advantage/disadvatage of freebsd 5.2.1 over other OS in the market???

Vulpes Velox v.velox at
Wed Sep 8 13:52:35 PDT 2004

On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 05:51:32 -0700 (PDT)
icecool_ace <ace_lescano at> wrote:

> hello freebsd developers!:) im aceron a student from the
> philippines.i would like to know the advantages and disadvantages of
> freebsd 5.2.1 over other OS in the market.mainly because we can't
> compare it to other OS one by tell u frankly here in the
> philippines the only OS widely being used is windows and we
> would like to discuss an operating system other than windows and mac
> to our classmates and friends.and we chose freebsd...thank you for
> helping us.God bless!:)

Nice pkg/ports system. Easy  to learn(was my first introduction to
unix). Easy to configure. Nicely documented.

Basically, like the other guy said... starting poking around and see what you think and if you have any questions ask.

BTW I would suggest holding on 5x till it hits stable in about a

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