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It seems that FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE is not far away now? https://plus.google.com/u/0/105669055705467236336/posts/SMcf4PGWCKf
The BHyVe “BSD HyperVisor” developers Neel Natu and Peter Grehan have been hard at work preparing the project for merger into the main FreeBSD 10-CURRENT source tree and the result is a remarkably-usable system. These instructions will show you how … Continue reading
The AWS Marketplace, which is mostly used by software companies to sell their commercial appliances and software for use in Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), is now also listing some free and open source operating systems. FreeBSD 9.0 is one … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Security Team has identified an issue in Bind and has issued the following security advisory: FreeBSD-SA-12:06.bind (22/11/2012). I. Background BIND 9 is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. The named(8) daemon is an Internet Domain Name Server. II. … Continue reading
Eric Turgeon has announced the availability of the third release candidate for GhostBSD 3.0. GhostBSD is a FreeBSD derivative that aims to make FreeBSD easier and bring GNOME to BSD users, although LXDE and OpenBox are also available. The third and last release … Continue reading
According to a PC-BSD blog post, RC3 images for the upcoming PC-BSD 9.1 are now available for i386 and amd64 architectures. Notable changes since the previous release candidate: PC-BSD handbook has been updated for 9.1 Fixed bug where some keyboard layouts were not … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Security Team has announced that on 11 November two servers as part of the FreeBSD.org hosting infrastructure have been compromised. The compromise is believed to have occurred due to the leak of an SSH key from a developer … Continue reading
Manuel Kasper has announced a maintenance version in the m0n0wall 1.3 branch: m0n0wall 1.34. This version includes CSRF-related fixes as well as a few other security-relevant updates. There are no major functionality changes, but those who use the traffic shaper … Continue reading