FreeBSD is a popular free and open source operating system
that is based on the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) version of the Unix operating system. It
runs on processors
such as the Pentium that
are compatible with Intel's x86
architecture and also on amd64, Alpha/AXP, IA-64, PC-98 and
UltraSPARC processors. FreeBSD is an alternative to Linux that will run Linux
FreeBSD is said to be fast, stable, and especially appropriate for use as an Internet server or as a file server. FreeBSD
supports all major X Window desktops, such as KDE and GNOME.
This was last updated in March 2007
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