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Old 02-15-2004, 02:40 PM   #1
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Linux Vs. BSD


Well which one is better? I'm assuming (since this is a Linux forum) I'm going to get pro-Linux answers. But why is Linux superior or BSD?Or BSD to Linux?

Now from all the research I've been able to do on the web (via google) and in books (w/ the help of the in store Borders Cafe) I've been able to come up with this conclusion: BSD is good for heavy traffic web and email servers, while Linux is better for desktops and some light LAN'ing.

So? Discuss!

(I'm not in this for the answers, just to start a discussion).
 
Old 02-15-2004, 02:43 PM   #2
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Search the Forum. This has been discussed loads. If you don't care about the answers, dont post the question.
 
Old 02-15-2004, 04:15 PM   #3
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contrasutra is right. If you need help with something, we will be more than happy to be there for you. But, if you want to see and participate in a forum about which is better, then please use the search button at the top of the page and join in on an existing discussion. I'm sure that your fellow posters would apreciate your fresh input.
 
Old 02-15-2004, 04:56 PM   #4
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http://www.xs4all.nl/~marcone/bsdversuslinux.html

 
Old 02-15-2004, 05:22 PM   #5
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Good point
 
Old 02-15-2004, 05:26 PM   #6
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Well, mine is better than yours.
What are you looking for? What do you want to do with your computer? Do you have time to learn? And last but not least, what is the meaning of life?
 
Old 02-21-2004, 10:50 PM   #7
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linux and bsd rock

linux will do more than bsd.
bsd is a little more stable.
linux is better at running apps.
bsd servers have the highest uptime of any os.
a linux server has good uptime and in very easy to admin.
my info is based on linux 2.4.x and freebsd 4.x.
 
  


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