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PCBSD 7.0 Review

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PCBSD is one of the first distributions that has taken a different path when it released its user friendly distribution by choosing to base itself on FreeBSD instead of Linux.

Installation of PCBSD is quite simple and straight forward with its sleek installer guide, it makes it simple to dual boot and also understand how to set it up. After a few clicks and creating an administrator password, you are practically set to use PCBSD. Installation times will vary depending on your computer specs, but overall it was quite speedy.

The desktop itself is quite sleek with a nice desktop image with a few links on how to use PCBSD as well as one to download and install programs. What makes PCBSD friendly is that they have developped a package (software) manager that basically works.

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