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PC-BSD 1.4.1 has been released. These are the major changes: Upgrades Compiz 0.5.2 to Compiz-Fusion 0.6.0 Switches from HPIJS to HPLIP for better printer / scanner support. Adds extra screen savers with X-Screensaver package Updates NVIDIA drivers to latest releases … Continue reading
Currently the LISA ’07 Conference (Texas) is on where PC-BSD is represented by Matt Olander. 2 pictures here. If you know any more pictures please let me know.
When it comes to firewalls, most people are fine with a consumer grade solution like a Linksys, Netgear or D-Link “router,” but these devices lack in features. With a Pentium II 200MHz processor and 1GB of RAM, you can create … Continue reading
The pfSense team have now released version 1.2-RC3. A lot of new improvements and features have been added to this version, a list of which can be found here. Here’s an upgrade note.
The DesktopBSD project is now also providing weekly snapshots for i386 computers, in addition to the AMD64 snapshots. Like AMD64 snapshots, they are built every Saturday from the latest DesktopBSD Tools, the most recent FreeBSD 6-STABLE sources and an up-to-date … Continue reading
Recently I came across a fairly new project called TrueBSD, a FreeBSD LiveCD based on XFCE. There’s not a great deal of information on the TrueBSD website as to what the goals of the project are, how their project differs … Continue reading
Ken Smith has announced the availability of FreeBSD 7.0-BETA2: The 7.0-BETA2 builds have completed and are on many of the FreeBSD mirror sites. If you want to update an existing machine using cvsup, use RELENG_7 as the branch tag. Instructions … Continue reading
These are the final figures from BSDstats.org for October 2007 showing the use of *BSD operating systems: PC-BSD 7554 (54.2%) FreeBSD 5614 (40.3%) DesktopBSD 554 (4.0%) NetBSD 111 (0.8%) OpenBSD 71 (0.5%) DragonFlyBSD 21 (0.2%) MirBSD 7 (0.1%) MidnightBSD 6 … Continue reading