Ports on Macbook

Lars Engels lars.engels at 0x20.net
Fri Feb 27 01:49:15 PST 2009

Quoting Nataraj S Narayan <natarajsn at gmail.com>:

> Hi
> I hear that Mac OS X and later ones are based on FreeBSD. My wife is
> planning to get a Macbook , which I don't quite approve. Mainly
> because we need to pay for any upgrade or new add ons.
> But i see there is the 'ports' for Mac as in the case of FreeBSD. Is
> it the same thing? Can we use FreeBSD ports on Macbook? That we I am
> spared of paying profusely?

You can install FreeBSD on your Macbook and have access to FreeBSD's  
19,815 ports then. :)
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