On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 04:25:51PM -0500, Patrick Baldwin wrote: > Usually I'm asking questions for work related things. This one is more > personal. > My father has this tendency to end up wrecking his computer if he uses > the Internet > much. Computers are basically magic boxes to him, so education is of > limited usefulness > here. > > I'm thinking I might be best of trying to built him a really > locked-down, high security > box, almost an Internet appliance. All he really does is use the Web, > and a little > light word processing. > > What do people think of FreeBSD as the base OS for this idea?
In general, I think FreeBSD is an *excellent* choice for this. You should consider specifics of your particular case, of course, but based on what you said I see no reason that FreeBSD shouldn't meet your needs exceedingly well. -- Chad Perrin [ content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ] print substr("Just another Perl hacker", 0, -2);
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