package management

Fedora 9 has been released and available for download. Some of the more interesting new features include a new package management system and other softwares.

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Sun is planning to release OpenSolaris soon with better package management, GNU userland tools and fast release cycle just like Fedora or Ubuntu Linux. Sun’s Ian Murdock gave a presentation about OpenSolaris at LugRadio Live this past weekend. He explained how OpenSolaris reflects Sun’s changing platform strategy and also discussed some of the technical attributes […]

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Sometime by mistakes all file permissions get changed and you need to restore file permission. For example a shell script or some sort of corruption could change the permissions for packages (installed files), it may be necessary to reset them. For example a long time ago my shell script run chmod and chown commands on […]

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PC-BSD review

by on November 12, 2006 · 0 comments

PC-BSD is a Unix-like, desktop-oriented operating system based on FreeBSD. The main aim is to be easy to install programs by using a graphical installation program, KDE – pre-installed graphical user interface. PC-BSD does not use ports style package management, instead it use .pbi files. You can just double click on .pbi file to start […]

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If you would like to compare FreeBSD and Linux, then keep in mind following points: * SMP support * Portability * Reliability/robust * Performance * Security * Filesystem * Support (community and vendor) * Clean code and well documented API * Amount of software/applications * 3rd party apps support Feature FreeBSD Linux SMP support Good […]

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