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If you are interested in BSD live CDs, here is another interesting option: PC-BSD LiveCD. This CD is probably one of the best live desktop BSD products built to-date. Based on FreeBSD 6.2, it includes KDE 3.5.6, X.Org 7.2, Kaffeine … Continue reading
This is a FreeSBIE 2.0.1 review by Steve Lake on Raiden.net From great anticipation to utter misery to mixed reactions. That in general sums up my experience with FreeSBIE 2.0.1. For a live cd that’s built on one of the … Continue reading
I’ll admit it. I’m in love with FreeBSD.FreeBSD is a Unix operating system that runs especially well on generic Intel-compatible hardware.FreeBSD doesn’t do anything special. In fact, anything I can do on my favorite OS, you can do on yours. … Continue reading
About a week ago, Ars Technica wrote a 2 page review of PC-BSD. PC-BSD is not a Linux distribution, but rather it could be considered among the first major FreeBSD-based distributions to live outside of the official FreeBSD. Like most … Continue reading
I’ve been going through all the open bug tickets cleaning up things that have been fixed and reviewing everything else to help Scott and the other developers fix the remaining issues. We’re down to about a half dozen known issues … Continue reading
A very short comparison Compared to m0n0wall, it (i.e. pfSense) has many many more features. That proves problematic for very basic systems, like the soekris net4501 which only has 64mb of ram. m0n0wall runs great on that platform, but pfsense … Continue reading
Gary Sims, a freelance Linux consultant and writer who has a degree in Business Information Systems has published a review of FreeNAS on Linux.com. FreeNAS, an open source NAS server, can convert a PC into a network-attached storage server. The … Continue reading
A few weeks ago we wrote about free and open source OCR software. Today’s there’s an article on the official Google Blog about OCRopus