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Category Archives: FreeBSD vs Linux
Both licensing models have been around for a very long time. I don’t know which predates which, but it really doesn’t matter. The spirit behind both licenses is very similar: free software is good. But they realize this idea in … Continue reading
Another interesting post from Penguin Pete: “The BSD Community Compared to the Linux Community”: “I’ll tell you the number one thing right off that I like better about BSD than Linux: the peace and quiet. An amazing experience occurred when … Continue reading
Will Backman (BSDtalk) has uploaded an interview with Richard Stallman on GNU and Free Software in general. To listen click here. Mr Stallman has requested that this podcast only be distributed in the free/open source OGG format.
I like this comparison between Linux and FreeBSD: Although FreeBSD and Linux are close cousins with a considerable number of similarities under the hood, some major differences separate them. FreeBSD is tidy, self-contained, and well-organized. All the pieces form a … Continue reading
This quote, that has been around for a while, is quite funny: BSD is what you get when a bunch of Unix hackers sit down to try to port a Unix system to the PC. Linux is what you get … Continue reading
First, Linux is a kernel — not an OS — that Red Hat combines with other software they choose to form the production Red Hat distribution of Linux, currently Red Hat 7.3. As you no doubt are aware, there are … Continue reading
The Free Software Magazine has published today an article explaining the main differences between FreeBSD and GNU/Linux. This article is especially interesting for those who are (fairly) new to BSD and/or Linux. GNU/Linux is the most popular operating system built … Continue reading