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Old 08-29-2005, 07:58 PM   #1
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Talking FreeBSD or NetBSD




Wanna try as many *nix distros and flavor as possible, including BSD...

What do you prefer?
 
Old 08-29-2005, 08:02 PM   #2
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You left out FreeSBIE

floppy
 
Old 08-29-2005, 08:03 PM   #3
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Is it good?
 
Old 08-29-2005, 08:08 PM   #4
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I voted for FreeBSD though I think NetBSD is very good as well. The main reason for my vote is because I think the freebsd ports system is better than netbsds pkgsrc.
 
Old 08-29-2005, 08:11 PM   #5
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Quote:
Is it good?
If you have never tried one of the BSD'S then, yes it it good.
Quote:
What do you prefer?
I prefer chocolate chip
 
Old 08-30-2005, 12:23 AM   #6
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Hey, what about OpenBSD? Or DragonFly?
 
Old 08-30-2005, 06:44 AM   #7
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once i also wanted to go for openbsd , my impression of it is kind of more "hardcore" and i like things "hardcore" , but when i went to their site , i just cant find any ready-to-burn cd iso images so i went for freebsd instead , luckily there are ready-to-burn cd iso images for it , so i got them burned , 3 cds , if not i would had go for netbsd instead ...

btw , it seems that you pretty much covers everything(and thats good) except for owning a solaris yourself ...
 
Old 08-30-2005, 01:15 PM   #8
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good feedback

I hope that I don't have to learn everything all over again when I try *BSD ...
Fortunatly, it's only going to be an experiment, not my main OS.

But it doesn't look like there is a big diff between *nix and *BSD
 
Old 08-30-2005, 01:22 PM   #9
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hard to say , although its still *nix , you still had to learn something which are different(or totally different??) from linux , go for it ...... linux , bsd , x86 solaris , you get the picture ...
 
Old 08-30-2005, 03:58 PM   #10
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For my desktop i prefer FreeBSD because it runs kde very well and has lots of ports, OpenBSD didn't with the same apps was alot slower. And i'm guessing hes just put free and net because they are the 2 father BSDs, open being a fork of net and dragonfly being a fork of freebsd 4.
 
Old 08-30-2005, 04:44 PM   #11
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I prefer FreeBSD as that is the only BSD I have installed and worked with
 
  


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