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Category Archives: FreeBSD vs Linux
Interesting presentation by Jason Dixon at the Oct New York City *BSD User Group
Thoughts about FreeBSD Since Linsux.org is now a *BSD supporter, it only makes sense that we’d write a few Pro-BSD articles, right? Good. Today, we’re going to talk about why FreeBSD is a better choice for the “Open Desktop”. Linux … Continue reading
Every so many weeks you find that GPL license advocates attack the BSD license. These attacks are about freedom of sharing the code, and to what degree this should be allowed. Chemisor, a BSD advocate, is of the opinion that … Continue reading
I recently decided to give the new 7.0 release of FreeBSD ago and was fairly impressed. I did use BSD along time ago on a home server for a few months but pretty much forgot everything about it from back … Continue reading
All FreeBSD interested people will remember the document that Kris Kennaway released (Introducing FreeBSD). In this paper he explains how dramatic improvements have been achieved in FreeBSD 7.0; especially with regards to SMP and SQL database querying (MySQL and PostgreSQL). … Continue reading
In December 2003, I wrote a script for remotely upgrading a linux system to FreeBSD. I gave it a catchy name (‘Depenguinator’, inspired by the ‘Antichickenator’ in Baldur’s Gate), announced it on a FreeBSD mailing list and on Slashdot, and … Continue reading
Very Grumpy Bunny has written a post comparing the GPLv2 and the BSD licence and explaining the difference when applied to Amarok. There are several BSD licenses, so many that you’ll typically see any particular license under BSD terms listed … Continue reading