What's so compelling about FreeBSD?
Anders Gulden Olstad
andersgo at alge.anart.no
Mon Oct 16 18:02:02 PDT 2006
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William Tracy wrote:
> So, basically, I'm asking you guys to wow me. :-) Show me how FreeBSD
> can outdo Linux. Make me never want to go back.
I like the separation of the complete OS and third part software in
Ports Collection. I love the ability to upgrade from one major release
to another using source upgrade - without doing a complete reinstall, as
with the Linux distros I've used. I went straight from 5.4-> 6.1 without
any hassle. The EOL schedule for Fedora is almost killing me, and every
new release means a complete reinstall - in practice.
I boot FreeBSD far more often than Linux these days. What I still lack
is getting my Bluetooth and GPRS Cellphone dial-up link running...and
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