FreeBSD on the Desktop (Was iBook THIS THREAD MUST DIE NOW)

David Gerard fun at thingy.apana.org.au
Fri Jan 7 17:32:57 GMT 2005


Simon Dick (simond at irrelevant.org) [050108 04:28]:
> On Fri, 2005-01-07 at 17:02 +0000, James wrote:

> > I've been wondering for the past couple of years about creating a 'base' 
> > FreeBSD distro that automatically installs a given subset of software 
> > (roughly modelled on XP.  Don't hate me.) and asks simple configuration 
> > questions.  Admittedly I'm insanely happy with current methods of doing 
> > it, but I'm sure that something like that could work well.
 
> FreeSBIE has something like that and is CD based with a HD install
> option, could be worth trying.


Or, for anohter approximation, isn't there a 'workstation' port that pulls
in GNOME, KDE, all their dependencies and a pile of other useful things?
Although compiling that lot will take a while ...


- d.






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