Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
listsub at 401.cx
Tue Jan 10 06:53:19 PST 2006
Miguel Saturnino wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-12-24 at 07:34 -0800, Danial Thom wrote:
> Well, that's your opinion. For me, FreeBSD is a much better desktop than
> Windows -- it runs solid and fast and enables me to be more productive
> in my work. Of course, what is good for me might not be so good for
> someone else, I guess it depends on your needs.
> Some Linux distros are much easier to setup than FreeBSD, so they might
> be a more recommendable desktop for someone with less technical
Ever tried DesktopBSD (www.desktopbsd.org) or PcBSD (www.pcbsd.org)?
Unless the Linux-distros provides you with a geek that does the
installation for you, I can possible see how they could be easier to
Yes, you talk about FreeBSD, but after all both DesktopBSD and PcBSD
are basically just preconfigured and pre-packaged versions of FreeBSD.
For anyone looking for a BSD-based desktop OS, I highly recommend
the two mentioned above. I was surprised to see how extremely
userfriendly they were despite being relatively new projects.
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