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The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce the kicking off of the 2007 Fall Fundraising campaign by auctioning off the first copy of the book Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition. You can be the first one to own this book, while … Continue reading
The third annual pfSense hackathon has been a great success. There was a lot of cleaning up code and cleaning up the many new features that are already in the development branches, rather than adding more new features. This leaves … Continue reading
Kris Kennaway from the FreeBSD project has created an interesting 37-page PDF showing some of the good things to come with FreeBSD 7.0. (including some much promising graphs!). Especially the speed of MySQL on a FreeBSD server is impressive. It … Continue reading
Now that FreeBSD 7.0-beta1 has been released, the final stage of the FreeBSD-7.0 Release cycle has begun. The FreeBSD 7.0-BETA1 ISO images for Tier-1 architectures are now available for download on most of the FreeBSD mirror sites. The more people … Continue reading
Will Beckman has posted a podcast on AsiaBSDCon 2008 with Hiroki Sato and George Neville-Neil. Download/listen MP3 | OGG
The BSD Conference in Turkey is over now. Diomidis Spinellis, a FreeBSD committer since 2003, wrote about the conference on his blog This has been a wonderful experience. The conference’s location, the Rectorate of the Marmara University, (SultanAhmet, Istanbul), was … Continue reading
The release cycle of DesktopBSD is rather slow, since the developers spend a lot of time making sure the release is almost bug-free. For those who are always excited about trying the latest and greatest features, DBSD provides now weekly … Continue reading
The Processor website has published (19/10/2007) an article “Low-Cost Storage Tools – Open-Source Projects Provide Increasing Choices” that gives a short description of the following open source storage tools: Amanda FreeNAS NASLite Open Filer Demands for storage continue to increase, … Continue reading