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Old 21st July 2010
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I think the key is what is your goal?

If you want to learn I would recommend OpenBSD as the documentation to install, configure and populate with applications is concise and up to date

Slackware is in many ways similar although I do not think the documentation is as good. Slackware has the advantage that all software (not just the base system) has security updates

OpenBSD used to have security updates for secondary packages but this was too much given the number of platforms supported by OpenBSD.

In my opinion PC-BSD is the BSD equivalent of SimplyMepis. You are likely to get a working KDE desktop but you will not lean much about BSD unix in the process.

Last edited by shep; 21st July 2010 at 02:52 AM. Reason: Added last paragraph
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