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Old 07-04-2006, 09:18 AM   #1
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which distro for a freebsd person ?


Hi I am coming from FreeBSD and would like to choose a linux distro for another machine.

Which one do you suggest ?

I am used to the automatic dependancy resolution of freebsd with the ports collection.
 
Old 07-04-2006, 09:22 AM   #2
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i reccomend gentoo. its the only distro i can use after being a freebsd-er. and even so, i still went back to freebsd.
 
Old 07-04-2006, 10:06 AM   #3
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Slackware is as close as your going to get to FreeBSD IMHO.
 
Old 07-04-2006, 10:49 AM   #4
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Why Debian...A Sales Pitch.
 
  


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