentoo and FreeBSD also share some very similar charactaristics. Thanks for the input. I will get FreeBSD ASAP and post some results.

Thanks again, guys
only similiar characteristics ive spotted with freebsd/gentoo is ports system and portage.
 
  


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