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Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by Drone, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. Drone

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    They've just released the newest versions.

    NetBSD 6 Final

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    FreeBSD 9.1 RC2 iso x86

    FreeBSD 9.1 RC2 iso x64

    No comments required, it's FreeBSD :p

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    PCBSD 9.1 RC2 x86 and x64 ISO

     
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    i havn't used freebsd in ages. i do remember really liking it but hating that it never seemed to support my hardware out of the box. that was and still is my main reason for using centos.
     
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    centos is practically redhat without the redhat name right?
     
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    yup!
     
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    Pretty damned close to fedora also. We use CentOS for our servers here at work for obvious reasons.
     
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    Just wanted to chime in and say that CentOS is for that purpose (stability stabilty stability) while Fedora is on the edge of technology, modern but untested. The people reading this thread knows this but still.

    I've been thinking about trying FreeBSD but haven't been arsed. But now I have the netbook in sig to play around with! Hmm, might have to do that actually.. Would be interesting.
     
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    NETBSD 7 is still in RC phase

    p.s. nope, it's out

    ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-7.0/iso
     
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    OneMoar There is Always Moar

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    BSD stands for barely stable distribution
    :roll:
     
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    Trolling?
     
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    OneMoar There is Always Moar

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    no need BSD self-trolls its users
     
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    I've never had an issue with it. No clue what you're talking about, and I'm a gentoo fanboy but work with both.

    They both need the user to have a clue about what they are working with, but that's a given.
     
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    I tried FreeBSD 10.2 this week. Not my usual cup of tea, as an openSUSE user.
     
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    It's different, but that should be expected. Unless using something like PCBSD, it's going to expect you to learn everything and anything yourself or from the handbook.
     
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    i don't see how anyone can claim BSD is not stable. OpenBSD is the gold standard for OS security and FreeBSD has more maturity then any linux distro including RHEL.
     
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    Pretty much this.
     
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    I've recently migrated my neighbors 2 servers to FreeBSD 10. One is a network server for 1000-something clients, another one is used for IPTV and an internal web server that handles user control panel and billing.
    Before that we had an older machine running FreeBSD 9(when the network was smaller).

    Over the past 5-6 years the only problems we had were either hardware related or simply configuration mistakes. Not a single OS-related issue.
     

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