Starting from Scratch!

Daniel Bye freebsd-questions at
Wed Feb 2 13:15:14 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 02, 2011 at 12:09:11PM -0000, Graham Bentley wrote:
> After several months away from FreeBSD I am asking
> for advice on versions for general desktop / interest
> use [non critical learning platform]
> Should I hang on a bit for 8.2 to go current?

Nah, install now and upgrade when 8.2 is released - after all, your stated
use for the system is learning!

> Or will I easily be able to update RC3 in any case?

Yes, very easily, provided you follow the prescribed technique. Full details
in the handbook, of course.


Daniel Bye
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