FreeBSD Most wanted

Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at
Fri Mar 5 18:01:49 PST 2004

John Martinez wrote:

> On Mar 5, 2004, at 5:28 PM, Johnson David wrote:
>> ...There is no reason we have to hang our heads in shame whenever the
>> Windows or Mac desktops are mentioned. While FreeBSD can't do
>> everything the other guy can, don't forget that the other guy can't do
>> everything FreeBSD with KDE/GNOME can.
> I wasn't trying to bash FreeBSD at all. I think it's a great operating 
> system. Heck, the reason I even went Mac OS X was because of its BSD 
> foundation.
> I still think that FreeBSD and most of the UNIX and UNIX-like desktops 
> need a little more work to make them equal to the commercially 
> available applications on the Mac. IMO, Apple has done a great job of 
> bringing BSD to the masses, and the user will never even have to know 
> that there is a command line underneath it all. My family members use 
> Macs and they don't know a think about UNIX. Now if FreeBSD could do 
> that...
> -john
Give 'em Apple's budget, and I bet
it would happen ;-)

Kevin Kinsey

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