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Bsd daemon (beastie)FreeBSD is an open source Unix like operating system. While FreeBSD shares much in common with Unix and Linux, and can even run a number of Linux applications directly, it is a separate operating system in it's own right. The development of FreeBSD started in 1993, and continues today with several hundred active developers.

FreeBSD is primarily designed to run on x86 compatible PC's, although it can be run on a wide variety of processor architectures like PowerPC, ARM, Itanium (IA-64) and even the XBox.

FreeBSD has been used to power some of the most popular web sites on the internet including Yahoo and Hotmail.

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