My experience with PC-BSD was that it was just different enough to break alot of FreeBSD's documentation, and they don't have enough of their own. I was a newbie, of course, but I went with vanilla FreeBSD because of the handbook and freebsd-questions, and I've no regrets. Been at least 9 months. Course I like to hack.
Steve On 8/9/07, Kurt Buff <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On 8/9/07, Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > Guys, > > > <snip> > > close. Has anybody on this list used the PC version of BSD? > > What about a "desktop-BSD"?? > > > > suggestion? advice? > > I've used PC-BSD, and agree with Jonathan - it's package management > system is a bit funky. It's real FreeBSD, but... > > I've also used Freesbie, which is a live CD with (last I looked) an > XFCE4 desktop, and I liked it. In particular, I liked that it would > install itself to your machine if you told it to do so, and then it > became just a standard FreeBSD install. That was about a year ago, > though, so I expect it's even better now. > > Kurt > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- Steve Franks, KE7BTE Staff Engineer La Palma Devices, LLC http://www.lapalmadevices.com (520) 312-0089 _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"