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Old 27th May 2011
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I'm totally new to FreeBSD. I come from a slackware and Gentoo background and was attracted to FreeBSD as a platform for my mail server(due to better security and stability). I've installed release 8.1, and gather that i can track the security branch for this for some time. Would you recommend an earlier relase(for stability) or just upgrading to 8.2 and then tracking the security branch for that release?
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I have setup 8.1-RELEASE some time ago for mail purposes (postfix/dovecot/spamassassin) and I only apply security updates, but as I would be 'doing' that setup now, I would chose 8.2-RELEASE or even latest 8.2-STABLE snapshot.
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