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==What is FreeBSD?==
 
==What is FreeBSD?==
  
FreeBSD is an operating system for a variety of platforms which focuses on features, speed, and stability. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a large community.
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FreeBSD is an operating system for a variety of [https://www.freebsd.org/platforms/ platforms] which focuses on features, speed, and stability. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a [https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/contributors/staff-committers.html large community].
  
 
==Cutting edge features==
 
==Cutting edge features==
  
FreeBSD offers advanced networking, performance, security and compatibility features today which are still missing in other operating systems, even some of the best commercial ones.
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FreeBSD offers advanced networking, performance, security and compatibility [https://www.freebsd.org/features.html features] today which are still missing in other operating systems, even some of the best commercial ones.
Powerful Internet solutions
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==Powerful Internet solutions==
  
 
FreeBSD makes an ideal Internet or Intranet server. It provides robust network services under the heaviest loads and uses memory efficiently to maintain good response times for thousands of simultaneous user processes.
 
FreeBSD makes an ideal Internet or Intranet server. It provides robust network services under the heaviest loads and uses memory efficiently to maintain good response times for thousands of simultaneous user processes.
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==Run a huge number of applications==
 
==Run a huge number of applications==
  
With over 33,000 ported libraries and applications, FreeBSD supports applications for desktop, server, appliance, and embedded environments.
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With over 33,000 ported libraries and applications, FreeBSD supports [https://www.freebsd.org/applications.html applications] for desktop, server, appliance, and embedded environments.
  
 
==Easy to install==
 
==Easy to install==
  
FreeBSD can be installed from a variety of media including CD-ROM, DVD, or directly over the network using FTP or NFS. All you need are these directions.
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FreeBSD can be installed from a variety of media including CD-ROM, DVD, or directly over the network using FTP or NFS. All you need are [https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/bsdinstall.html these directions].
FreeBSD is free
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==The BSD Daemon==
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==FreeBSD is free==
  
While you might expect an operating system with these features to sell for a high price, FreeBSD is available free of charge and comes with the source code. If you would like to purchase or download a copy to try out, more information is available.
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While you might expect an operating system with these features to sell for a high price, FreeBSD is available [https://www.freebsd.org/copyright/index.html free of charge] and comes with the source code. If you would like to purchase or download a copy to try out, more [https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mirrors.html information is available].
  
 
==In the Press about FreeBSD==
 
==In the Press about FreeBSD==
  
* "It is the unknown giant." Source: [https://www.heise.de/ct/entdecken/?keywords=FreeBSD c't magazin]
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* "It is the unknown giant." Sources: [https://www.heise.de/ct/entdecken/?keywords=FreeBSD c't magazin] and [https://www.freebsdbytes.com/about-freebsd/ FreeBSD Bytes]
 
* [https://unixsheikh.com/articles/why-you-should-migrate-everything-from-linux-to-bsd.html Why you should migrate everything from Linux to BSD]
 
* [https://unixsheikh.com/articles/why-you-should-migrate-everything-from-linux-to-bsd.html Why you should migrate everything from Linux to BSD]
 
* [https://unixsheikh.com/articles/freebsd-is-an-amazing-operating-system.html FreeBSD is an amazing operating system]
 
* [https://unixsheikh.com/articles/freebsd-is-an-amazing-operating-system.html FreeBSD is an amazing operating system]
 
* [https://www.freebsdfoundation.org/journal/browser-based-edition/ FreeBSD Journal]
 
* [https://www.freebsdfoundation.org/journal/browser-based-edition/ FreeBSD Journal]
  
===Who use FreeBSD===
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==Who use FreeBSD==
  
 
* It is used mainly on servers because of its '''stability'''. Who uses it: for examble Netflix or WhatsApp. Source:[https://www.thomas-krenn.com/de/wiki/FreeBSD Thomas Krenn]
 
* It is used mainly on servers because of its '''stability'''. Who uses it: for examble Netflix or WhatsApp. Source:[https://www.thomas-krenn.com/de/wiki/FreeBSD Thomas Krenn]
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* List of products based on FreeBSD see [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_products_based_on_FreeBSD Wikipedia]
 
* List of products based on FreeBSD see [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_products_based_on_FreeBSD Wikipedia]
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==Project Site==
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https://www.freebsd.org/
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[[Category:Project]]

Latest revision as of 13:26, 7 February 2020

Introduction[edit]

FreeBSD is an operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. A large community has continually developed it for more than thirty years. Its advanced networking, security, and storage features have made FreeBSD the platform of choice for many of the busiest web sites and most pervasive embedded networking and storage devices.

What is FreeBSD?[edit]

FreeBSD is an operating system for a variety of platforms which focuses on features, speed, and stability. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a large community.

Cutting edge features[edit]

FreeBSD offers advanced networking, performance, security and compatibility features today which are still missing in other operating systems, even some of the best commercial ones.

Powerful Internet solutions[edit]

FreeBSD makes an ideal Internet or Intranet server. It provides robust network services under the heaviest loads and uses memory efficiently to maintain good response times for thousands of simultaneous user processes.

Advanced Embedded Platform[edit]

FreeBSD brings advanced network operating system features to appliance and embedded platforms, from higher-end Intel-based appliances to ARM, PowerPC, and MIPS hardware platforms. From mail and web appliances to routers, time servers, and wireless access points, vendors around the world rely on FreeBSD's integrated build and cross-build environments and advanced features as the foundation for their embedded products. And the Berkeley open source license lets them decide how many of their local changes they want to contribute back.

Run a huge number of applications[edit]

With over 33,000 ported libraries and applications, FreeBSD supports applications for desktop, server, appliance, and embedded environments.

Easy to install[edit]

FreeBSD can be installed from a variety of media including CD-ROM, DVD, or directly over the network using FTP or NFS. All you need are these directions.

FreeBSD is free[edit]

While you might expect an operating system with these features to sell for a high price, FreeBSD is available free of charge and comes with the source code. If you would like to purchase or download a copy to try out, more information is available.

In the Press about FreeBSD[edit]

Who use FreeBSD[edit]

  • It is used mainly on servers because of its stability. Who uses it: for examble Netflix or WhatsApp. Source:Thomas Krenn
  • List of products based on FreeBSD see Wikipedia


Project Site[edit]

https://www.freebsd.org/