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Old 02-26-2005, 05:18 PM   #1
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Linux vs. BSD


I have seen countless forums doing the Linux Vs. Microsoft talk. Linux sucks because... Microsoft sucks because..... Your mom wears army boots.... etc...

What about Linux vs Bsd?

Which is better? Why would someone choose one over the other? Which is more secure. Stable. etc....

Old 02-26-2005, 06:07 PM   #2
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You mean like these?

And shouldn't this be here:

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Old 02-26-2005, 08:34 PM   #3
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Does there always have to be combat?
Old 02-27-2005, 12:12 AM   #4
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Apparantly so. :-/
Old 02-27-2005, 05:31 AM   #5
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although i use linux most of the time BSD is the most stable out of the two and its more secure go to and look at some of the uptime statistics, the servers that have been up longest are measured not only in weeks or monthes but years and what OS is on those servers BSD, also BSD suports more types of system hardware dont get me wrong linux has better hardware support for things like sound,graphics,network cards and things like that but bsd has the better system support meaning it will run on anything! it will run on a normal pc, ppc, sparc, mainfraim. but linux has more software for it then BSD. BSD is more for the server market then Linux. also BSD is faster.

i know i use linux and hardly ever use BSD but BSD is my favorate which is probably the reason i use slackware do to it been the most unix/BSD like distro out there

and you certainly know how to start a thread of thats going to be nothing but flaming after about the 5 or 6th post

Old 02-28-2005, 06:28 AM   #6
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any way isnt mac osx based on BSD? so ther is some more linux Vs BSD threads

some i dont think i have seen though is Linux Vs Solaris i recon that could be an intresting one

also what about proccessor types like

x86 Vs ppc or sparc
Old 02-28-2005, 07:03 AM   #7
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is voyager better than the next generation? is evasive pattern gamma 2 better than evasive pattern omega 4? is holodoctor better than mr. data? is janeway a better commander than picard? is mr. tuvok a better security officer than mr. worf? these are the q:s i ponder every night.
Old 02-28-2005, 07:29 AM   #8
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sound like you have been watching to much TV and need to get out more lol

no offence intended

any way spok is the best (only coz i hav slightly pointy ears lol)

but i have no idea about solaris thats why i recon linux Vs solaris could be a good thread and the same goes fo sparc and ppc

and looks like i was right about the flaming starting around the 6th post lol


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