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September’s issue of the BSD Magazine is now available: What’s new in PC-BSD 9.1 (free PDF download). We are now living in an age of cloud computing and sharing content and news, privately and publicly. However, it seems cloud companies struggle to keep … Continue reading
Whatsapp, the popular messaging startup, managed to record 10 billion messages in one day, comprising 6 billion outbound messages and 4 billion inbound messages. WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to … Continue reading
I came across the BSD Tutorial channel on youtube that has some useful videos. They’re short and clear. The following are related to managing and maintaining FreeBSD: FreeBSD – invite users to root – www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJrRhV5c2XY FreeBSD – reset root password … Continue reading
pkgng v1.0 has been released and announced by Baptiste Daroussin. pkg (pkgng) can be found in the ports tree under ‘/usr/ports/ports-mgmt/pkg’ or if you are running HEAD it will be part of the base system. Ivan Voras has shared his real life … Continue reading
The KDE/FreeBSD team has announced that the Calligra 2.5 Suite of integrated KDE Applications is now available in the Ports tree. The FreeBSD/EC2 startup (“rc.d”) scripts are now in the FreeBSD ports tree. (via) New updates in the iXsystems Developers’ Corner: Peter … Continue reading
The first RC build for the FreeBSD-9.1 release cycle is now available on most of the FreeBSD mirror sites. The RC1 images for the upcoming PC-BSD 9.1 are now available for i386 and amd64 architectures.
The FreeNAS team at iXsystems has uploaded a video showing how to configure the Plugins service and install a plugin in FreeNAS 8.2.0.
We’re doing a Network Attached Storage (NAS) usage poll on the FreeBSD Central Google+ page. If you want to take part, head over and let us know.