FreeBSD on disc

Matthew Pherigo hybrid120 at
Sun May 11 15:12:23 UTC 2014

It sounds like you'd be happier with PC-BSD:

PC-BSD is a desktop-focused version of FreeBSD with a lot of cool features. FreeBSD itself primarily targets servers (which is why it doesn't come with a gui by default), so you may have a better experience with PC-BSD.


> On May 11, 2014, at 4:10 AM, Jack Richard <jackrichard43 at> wrote:
> I have attempted to install FreeBSD in Toshiba amd64 8GB/640GB-hdd. All I
> get is BS. I am willing to buy FreeBSD on disc from a vendor, BUT - I will
> only buy the disc set if I can get confirmation that FreeBSD will work; ie
> ===> Hardware found, internet available without the BS part. I am
> computer-aware and have a fair education, but the requirements to get
> FreeBSD to work after downloading, burning the iso to disc and hours of
> installation without being able to use it is VERY annoying and I feel that
> if FreeBSD cannot work in every fashion OUT-OF-THE-BOX, then tell me now so
> I can save myself the trouble.
> Please feel free to contact me at the email address and let me know
> something.
> Thanks!
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