I can see that. I think I accidentally came across the original quote on openbsdhandbook.com:
“Linux people do what they do because they hate Microsoft. We do what we do because we love Unix."
– Theo de Raadt
Well, it's different, but still negative for those who LOVE LINUX in and of itself...
Happy to hear that :)
Didn't U have Widnows originally? I did and I installed Puppy Linux (5.something) on a flash stick and haven't looked back since.
I came across a book (Using UNIX) from 1991 or smth and was fascinated, I like going to the root of things. Gradually it dawned on me that...
Use whatever rocks your boat. Yes, Linux has faster, more current HW support in some areas. If you are unsure look at BSD-hardware.info. It also has a database of Linux HW. Please upload your probe to help grow the resource!
BSDs are not everyones cup of tea. I often hear they are great for...
I've never come across a faster install than OpenBSD. It has really sane defaults, one simply hit enter for a few minutes.
GhostBSD is no harder to install than any major distro. Graphical installer. Based on FreeBSD.
NomadBSD is also a super portable, persistent (or installed on HD)...
Depending on what you wanna do I have discovered that the BSD's are/can be very lightweight as well!
I run OpenBSD on a IBM t42 32-bit 1GB laptop and idle with X running with CWM (Calm Window Manager) it consumes a whooping 53mb's of RAM!!
OpenBSD does not include NANO in base of course, but it certainly does not include VIM either! However at least ED and VI is included, and maybe you tried VI?
VIM means Vi IMproved and is a younger fork of VI which was made in Berkeley University — famous for it's distribution of UNIX®...
Folks, NomadBSD is installable on hardware :)
I made an account here to tell you!
It can run persistently on a USB, but also be installed. It's beautiful as well. Try live first to test if your machine is compatible.
GhostBSD is of course also recommended AND has a live system too.