James D. Parra jamesp at musicreports.com
Fri Mar 29 00:09:33 UTC 2013

> I have a new computer with windows 8, which I hate with a passion. I don't
> play music and I don't do a lot of pictures. Basically I only search, some
> EBay and games. Can I replace win8 with BSD?

[pc/free]bsd *can* be used as a desktop system, but it's really aimed 
more at servers... a lot of common desktopy things aren't covered well. 
Based on the wording of your question it sounds like you're new to 
non-windows systems. I'd suggest you look into some flavor of linux 
instead (eg; "ubuntu" or "mint"): they'll be geared more towards what 
you'd be looking for I think.

Why not PC-BSD?  Easy to install and has a great looking and functional desktop.


Best regards,


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