Nov
18

PC-BSD Review

John R Davis Jr has written a review on his recent experiences with PC-BSD:

I recently have been experimenting with various Distributions; CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, etc… I am constantly installing distribution after distribution in my attempt to find the “perfect” distro for me. I am actually contemplating reviewing, or at least attempting to, review every Linux/BSD distro out there but that’s a story for another time and place. So I fired up my Firefox while I was running Fedora 13 and went to Distrowatch​.com. After looking at the top distributions over the past 30 days, and ruling out the usual suspects, I remembered that I had met some of the folks involved with PC-BSD at the 2009 Ohio Linux Fest. I remembered how PC-BSD, at the time, seemed to be a very interesting product and had a very courteous representation. I located PC-BSD (number 35) and went out on a limb and decided to attempt to install PC-BSD. I went to pcbsd​.org, downloaded the .iso, burnt it to a disk using k3b, and installed it on my Lenovo ThinkPad L412 (review coming soon).

The first boot into the installer was painless and what I would consider fairly easy to navigate.…

You can read the rest of the review on his blog.

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