my thoughts on FreeBSD

Mike Hoskins mike at
Tue Mar 2 11:46:02 PST 2004

On Tue, 2 Mar 2004, Marina Brown wrote:
> I've taught a number of non-technical people to install the BSD's and some
> linux's. With almost no exeptions they preferred the simpler installs.
> Slackware installs as well as OpenBSD installs were what they liked best.

coming from a slackware background (around '94), i find this humours.  it
used to have the worst reputation (beside debian perhaps) for "ease of
installation".  either times have changed, or the people just liked what
was explained to them in more detail.  (or both.)  ;)


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