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This week has been interesting with regards to online security: LinkedIn, Last.fm, eHarmony, et al had security issues and breaches. Not directly related to these breaches, but still in the realm of security, Poul-Henning Kamp, the author of md5crypt(), has said that md5crypt() is … Continue reading
Below some miscelaneous links to FreeBSD related news and updates: KDE/FreeBSD Bulletin with recent FreeBSD KDE ports related updates. PC-BSD 20120605 Snapshot now available for testing. There’s also a BSD Talk interview (BSDTalk 2016) with Kris Moore, founder of the … Continue reading
Martin Wilke has put out a call for people to help him test xorg 7.7, an open source implementation of the X Window System. The FreeBSD Xorg Team is pleased to announce Xorg 7.7 Release. We are very happy to be … Continue reading
Martin Cracauer, a FreeBSD developer, went to BSDCan 2012 and wrote up his experience on the Open Source at Google blog: BSDCan 2012 – “The technical BSD conference”. I’m sure this will have been read by many with an open source interst (26716 RSS … Continue reading
“FreeBSD is once again a core part of the internet infrastructure” Netflix, an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media in the United States, Canada and Latin America, has established its own content delivery network called “Open Connect”, and has posted the software and hardware design online. … Continue reading
iXsystems’ TrueNAS Unified Storage Appliances will continue to leverage Fusion ioMemory technology for powerful, high-performance storage solutions. From the press release: iXsystems Renews Collaboration Agreement with Fusion-io
Have you installed and tweaked your FreeBSD server or desktop and are now thinking “oh I wish I could have some of the PC-BSD goodies” (PBI’s, AppCafe etc). Well, there’s good news: it’s possible to turn FreeBSD into PC-BSD.