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[Discuss] GNU/Linux Distro for Mac?

Bill Bogstad wrote:
> As far as I can tell, you are the first person to use the word "UNIX"
> in this discussion thread so I'm not sure why you brought it up.

Because both FreeBSD and Mac OS X are UNIX, and because it's easier to 
type "Unix" than it is to type "FreeBSD and Mac OS X". And because "Unix 
desktop" is inclusive of the desktops available with most Linux 

> They are claiming that there is a difference between a FreeBSD and
> MacOSX desktop, but that seems pretty obvious to me.

I claim that they are wrong. No such difference exists. Gnome on a 
FreeBSD kernel and a FreeBSD user space is a FreeBSD desktop. Aqua on a 
FreeBSD (plus Mach) kernel and a FreeBSD user space is a FreeBSD desktop.

But let's assume for the sake of argument that I am completely blind and 
I can't see the difference between the two. Please explain it in simple 

Rich P.

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