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This is an interesting blog post looking at the BSD as a viable alternative to Linux. The BSDs are less hyped and are in some areas superior to Linux: “The BSDs have been around for a long time – longer … Continue reading
Jan Stedehouder has been reviewing PC-BSD for 30 days in September. Now (November) he’s using DesktopBSD for 30 days and writing about his experience on his blog: DesktopBSD Day 1 – Getting Started (part 1) DesktopBSD Day 1 – Getting … Continue reading
Today the release of FreeNAS 0.686b1 has been anounced via the mailinglist. Version o.685RC2 has been skipped because all its improvements and fixes are also included in 0.686b1. Download here Majors changes: Upgrade fusefs-ntfs to 1.1004. Upgrade lighttpd to 1.4.18. … Continue reading
According to SoftMaker president Martin Kotulla, the only commercial word processor available as a native FreeBSD application, TextMaker, will no longer support that platform as of the upcoming 2008 edition. There will of course be a Windows edition, and a … Continue reading
meetBSD is the biggest and the best technical conference in Poland devoted to open source solutions based on BSD systems The meetBSD 2007 conference will take place in Warsaw from November 17th to 18th. meetBSD is a periodic conference devoted … Continue reading
RoFreeSBIE is a Live DVD/CD installable on hard disk. Its goal is to promote FreeBSD and make it an educational tool and a mobile desktop too. More info on RoFreeSBIE can be found on the FBSD Variants Page. RoFreeSBIE video
I came accros this interesting page that holds snapshots of the FreeBSD release documentation, for the most recent versions back to version 4.5. This page holds snapshots of the FreeBSD release documentation. The first released version of FreeBSD to use … Continue reading
It is possible to spawn a completely jailed second (or many!) operating system within a modern FreeBSD install. Doing so can be tricky, but here I will document the method that I have found works for me. The first most … Continue reading