Check out these two posts from Andy Mender’s blog called Lands of UNIX.  Mender talks about certain features such as documentation, directory organization, etc. You can read his full blog below and see the perspective of someone who has dove deep in various UNIX operating systems.

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Smells Like Unix Spirit

I am very picky about operating systems, but somewhat undemanding when it comes to features. I am perfectly fine with only a single browser choice (though FreeBSD lets me use either Chrome/Chromium or Firefox), I don’t use Flash altogether and for most writing/text editing/coding, extremely simple editors like Geany or Emacs. To top it off, an old-school desktop environment, such as Xfce or Mate. All of this is naturally available on FreeBSD, nicely bundled for easy installation into packages or for compilation through the Ports system. Granted, a few things could be less troublesome to handle: …

FreeBSD – The Tidiness of Unix

One of the principles I follow in computing is order. I like when my documents have date tags in their names and they’re properly arranged in directories. Moreover, I appreciate the power of ‘_’ and ‘-‘ in file naming to allow better sorting. As an extension of that thought, order was one of the major incentives that brought me to FreeBSD…