Why are some linux users saying that FreeBSD is dying

Edward Capriolo edlinuxguru at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 21:51:55 UTC 2008

It would be helpful if you provided a  URL for the article. I do not
think they mean that FreeBSD systems are dying in terms of crashing or
uptime. They might mean that the Free BSD community is not growing as
fast or staying as active as the Linux community.

On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 5:45 PM, Pollywog <lists-fbsd at shadypond.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 08 April 2008 21:32:01 E. J. Cerejo wrote:
>  > "FreeBSD is a dying OS because netcraft.com confirms it" that's the
>  > argument used some of these guys, and I'm wondering what data are they
>  > using to make their point!  Even netcraft is running FreeBSD and the
>  > uptimes section I can see quite a few running FreeBSD and not one linux!
>  > Is the data from netcraft reliable?
>  I think perhaps the Linux users who say those things are just trying to get
>  people to use Linux, for political reasons and not because Linux is
>  necessarily "better".
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