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Re: Is NetBSD the right OS for me?
> I have been a Linux user for more than 6 years, but now I'm tired of
> various problems and I'm looking for other operating systems. In
> particular, I'm interested in portability of software and being able
> of cross-compile, and it seems to me these are one of the main
> features of NetBSD. Also, I dislike the Autotools, and I heard that in
> NetBSD packages are installed with make only. Finally, I'm a sort of
> do-it-yourself guy and I'm wondering if NetBSD can be build from
> scratch just like Linux.
Just do it. I bet you won't find it out if you don't give it a try. As
beginner you may experience some problems, but that's ok. I've been
using Linux for about 8 years till some friend of mine recommended
NetBSD 5.0 to me. It was a great decision. I don't regret it at all!
If you look for a clean, well designed system, NetBSD its your choice to
be! If you want a clean Unix, there you go! :D
BTW: The user support is also outstanding!
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