FreeBSD and the future

Peter Kieser pfak at
Thu Oct 14 07:41:50 PDT 2004

/stand/sysinstall, IMO is easier then the fancy GUI's they have included 
with Redhat.

Hasn't this discussion been broughten up time and time again?

Peter Kieser
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Sigmascape1 at>
To: <freebsd-advocacy at>
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 7:37 AM
Subject: FreeBSD and the future

> Hi,
> I am a periodic poster on this list. Over time, I am sure this 
> question/issue has been brought up before, but I am very interested in 
> alternatives to not only Windows but also Linux. Obviously, in terms of 
> open source news and info, Linux gets a huge amount of press. I'd like to 
> see FreeBSD compared against certain Linux distros, such as SuSE and 
> Mandrake in terms of ease-of-use, installation complexity and application 
> availability. I know there are tons of apps available to Linux users, but 
> I also know that there are many FreeBSD ports of the same apps.
> In the past, my biggest issue with FreeBSD was the installation procedure. 
> Not being a UNIX guru, I bailed on several attempts to get FreeBSD up and 
> running. This was 2 years ago, I'm sure a lot of the issues have been 
> straightened out.
> Thanks!!!
> Sigmascape Interactive

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