BigApache for Windows - Why doesn't BSD have an installerpackage
like this ???
ebudd at grokking.org
Wed Jul 28 15:59:52 PDT 2004
> What I have noticed so far about FreeBSD:
> FreeBSD is about 5 YEARS behind windows(I would actually say 1990, but people my have heart
> attacks) - apologies to all the hard work put in by BSD contributors!
> - with FreeBSD & Windows 2000 installed on the SAME computer, the GUI of Windows 2000 is MUCH
> faster than any of the BSD window managers(wmaker, FVWM, blackbox, fluxbox, XFCE(STILL can't start
> this from exec, whats the damn command startxfce4 ??? this doesn't work!)... I won't even comment
> on the shitty performance of KDE & GNOME - If people say it should be used without a GUI... they
> must be over 40, bald, lonely & most love shitty VI - I can EDIT any file faster on a GUI editor
> then any coder I have seen at UNI/WORK who say VI is better...
> - No default GUI File Explorer(excluding KDE/GNOME, not that there's is usable) - had to install
> xfe on wmaker(still about as useless as Windows 3.1 File Manager)
> - FreeBSD does NOT Default Mount my CD & Floppy(this is ridiculous - even MS DOS NOT to mention
> Windows 3.1[Year 1990... ring a bell] did this!!) - you honestly expect new users to edit
> configuration files so it automounts ?? ... instead of having stuff in the man/manual/docs about
> mounting/unmounting, just automount them as DEFAULT... no need to read the docs... logical ???
> - 300 Million Users of Windows thinks so ;)) (BTW: I am NOT including KDE/GNOME)
> - No default Find Files GUI - I won't even comment on lack of functionality of Cmd line
> I can tell you that 95% of people who use computers want "EASE of USE"
> - This INCLUDES easy installation of the Operating System
> - This should INCLUDE a default setup that HAS: a Default FAST GUI/File Manager/Find Files/Editor
> .. this is all that is needed to get a user up & going to installing & configuring the OS to thier
> tastes ... did I forget to mention as default AUTOMOUNT !!
> I cannot tell you the shock & disappointment I had in finding out that Windows 2000 runs FASTER
> than FreeBSD with any GUI/Windows Manager/Desktop Environment ... :(((
> ...damn I have gone way off track here... sorry for the ranting people... but after 6 days
> straight of messing around trying to install Apache/MySQL/Mod_Perl/Mod_SSL/PHP.. I am a little
> tired... 3 days of that was trying to get a basic GUI/File Manager/Find Files/Editor working
It must be very tiring and stressful to be a Troll. Perhaps you should
consider another occupation...
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