FreeBSD on laptops

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at
Sun Jun 11 01:19:52 UTC 2006

On 6/10/06, Derek Jander <derekmailbox at> wrote:
> Hi all! I'm considering to migrate my HP nx9030 from Windows XP Professional
> to *nix OS since almost all the servers I'm administering right now have
> some Linux flavour installed. I was about to install fedora when some firend
> told me about FreeBSD. I just tested it on a Virtual Machine and it looks
> great. My doubt now, is if it will be very difficult to make it work on my
> machine. I really need the internal modem, and of course the Wireless and
> stuff... And I can't be dealing with it for months.... Anyone who had
> already installed FBSD on that sistem (HP nx9030) could post any comment?
> Any help will be appreciated.

If you looking for a first time BSD desktop (KDE) then try PC-BSD. and
If you can't get that to run (PC-BSD is based on FreeBSD) give SuSE
10.1 a go.

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