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What is the difference between BSD and Linux?

Asked by B. Wright, Last updated: Dec 31, 2019

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cloudministerdev

Cloudministerdev

Answered Nov 21, 2019

Linux is an independent project reengineered Unix internals, programs, and networking.
Freebsd is essentially a Unix direct derivative. ...Read More
 

Howard Reyes

Howard Reyes, Science Teacher, California

Answered Aug 06, 2019

Linux and BSD are commonly heard when discussing operating systems. The licenses for Linux and BSD are different. Linux uses GPL licensing and BSD's license is not as restrictive as the license for Linux. Linux is more controlled than BSD. There is a difference between the BSD and the Linux project in regards to how much of the operating...Read More
 

R. Barnes

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R. Barnes, Analyst, PhD, Clinton

Answered Jul 23, 2019

Linux and BSD are commonly heard when discussing operating systems. The licenses for Linux and BSD are different. Linux uses GPL licensing and BSD's license is not as restrictive as the license for Linux. Linux is more controlled than BSD. There is a difference between the BSD and the Linux project in regards to how much of the operating...Read More
 

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