my brother is making me learn FreeBSD...

Reid Linnemann lreid at
Thu Mar 20 11:58:07 PDT 2008

Written by Edward Capriolo on 03/20/08 13:56>>
> For a kick, tell you brother that free BSD is no good. Install linux
> on the server and start your own consulting company!
> I mean seriously! 14 replies to a thread about nothing. Let it die everyone!
> On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 3:32 AM, Donald Laniohan <donald at> wrote:
>> My task is to build a BSD server and do something with it. That is all the
>>  information he gave me, that, and any questions I have to make Google my
>>  best friend, which I have. i remember building my first whitebox, it was a
>>  386 with windows 3.1. I remember when I built my 486 and stole a copy of
>>  windows 95. I thought I was a savage. BSD, however, has showed me how
>>  juvenile I have been. If I do not master BSD my brother is going to keep me
>>  as a desktop support for his windows clients and I want to progress past
>>  this. So he's giving me a 1u, and said to put BSD on it and make it do
>>  something, im just so stuck in my windows comfort zone I can't think of what
>>  I would need a unix server to that I couldn't make windows do for me. I know
>>  this is trivial but if somebody could offer any suggestion or resource I,
>>  and my career, would greatly appreciate it
>>  Donald Laniohan
>>  MLAN Consulting
>>  San Diego, CA
>>  donald at

For an even better kick, don't top-post and allow the adults to have a

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