BSD media is going to 200 cities for

Michael DeMan freebsd at
Thu Aug 25 03:59:31 UTC 2011

In all honesty, I haven't setup FreeBSD in a few years for a desktop - we like it for servers & routers.

However, I seem to recall that the install was pretty painless.

Out of curiosity - what is the status for EZ install/usage for something like 'FreeBSD on the desktop' ?


- mike

On Aug 24, 2011, at 4:14 PM, Mark Lein wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 3:44 PM, Julian H. Stacey <jhs at> wrote:
>> Hi advocacy at
>> BSD media is in transit to 200 global cities for
>> in 23 days
>> However it &/or other BSD media will need copying to keep up with Linux
>> as theres a Lot more free Ubuntu CDROMs going out at the same time,
>> (a question of what richest sponsor pays most for)
>> You could offer to run off a batch for your local city's SFD team.
>> Maybe charge a beer or coffee copying charge per media to cover cost ?
>> You could join the team in your local city,
>> to help promote free software.
>> A sample from Munich Germany
>> Cheers,
>> Julian
>> --
>> Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich
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> Now first off, don't get me wrong as I love FreeBSD... but wouldn't it make
> more sense to send out something like PC-BSD? Something that people can run
> without muss nor fuss, like Ubuntu?
> Mark
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