POLL: Linux preferences from FreeBSD users

Modulok modulok at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 14:28:02 UTC 2009

> On Wed, 1 Jul 2009 18:58:15 -0400, Daniel Underwood <djuatdelta at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> QUESTION: Of the various modern Linux distributions, which do you
>> prefer? and why?
> "Modern" Linux distributions don't appeal very much to me, because
> they are messy: Missing manpages...

That and Linux seems to only ever get the abridged version of manual
pages. When you compare manual pages for an equivalent commands
between FreeBSD and most Linux flavors, it really shows. I noticed
this when I went from Debian to FreeBSD. "Finally! Real


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