On Tue, 12 May 2009 16:52:15 +0100, Ese Oronsaye <eorons...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi > I am a newbie to Unix with no experience in installing unix operating > system.
Then welcome to FreeBSD! I'm sure you'll have a great time learning about FreeBSD and of course using it. :-) > Have been through Download Freebsd but not quite sure what I should > download. This depends on what you're going to do. In most cases, the ISO for a bootable CD or DVD is needed. Which version you will have to download depends on the hardware you're going to install the OS on. > What is ISO and Distribution not quite sure which I should download. The ISO is a pre-mastered file system (ISO 9660) that you usually record onto a CD or DVD. The distribution directories contain the "plain files". Easiest thing: Go with the ISO. > Can anyone help me with this. Have a look at FreeBSD's excellent documentation. The most interesting for you will surely be: FAQ 3.1. Which file do I download to get FreeBSD? http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/install.html Handbook Chapter 2 Installing FreeBSD http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install.html Further documentation can be found here: The FAQ http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/ The Handbook http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ -- Polytropon >From Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"