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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  FreeBSD
  
      A free operating system based on the BSD
     4.4-lite release from Computer Systems Research Group at
     the University of California at Berkeley.
  
     FreeBSD requires an ISA, EISA, VESA, or PCI based
     computer with an Intel 80386SX to Pentium CPU (or
     compatible AMD or Cyrix CPU) with 4 megabytes of RAM and
     60MB of disk space.
  
     Some of FreeBSD's features are: preemptive multitasking with
     dynamic priority adjustment to ensure smooth and fair sharing
     of the computer between applications and users.  Multiuser
     access - peripherals such as printers and tape drives can be
     shared between all users.  Complete TCP/IP networking
     including SLIP, PPP, NFS and NIS.  Memory
     protection, demand-paged virtual memory with a merged
     VM/{buffer+cache">VM/{buffer cache design.  FreeBSD was designed as a 32 bit
     operating system.  X Window System (X11R6) provides a
     graphical user interface.  Binary compatibility with many
     programs built for SCO, BSDI, NetBSD, 386BSD, and
     Linux.  Hundreds of ready-to-run applications in the FreeBSD
     ports collection.  FreeBSD is source code compatible with
     most popular commercial Unix systems and thus most
     applications require few, if any, changes to compile.  Shared
     libraries.  A full compliment of C, C++, Fortran and
     Perl development tools and many other languages.  Source
     code for the entire system is available.  Extensive on-line
     documentation.
  
     http://freebsd.org/)">(http://freebsd.org/).
  
     ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD)">(ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD) or try your nearest
     mirror site listed at the home site or buy the CD-ROM from
     Walnut Creek.
  
     (1998-11-24)
  

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