The kernel, while critical to the operation of the system, is not the interface that desktop users see. That’s the realm of technologies that are actually common to both Linux and FreeBSD.
PC-BSD 10 includes the KDE 4.10 desktop interface, which is also widely used on Linux systems. Additionally, users of PC-BSD 10 have the choice of the MATE, XFCE or LXDE desktop interfaces, which are also commonly deployed on Linux systems. In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at the new PC-BSD 10 operating system and what it offers desktop users.