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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.
The FreeNAS development team has announced the availability of FreeNAS 8.3.0-BETA1. This is the first public release of the 8.3.0 branch of FreeNAS, which upgrades the underlying base system of FreeNAS to FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE-p7. This update brings with it version 28 of the … Continue reading
Tarsnap is an online service where you can securely backup your data. It is maintained by Colin Percifal, an ex FreeBSD Security Officer. Tarsnap is a secure online backup service for BSD, Linux, OS X, Minix, Solaris, Cygwin, and probably … Continue reading
Microsoft and collaborators today announced a beta release of drivers that enable the open source FreeBSD 8.2 server operating system to run in a virtual machine (VM) using Microsoft’s Hyper-V Server. The beta, which isn’t intended for use in production … Continue reading