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Date:      Wed, 7 Mar 2012 17:17:33 -0500
From:      David Jackson <djackson452@gmail.com>
To:        David Brodbeck <gull@gull.us>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Still having trouble with package upgrades
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On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 4:27 PM, David Brodbeck <gull@gull.us> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 10:56 AM, David Jackson <djackson452@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > You have just now declared complete indifference to and alienated about
> 99%
> > of the potential user base and their needs, those who could care less
> about
> > compiling source and messing with compiler options.
>
> Maybe FreeBSD isn't right for them.  It's not meant to be all things
> to all people.  It may be that a different OS would fill your needs
> better.  If so, you should use it!  If you're determined to run some
> kind of BSD UNIX, you should investigate PC-BSD, which is meant to be
> easier to install and maintain for non-technical users.
>
>


I actually did try PC-BSD and its not better than FreeBSD. An OS that
demands users completely reinstall the operating system just to upgrade is
user friendly?



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