Freebsd vs. linux
atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr
Sun Feb 13 01:48:54 GMT 2005
darren kirby writes:
> That is just not right. Perhaps for Redhat, SuSe et al this may be the case,
> but what do you expect? MS is their primary (only?) competition.
Whatever happened to UNIX _servers_?
> There are a million different reasons to run Linux, and a million
> different types of people that run it.
There are almost no reasons to run Linux instead of UNIX.
> Now you seem to be implying that the only difference between any two
> operating systems is what the GUI looks like.
No, although sometimes that is actually the case.
> So what's your solution, feed the Redmond beast?
My solution is to remove emotion from the equation and simply install
the best software for the job. On the desktop, that's Windows.
> In my experience, the developers are the quiet ones that speak with their
There are all sorts of developers nowadays. The days when they were all
quiet are long gone.
> Again, I am not trolling, and I am not a Linux zealot. I run FreeBSD,
> Linux, Solaris and any other free unix I can get my hand on. Why?
> Because I think they're cool. All of them. Including Linux.
I run operating systems to get work done.
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