Tom King escribió: > What is difference between FreeBSD 5.5 and 6.1? You can view the differences yourself here: http://www.freebsd.org/releases/6.1R/relnotes.html http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.5R/relnotes.html
> > Why two new versions at same time? 5.5 is a maintenance release of the 5.x branch, if you've 5.x boxes and don't want to migrate to 6.x , then you still have security fixes and patches for your bsd box. > > Is FreeBSD Unix, Linux or something elese? > FreeBSD is derived from the original BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution), look here for more info: http://www.freebsd.org/about.html > Do Solaris programs or Linux graphical programs run on FreeBSD? > mm.. solaris.. I'm not sure, but think that mos of them will... for linux, there is a "linux compatibility mode" that will run most (if not all) linux programs. > Does it make more sense to port from Windows directly to Mac OS X or to > FreeBSD first? It depends on what will you use that box for..... if you wish a rock-solid internet server, then freeBSD is the way to go, if you just want to play Warcraft, then use windows. > > What is the development framework and IDE of choice for FreeBSD > develoopment (Eclipse, NetBeans, Trolltech, etc.)? Also depends, on what you want to do, and what programming language you use/know. For web applications I like Ruby on Rails, for desktop apps I think that trolltech's QT are one of the bests options today. > > What does FreeBSD offer over Solaris and/or Red Hat Linux? It's BSD licence, a great community and lots of more things that you can read in www.freebsd.org good luck > > Thanks! > > > Tom King > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > 713-702-5578 > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"