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#22

BSD CHALLENGE!!!

Great! Thanks @AdminDev!

Will install someBSD on something over the weekend, not sure where on what, but will do.

Does BSD run on MacBooks!? :thinking:

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#23

fire up the old PS3 and go to town

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#24

Depends how old your macbook is, but i would not recommend it. Driver support is generally worse than Linux - if Linux has issues, you can pretty much guarantee FreeBSD will have more in terms of hardware support.

It is pretty lightweight though, maybe try it in a VM.

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#25

I’m still not sure what kind of BSD I’ll install:

OpenBSD

https://www.openbsd.org/faq/index.html

NomadBSD

http://nomadbsd.org/index.html

FreeBSD

https://www.freebsd.org/about.html

GhostBSD

https://ghostbsd.org/about

TrueOS

https://www.trueos.org/downloads/

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#26

why not

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#27

FreeBSD or TrueOS is probably best place to start IMHO. Biggest support, easiest installer. Best hardware compatibility.

edit:
Maybe Nomad. Hadn’t heard of that one yet but seems like another FreeBSD variant. Anything based on FreeBSD will have much better hardware compatibility than any of the others IMHO.

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#28

What about Project Trident?
I thought that was the newest fork of TrueOS/PCBSD for desktop users?

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#29

I’m in

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#31

What are the rules of the challenge, and will we have a badge?

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#32

I’m going to probably install a bsd to my emac and see what happens.

I mean, it’ll die, but the process of watching it melt will be fun.

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#33

Yusss.

Use a BSD for the majority of your tasks (work and potentially school stuff are exempt, I do suppose) for X amount of time.

As far as badges @Goalkeeper ?

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#34

Lulz. You’d be surprised.

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#35

define X jeez

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#36

Maybe we can get tiers of badges. If you get it installed you get a badge for effort. Get a GUI/Workstation you’ll get a go-getter badge. Use it for a month you’ll get a tryhard. Use it for six months you’ll get novice. A year you’ll get champion badge.

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#37

I like that, coz I am not willing to change my desktop. (Remember I don’t distro, or OS hop)

But am willing to set up a BSD “server” on old IBM ThinkCentre with Pentium 4

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#38

So, since you’re OP, if you’ll define all the parts and rules of the challenge, that’d be great :wink:

I might even join, that Pentium is already anxious.

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#39

What do you want it to be named?

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#40

Your so nice.

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#41

0.001% Challenge

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#42

according to this rando site, not that bad

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