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Re: LiveCD for NetBSD equivalent to DesktopBSD or PC-BSD?
On Jun 11, 7:46pm, Zbigniew Baniewski wrote:
} On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 06:40:52PM -0500, Doctor Who wrote:
} > Is there a LiveCD for NetBSD equivalent to DesktopBSD or PC-BSD? I
} > remember a NetBSD-office (or something like that) back in the day and
} > I see I live cd on the NetBSD ISO mirrors, but it appears a bit long
} > in the tooth.
} My - quite personal - feeling is: there's no need.
} Why? NetBSD seems to be server-oriented OS rather, which - there's no doubt
} - of course can be used on the desktops as well, but desktops aren't the
} "target". Desktop user needs are somewhat different, than the server
} administrator's; first of all: drivers for the newest hardware (or at least
} for hardware, which still can be described as "new") - and I mean exactly this
} sort of hardware, which is somewhat aside of the main interest of the devs:
} like 3-D graphics accelerators, newest sound/music cards, and for other
} hardware, which has no relationship to any server application.
mmm... Music on Hold server...
}-- End of excerpt from Zbigniew Baniewski
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