FreeBSD question

Jonathan Arnold jdarnold at
Fri Oct 27 12:41:38 UTC 2006

Nikhil Patel wrote:
> 1. I want to teach basic unix command, shell scripting to my students, does BSD is same like Unix?


>   2. Can I install FreeBSD on Pentium PC that has 2 partition 1 has windows XP and 1 will have FreeBSD.


>   3. Is installation process easy?

Not too bad, but you might check out PC-BSD.  It uses FreeBSD as a base, but
adds a very nice installer, some basic packages "out of the box" and a nice
package method called "PBI".

Jonathan Arnold     (mailto:jdarnold at
Daemon Dancing in the Dark, a FreeBSD weblog:

UNIX is user-friendly. It's just a bit picky about who its friends are.

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