SPAM: Score 3.3: Re: Instead of freebsd.com, why not...
Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC
chad at shire.net
Fri Feb 11 17:15:44 PST 2005
On Feb 11, 2005, at 4:00 PM, Johnson David wrote:
> From: Anthony Atkielski [mailto:atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr]
>> Because FreeBSD is a server, not a desktop.
> Agree and disagree. While FreeBSD is well suited for the server, it's
> well suited for the desktop.
Anthony had the same misguided opinion in the Apache Users mailing list.
> That doesn't mean that we should be stressing
> the desktop to those shopping for servers, instead it means that we
> shouldn't be telling those shopping for desktops to go use Linux
> How many business will be running Linux on the desktop but FreeBSD on
> server? None!
But you will find lots of people with FreeBSD on the Server and OS X on
Not to say that you cannot run a FreeBSD desktop. And any efforts to
make that easier are applauded. I used to run Linux on the desktop
and FreeBSD on the server. Setting up Linux as a desktop at the time
(1990-2000 timeframe) was so much easier. I don't know about now, but
with Linux (SuSE is what I used back then) it was as easy as setting up
 and Windows 2000 :-( and Mac OS 8/9 and Rhapsody and the beta for
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