Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Glyn Millington glyn at millingtons.org
Sat Dec 13 00:03:51 PST 2008

Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at msu.edu> writes:

> But, we can _gently_ (it hasn't always been so gentle) teach
> newbies that the list is meant for something higher than just
> repeatedly ragging on why isn't FreeBSD more like MS or RHEL
> or whatever.

Or even "why isn't FreeBSD more like FreeBSD used to be back in the day?"

As a newcomer to FreeBSD (who will never be a programmer or serious
sysadmin) I'm grateful for the firm but fair approach taken here by most
people, for the toleration of my occasional inanities, and for helpful

I'm also grateful to Chad for helping me look at again at Compiz-fusion -
I prefer fvwm myself, but CF IS gorgeous, no doubt about it, and my
eleven  year old thinks its cool :-) 



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