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Old 12-17-2004, 03:40 PM   #1
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FreeBSD vs. NetBSD vs. OpenBSD


Hello,
I was looking into installing SunOS 10, but it doesn't look like my computer that I was going to install it on was fast enough. Can anyone tell me what the big differences between FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD are? Which one would you choose over the other and why. Any input is thanked.

Thanks,
Derek
 
Old 12-17-2004, 04:12 PM   #2
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There was a sign on the door that you should have read ...
Important: Read this before posting!
 
Old 12-17-2004, 04:25 PM   #3
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I would choose freebsd. I am using freebsd. It is more popular(i guess). That is just a guess, dont flame me.
 
Old 12-17-2004, 04:42 PM   #4
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/me grabs the flamethrower!

Just kidding Yes, it's probably a safe statement to say that FreeBSD has the largest install base. It's (generally) the easiest to install third party software on (or, has the most ports), which probably has a lot to do with it.
 
Old 12-18-2004, 09:54 PM   #5
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This is where having the ability to post an image would be so use full... sigh..

Well here's a link instead.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/10...ssmarvels1.jpg
 
Old 12-19-2004, 07:29 AM   #6
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Lol. Where did u get it from? Anyway nice.
 
Old 12-19-2004, 02:59 PM   #7
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There are aready detailed explanations in the FAQ post at the top of this forum ( Important: Read this before posting! ) and on several pages linked from it.
 
  


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