freebsd vs. netbsd

Wesley wesley at
Tue Jun 9 03:55:05 UTC 2020

Thank you @Polytropon for the kind suggestion.

Polytropon wrote:
> FreeBSD being a multi-purpose (!) operating system does not have
> a desktop environment per se; it's not bundled with the OS, which
> would make no sense for example if you wanted to use FreeBSD on
> a server or on a networking appliance. However, the ports collection
> is the place where a FreeBSD "desktop metaport" could be placed.
> Note: There's also a tool called "mkdesktop" that allows you to
> select and install a desktop from a wide range of choices:

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