FreeBSD & Linux distro

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Tue Feb 19 14:16:11 UTC 2008

>> software without any problems  (exception for  Linux Kernel 2.6) I can't
>> run Linux software on FreeBSD?
> _Running_ Linux software and _being_ Linux(-based) are two completely
> different things. FreeBSD runs (most) Linux (and glibc based) software, but
> is a completely different (and mostly unrelated) codebase wrt. to the libc
> and the kernel.
> The distinction is pretty much the same with Wine: Wine can run Windows
> binaries (mostly), but because of that it still isn't Windows.

fortunately it isn't both windows and linux.

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