Another attempt at FreeBSD 4.3
dan at afx.org.uk
Tue Jan 8 19:34:15 GMT 2002
Okay ill go through the questions
1: Yup im running StarOffice 5.2 with the linux emulation under freebsd 4.4
2: Pan works, go into /usr/ports/news/pan and you will see (if your ports are
up2date, pan is currently at version 0.11.1
3: 10gb is more than enough space
4: there are many free utilities out there to shrink partitions, im afraid i
havent used any as i have a copy of partition magic, anyone else have input
>===== Original Message From Peter James <p_f_james at lineone.net> =====
>I am going to have another attempt at getting to grips with FreeBSD so can
>anyone on this list answer a couple of questions.
>1. I need an Office Suite. Will Open Office run if Linux support is
>2. Can I run Pan News Reader? I am using Agent under Win98, and Pan seems
>to be the closest to Agent.
>3. I am using a 40gig HD partitoned into two partitions, one of 30gig for
>Win98 and 10gig for FreeBSD. Is 10 gig big enough or should I shrink the
>Win partition? If yes, how? I can't afford Partition Magic.
>please reply to: pfjames at pingu.co.uk
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