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- FreeBSD is a Unix-like operating system for i386/i486/Pentium PCs.
- Features of FreeBSD include:
- True pre-emptive multitasking.
- True processes and inter-process protection.
- Multiuser capability.
- A complete Berkeley TCP/IP stack with NFS, NIS (yellow pages),
multicasting, packet filtering and firewall support.
- Non-segmented demand-paged virtual memory.
- Industry standard X11 Release 6.
- Binary compatibility with many programs built for SCO, BSDI,
NetBSD, and Linux.
- Hundreds of applications ported and available in prepackaged
binary and source form.
- Sun-style shared libraries.
- Development tools for many languages (C, C++, Fortran, Ada etc.).
- And much more.
- The whole of FreeBSD is distributed in binary and source form.
You have complete control over the system's operation, and can fix
things or tailor the system to your needs.
- FreeBSD is FREE! You pay nothing whatsoever to use it.
- FreeBSD is based on the 4.4BSD-Lite release from the Computer
Science Research Group at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB).
- The FreeBSD Project has put in many thousands of hours in fine
tuning the system for maximum performance and reliability in
real-life load situations.
Tue Sep 5 11:22:10 EST 1995