[nycbug-talk] BSD distros

michael lists
Thu Aug 12 06:53:53 EDT 2004

Aside from calling them "distros", which makes me uncomfortable.. this 
is an interesting article for an introduction to the big *BSD's.


August 10, 2004
Differentiating Among BSD Distros
By Martin Brown

Organizations that want to use a public Unix variant have two solutions 
from which to chose: Linux and BSD. The much talked about Linux camp 
contains a variety of distributions that include different utilities and 
tool sets. The same is true of the less frequently covered BSD camp. 
This article compares and contrasts the four main BSD variants and 
offers recommendations for both server- and desktop-based solutions.


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