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The discussion on GPL vs BSD licensing will probably never end, unless one or both licenses cease to exist. There’s an interesting post about the GPL license and BSD license, and the writer’s suggests that the public domain license is … Continue reading
Interesting presentation by Jason Dixon at the Oct New York City *BSD User Group
Matt Hartley, who is using Linux full time himself gives 7 reasons why BSD operating systems are preferred over Linux (but he also admits that BSD has its shortcomings): BSD is dead simple Create your own OS Speed Stability Software packaging Security … Continue reading
Last week we linked to an article on linsux.org why FreeBSD is better for the desktop than Linux. David from UNIX Administratosphere wrote a reply to that article and there’s also a thread on the Linsux forum.
It’s time for Microsoft to dump Windows. In fact, ten years ago would have been a good time to start. At the risk of berating the obvious, it’s clear that security will continue to be a major problem for Microsoft. … 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