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LinuxMall.com: Ask Linus: Why Use Linux Instead of FreeBSD?

Jun 26, 2000, 23:22 (2 Talkback[s])

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"We take your questions and submit the most popular and most interesting questions to Linus. Every week we post Linus' answer to one of your questions."

"Q: Why should someone use Linux instead of *BSD?

A: "Should"? There's a number of reasons to use BSD, simply due to taste differences or due to being more used to BSD. There's a number of advantages of Linux too - better SMP and support etc, but in the end people should have the choice. I'm biased, I shouldn't answer the question."

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