FreeBSD vs. Gentoo
Jun 22, 2007, 19:30 (8 Talkback[s])
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"FreeBSD and Gentoo are both acceptable operating systems in my
book, but they both have their weak and strong points. They both
have excellent speeds, so you're not going to see any tedious
graphs of how much faster Gentoo can convert a .gif to .png on this
page. If you see an interesting term in this article and want to
find out more about it, Google it, I'm not about to spam the page
up with a bunch of links either.
"FreeBSD wins hands down. It's not even a competition.
Sysinstall on FreeBSD is the easiest thing to setup, and I can get
a copy of FreeBSD installed and into command line in under fifteen
minutes. Gentoo's suggestion for installation is archaic. They made
a livecd that will install Gentoo in a text mode of GUI, but it
really does take longer than FreeBSD and it really did screw up a