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ExtremeTech: The BSDs: Sophisticated, Powerful, and (Mostly) Free

This article at ExtremeTech introduces and defines BSD, discusses Unix history, explains some of the key highlights of the three main BSDs, shares some differences with Linux and talks about BSD's future.
The BSDs are known for the logical consistency of their commands and architectures, as well as for robustness and stability. ... The long BSD tradition of cautious development, extensive peer review, and thorough testing makes them some of the most reliable software ever developed.

The article briefly covers a wide-range of topics, such as FreeBSD installations, Darwin OS, Wasabi Systems, commercial use, and more.

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September 16, 2013 11:24:29

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