FreeBSD vs Linux

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Wed Jan 18 08:52:41 PST 2006

On Jan 18, 2006, at 10:55 AM, Matias wrote:

> poczta at wrote:
>> What is the essential difference
>> between FreeBSD and Linux (Fedora for instance)?
>> Where can I find any list of differences?
>> What/Where are the advantages of FreeBSD vs Linux?
>> Greetings
>> Greg
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> Give a look at gentoo .... it's inspired by FreeBSD, and is linux as
> well.... the portage system works great... and as a personal opinion: 
> Use
> gentoo for Home / Desktop / Office use.... use FreeBSD For 
> web/ftp/file/
> etc.. Servers.....

What the heck? No one has mentioned how Plan 9 TROUNCES FreeBSD AND 
Linux!  In EVERYTHING! I've installed it on my notebook, my home 
server, three workstations, my Palm Pilot, telephone, coffeemaker, and 
my GE Refrigerator's ice maker.  We had a power hiccup three days ago 
and my house became sentient! 

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