pairBlog highlights several differences between Ubuntu and FreeBSD, for those looking for a hosting solution.
Choosing an Operating System for your account can feel a bit daunting. When first setting up a Hosting Account, many worry which OS is right for their needs. What’s the difference between FreeBSD and Ubuntu? Which one is right for me?
Ubuntu vs FreeBSD
Well good news is that unless you are planning on performing some “in-depth” development on your account, you are unlikely to notice much of a difference between an Ubuntu & FreeBSD hosting account. Generally the systems are more alike than they are different. Both are open source, free for use, and based on Unix-like operating systems.