what version to use for home desktop?
miha at ghuug.org
Thu Jul 15 04:52:31 PDT 2004
On Thursday 15 July 2004 09:45, Haim Ashkenazi wrote:
> After using FreeBSD for a month on a server, I thought of moving my
> desktop from debian unstable to freebsd (I've been using linux as my
> desktop for 7 years now, and it's time for a change... :) ). I'm wondering
> about what version to use. on debian it's very common to use unstable for
> the desktop (if you know that sometimes a package breaks) and it's very
> rare that the whole system breaks (I never seen that in the 2 years I'm
> using it). what's the status on freebsd? can I use CURRENT for my desktop
> without being afraid that it won't boot after an upgrade? the reason I
> want CURRENT is mostly hardware support (e.g. I have a SB!Live and I read
> that STABLE doesn't support it).
That's a nice move.
I've been using FreeBSD-5.2.1 (tracking -STABLE) for few months now and I must
to say that it runs very stable on my AMD Athlon XP 2400+/Nvidia workstation.
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