FreeBSD Released for AmigaOne X5000 PowerPC computers

Programmer Justin Hibbits released FreeBSD for AmigaOne X5000 computers. FreeBSD has similarities with Linux, with two major differences in scope and licensing: FreeBSD maintains a complete operating system, i.e. the project delivers kernel, device drivers, userland utilities and documentation, as opposed to Linux delivering a kernel and drivers only and relying on third-parties for system software; and FreeBSD source code is generally released under a permissive BSD license as opposed to the copyleft GPL used by Linux.

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