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Eric Turgeon has announced the second release candidate of GhostBSD 3.0 with Gnome 2 and LXDE. This is now available for download and testing. There have been a few updates and additions since RC1. Check the changelog for these changes. About GhostBSD: GhostBSD is a … Continue reading
Below some updates and links with regards to past and future FreeBSD related conferences. 1. EuroBSCon 2012 took place between 18-21 October in Warshaw, Poland. There is an overview of all presentations that took place on bsdevents. When PDFss and video recordings … Continue reading
ACM Queue interviewed Cambridge researcher (and FreeBSD developer) Robert Watson on why processor designs need to change in order to better support security features like Capsicum — and how they change all the time (RISC, GPUs, etc). He also talks … Continue reading
The FreeNAS development team (www.freenas.org) has announced the availability of FreeNAS 8.3.0-RC1. Images and plugins can be downloaded from FreeNAS SourceForge page: This is the first and only release candidate planned for the final version of FreeNAS 8.3.0-RELEASE. FreeNAS 8.3.0 … Continue reading
The second RC build for the FreeBSD-9.1 release cycle was released last week (due to a busy break abroad I’m posting this only now). ISO images for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, and powerpc64 architectures are available. Remember, this is not the … Continue reading
Today’s left-overs: FreeBSD: 102 Tips and Tricks (for reference / refreshing your mind) [mebsd] An Easy Way To Try Out FreeBSD 10 [Phoronix] FreeBSD On ARM Is Still In Severed State [Phoronix] Nvidia GeForce Graphics Driver 304.51 for FreeBSD 64-bit / … Continue reading
October’s issue of the BSD Magazine is now available: Network Security & Auditing (free PDF download). You’ll find the following subjects inside: VX ConnectBot: Open Source SSH Client for Android Devices Installing Xfce Desktop Environment on OpenBSD 5.1 Browse the Internet Differently FreeBSD Enterprise … Continue reading