Fw: *nix trial
willybaby12345 at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 18 06:54:37 PDT 2003
I suggest a mid-way point that will allows you somewhat the best of BOTH
LindowsOS (www.lindows.com) will allow you to use a command line interface
or work within its graphical mode the entire time while able to run both
Windows and Linux programs.
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Moran" <wmoran at potentialtech.com>
> To: "Mohsin Sabir." <mohsinsabir at rogers.com>
> Cc: <freebsd-questions at FreeBSD.ORG>
> Sent: Friday, April 18, 2003 5:51 AM
> Subject: Re: *nix trial
> > [Please wrap your lines at about 72 characters]
> > Mohsin Sabir. wrote:
> > > I am a Microsoft Product Administrator and been engaged with Microsoft
> > > Products from the last 7 years. Now, I have opted that I should add
> > > something more to my expertise and thought about *nix but have hard
> > > to pick which Unix, as there are quite a bit of flavors available out
> > > there.
> > >
> > > I read about you, saw the sites hosted by you. I want to try BSD Unix
> > > and please advise me which version is the latest and greatest from
> > > I can start.
> > If you're brand new, I suggest purchasing one of the CDs or DVDs. It's
> > much easier/faster to experiment with installs and configs when you have
> > a CD/DVD right there.
> > You can order online at FreeBSDMall.com ... As was suggested elsewhere,
> > get 4.8 - the 5.0 release is still under development and will be
> > to learn from as things are still changing. I also _highly_ recommend
> > getting the book _The_Complete_FreeBSD_ by Greg Lehey. It's a fantastic
> > book for new users.
> > You can also download an image and burn your own install CD, which is
> > nice if you have a very fast Internet connection or a lot of patience:
> > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mirrors.html
> > And the FreeBSD Handbook is available in print or online (just click on
> > the "handbook" link on the FreeBSD home page)
> > --
> > Bill Moran
> > Potential Technologies
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