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Re: [News] PC-BSD 7.1 Looks and Works Better Than Windows Vista?

General Patron wrote:

> Tony(UK) said the following on 2009-05-14 07:29:
>> On Thu, 14 May 2009 03:40:55 +0200, General Patron wrote:
>>>> What disadvantages of Linux does it "remove".
>>>> Please be specific.
>>> It's not linux.
>> ...and it is very hard work,
> No, it took me 10 minutes to install last year on my desktop.
>> and hard freezes regularly (just like Linux
>> is supposed to do but don't for me)
> Then you haven't done a correct install, or you have crappy hardware.
>> and doesn't natively support my
>> Samsung ML 2010 printer
> Well no OS supports any printer natively.
>> It claims to be rock-solid
> And it is, if you don't have crappy hardware which it sounds that you
> have. We have a few fbsd 4.11 machines that has been up since 2005.

Of course!

PC-BSD and FreeBSD, plus all the BSD's are rock solid!

The FreeBSD package manager and the NetBSD  package manager are both

Pc-BSD is a total no brainer to install, Windows users love it, and
underneath it's just freeBSD anyway, and one can install any packages they
like via the FreeBSD package manager. The native Pc-BSD package manager is
just there for ex Windows users ;-)

The BSDs are all very similar to Linux to use and admin, and it can be hard
at first glance to tell them apart.

If we wish to reduce our ignorance, there are people we will
indeed listen to.  Trolls are not among those people, as trolls, more or
less by definition, *promote* ignorance.
          Kelsey Bjarnason, C.O.L.A. 2008

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