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Old 03-06-2012, 01:08 PM
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Old 03-07-2012, 11:22 AM
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Old 05-17-2014, 07:39 AM
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At one point iXsystems announced the iX-Apollo Extreme Series PC-BSD workstation but it appears to have since been dropped from their offerings.

For desktops, I'm willing to bet that either ZaReason, eRacks or PugetSystems would be willing to accomodate requests to preinstall PC-BSD.
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:15 AM
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Yes, I just notoced this now as well too ?
iXsystems used to sell Desktops/Workstation Towers,..., but now there is just (rack)Servers.
That probably explains why PCBSD comes with ZFS only, by default.
Nevertheless, PCBSD, was also obviously created for the Desktops/Laptops too, n'est pas ?

Anyway, it would be nice to see iXsystems offer some re-branded Clevo's/Sager's Laptops, just like "System76", "ZaReason",... does, except of course, with PCBSD pre-installed and tested.
The Bonobo Extreme looks very doable in PCBSD,
(as long as it's switchable graphics in Laptops, which the Bonobo does have, since Optimus, as far as I know, is still a no go in BSD.)
The cost is actually not that bad, I mean look what you get, when compared to the Dell, HP, Acer,.. junkware, as offered in the Big-Box stores.
"the BSD things in life are Free"

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Old 10-16-2014, 01:57 AM
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maybe ixsystems can focus on the enterprise desktop (a la Microsoft)? i figure the market is much greater and lucrative in that sector than catering to a more "generalized" desktop market so to speak. Supplying basic office needs (office) and support for common devices like web cams, VoIP headsets, for web conferencing/phone support, and good Bluetooth/wifi, printing, etc.

Once popularity ensues, then it could potentially trickle down into other desktop markets, thus more third party support?

I wouldn't mind if iXsystems design their own reference laptop for the enterprise desktop. Thin, lightweight, good battery life, etc controlling our software, hardware, and services.

I'd definitely buy one.
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