Download what?

Michael S msherman77 at
Fri Oct 13 09:48:04 PDT 2006

You don't even need the installation CDs. For VMware
you can download one of these pre-made images for

You will find FreeBSD 6.0 and 6.1, minimal install
with no desktop and PCBSD which is a FreeBSD with a
nice KDE desktop and some extra utilities.

--- Rick Stout <infield at> wrote:

> I am new to FreeBSD and wish to install a version
> (6.1) within VMWare to learn the system. I have
> installed and used Ubuntu Linux using the Gnome
> desktop and have extensive experience with all of
> the Windows OS's. The problem I am having is trying
> to determine without too much trial and error which
> ISO(s) to download. I have downloaded both ISO disks
> (1 & 2) for an i386 platform. Are both disks
> necessary for installation (the 505mb and 574mb) ?
> Or are each disk the same version using a different
> desktop? Basically, what ISO(s) do I need to burn to
> disk for the initial installation?
> Rick Stout
> infield at
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