Fwd: Re: Toshiba A-205 S5880 laptop compatibility

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Thu Mar 16 09:55:06 UTC 2017

On Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:19:20 +0000, Mike Clarke wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 Mar 2017 21:43:11 Mike Jeays wrote:
> > I would suggest you download a copy of
> > the latest release, or of TrueOS, which is an easy-to-install 
> version
> > that will give you a nicely-equipped desktop.
> TrueOS only appears to be available for x64 hardware so 
> wouldn't be appropriate for the OP's 32 bit machine.

Furthermore, it's "too new" and probably doesn't perform that well
compared to a manual selection and configuration of application
software components. On the basis of a normal (current) FreeBSD
installation, that machine should still be quite usable.

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