Time to kill FreeBSD as a Desktop

Doug Poland doug at polands.org
Fri Mar 30 00:31:22 UTC 2007

On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 11:46:34PM +0200, Rico Secada wrote:
> Hi All.
> I have been using FreeBSD as a desktop system, on serveral computers
> for about one and a half year now. I truly love FreeBSD! But keeping
> third party ports/packages updated is just to timeconsuming IMHO.
> Building everything from ports is ok, on a quick machine, but even on
> a quick machine building KDE takes a LOT of time. Waiting until the
> stable packages are ready takes about 2 - 3 weeks, and until then, a
> lot of other stuff needs to be updated. 
perhaps you'd like PC-BSD?


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