Still having trouble with package upgrades

David Jackson djackson452 at
Wed Mar 7 22:17:34 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 4:27 PM, David Brodbeck <gull at> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 10:56 AM, David Jackson <djackson452 at>
> wrote:
> > You have just now declared complete indifference to and alienated about
> 99%
> > of the potential user base and their needs, those who could care less
> about
> > compiling source and messing with compiler options.
> Maybe FreeBSD isn't right for them.  It's not meant to be all things
> to all people.  It may be that a different OS would fill your needs
> better.  If so, you should use it!  If you're determined to run some
> kind of BSD UNIX, you should investigate PC-BSD, which is meant to be
> easier to install and maintain for non-technical users.

I actually did try PC-BSD and its not better than FreeBSD. An OS that
demands users completely reinstall the operating system just to upgrade is
user friendly?

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