FreeBSD & Linux distro

RW fbsd06 at
Tue Feb 19 15:40:25 UTC 2008

On Tue, 19 Feb 2008 05:14:45 -0800 (PST)
Lone Wolf <hubaghdadi at> wrote:

> But according to Wikipedia, FreeBSD is able to run Linux compatible
> software without any problems  (exception for  Linux Kernel 2.6) I
> can't run Linux software on FreeBSD?

Linux emulation is for running Linux binaries - it's mostly
used for proprietary closed-source software. Most so-called Linux
software is really UNIX software and will run natively on FreeBSD.

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