Can I use FreeBSD as a desktop system?

Jack L. xxjack12xx at
Wed Jul 19 08:56:05 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 12:41 AM, Ralf Mardorf via freebsd-questions
<freebsd-questions at> wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:17:49 -0700, Jack L. wrote:
>>I've been using FreeBSD as a desktop for over a decade, works great
> As already pointed out, it depends on the domain. A WM or a WM + DE and
> a MUA and browser works great. Professional real-time audio doesn't
> work at all. There are for sure many domains were it does a good job,
> but there are also for sure some domains were it can't be used. IOW the
> OP needs to mention what the desktop PC should be used for.

Hey, I use it for pro real-time audio. My 2005 era laptop is FreeBSD
and it works great for pre-recorded radio shows or live streaming! ;)

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