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“Device drivers make it possible for your software to communicate with your hardware, and because every operating system has specific requirements, driver writing is nontrivial. When developing for FreeBSD, you’ve probably had to scour the Internet and dig through the … Continue reading
There’s a very useful howto on the pfsense forums showing step-by-step how to run pfSense in virtualbox: Get Oracle VirtualBox from https://www.virtualbox.org/ or from the repo of your distribution. Works in Windows, Linux too. Download a VGA-enabled nanobsd version of pfSense from here. For example … Continue reading
After some disagreement on the future and the direction of the GhostBSD project, one of the founders, Nahuel Sanchez, left the team. “It hurts to know that GhostBSD began to stop respecting the philosophy of the open source software.” The new team … Continue reading
Microsoft and its partnering companies are finalizing a project that will enable FreeBSD interoperability with Windows Server Hyper-V. News about the project, which started in October, was announced last week at the BSDCan 2012 event in Ottawa, Canada. The project … Continue reading
The FreeBSD project has released its quarterly project update. The latest report covers FreeBSD related projects between January and March 2012, and is the first of the four reports planned for 2012. This quarter was highlighted by releasing the next major version … Continue reading
Diego from RootBSD has put together a handy blog post (Setting Up Your First VPS FAMP Stack) showing how to set up a FAMP stock (FreeBSD, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on a (RootBSD) VPS. Just 5 easy steps and a bit of … Continue reading
It’s that time of the year again. Holiday season is approaching in a few months time, so it’s time to get ready for the annual Google Summer of Code, GSoC 2012. Each year Google pays quite a number of mainly students … Continue reading
auditdistd The auditdistd project is complete. Pawel Jakub Dawidek provides the following report regarding the project: auditdist project completed. Xorg 7.5.2 The Xorg Team has announced the next round of Xorg updates. Phoronix’ analysis here. Linuxulator and Linux Base ‘This weekend … Continue reading