Installed on a dell inspiron laptop, hoping against belief that it would not have the same flaws on this laptop as its namesake freebsd. Too much to ask of though.
I could go into the graphic issue inherited from freebsd - the intel driver does not have a lot of screen resolutions, and certainly not wide-screen 16:9 resolutions, which means you are stuck with its fantastically tight screen resolution something like 3200xwhatever. You have to increase the DPI to at least double if not three times to to be able to see with comfort fonts, icons etc...
Trouble with Mate desktop - nothing much would open, but better luck with XFCE.
Then of course, just like freebsd, some applications can not adapt to high resolution, and a high DPI, and are either too small or too large.
For myself, overall, too much of a struggle for my aging eyes to cope with.
Looked like a great alternative to other FreeBSD variants which are not security focused. Installation is seamless, as well as package management. However, development clearly prioritises server, and not desktop appliances, judging by the lack of video drivers for example. Overall I was glad to try this OS, though in my case it wasn't suitable.
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