Jack M Germain reviews GhostBSD Open Source operating system from a Linux user’s perspective. GhostBSD is based on TrueOS, and originally on FreeBSD. Germain discusses a bit of BSD history, packages, look and feel, apps, and other things. See the link below for the detailed report.
The subject of this week’s Linux Picks and Pans is a representative of a less well-known computing platform that coexists with Linux as an open source operating system. If you thought that the Linux kernel was the only open source engine for a free OS, think again. BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution) shares many of the same features that make Linux OSes viable alternatives to proprietary computing platforms.