Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at comcen.com.au
Thu Dec 11 02:12:30 PST 2008

On Sun, 2008-12-07 at 12:14 -0800, prad wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Dec 2008 20:35:17 +0100
> Uwe Laverenz <uwe at laverenz.de> wrote:
> > Who is "most freebsd users"?
> >
> i would think most are interested in running servers or routers or
> possible scientific applications or engaged in os study and appreciate
> its simplicity and consistency.
> i don't think it can compete with linux in terms of some of the bells
> and whistles that the desktop offers, but imho, a lot of those bells
> ring out of tune and the whistles result in sore lips.

The possibility here is the bells and whistles strangely enough DO work
in tune and without sore lips... FreeBSD could be THAT good.

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