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Choices, choices, choices, but only a few back CDs left.

So, what is a linux user who wants to expand to BSD to do? FreeBSD, openBSD, PC-BSD, what do you BSD users out there reccomend?
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FreeBSD or PC-BSD.
PC-BSD is based on FreeBSD, its just easier to setup.
The FreeBSD install is pretty straight forward, kind of like slackware's installer.

Just remember its not linux, so don't expect all things to be the same. Thats one thing that may frustrate a linux user. Defiantly take a look at the FreeBSD handbook though.
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FreeBSD

But why BSD and not Windows?
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FreeBSD

But why BSD and not Windows?
Tri-boot, buddy. I've got HDD space, and I like to use it.
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I haven't used any BSD's, I'll have to install one of them.
    
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FreeBSD for sure.
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not a linux user, but used to use freebsd and gentoo but for some reason my mind wanted windows again

i recommend freebsd
    
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I'll recommend FreeBSD, although I haven't tried others.

Make sure to check out their handbook.
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