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Date:      Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:55:22 -0700
From:      "Jack L." <xxjack12xx@gmail.com>
To:        Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@rocketmail.com>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Can I use FreeBSD as a desktop system?
Message-ID:  <CALeGphx=JViJB4Sya2A5hKExvTVsPckXrz0a754PYEnxOwXHUw@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20170719094122.3541b41c@archlinux.localdomain>
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On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 12:41 AM, Ralf Mardorf via freebsd-questions
<freebsd-questions@freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:17:49 -0700, Jack L. wrote:
>>I've been using FreeBSD as a desktop for over a decade, works great
>
> As already pointed out, it depends on the domain. A WM or a WM + DE and
> a MUA and browser works great. Professional real-time audio doesn't
> work at all. There are for sure many domains were it does a good job,
> but there are also for sure some domains were it can't be used. IOW the
> OP needs to mention what the desktop PC should be used for.

Hey, I use it for pro real-time audio. My 2005 era laptop is FreeBSD
and it works great for pre-recorded radio shows or live streaming! ;)



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