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FreeBSD or Linus? This question can evoke heated debates, but according to Brandon Wirtz (FreeBSD vs Linux) they’re both great, but if your hardware is supported by FreeBSD, go for the latter. I presume he is talking about servers. [youtube n-Dd2LayNQ4]
These are some links to past and upcoming FreeBSD related events: Central European BSD day 2011 (Slovakia) Central Europen BSDDay 2011 is taking place in Bratislava, Slovakia, on 5 November. The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central … Continue reading
A new issue (October 2011) of the free BSD Magazine is now available: The Inevitability of IPv6 (pdf). From the table of contents: Configuring a FreeBSD Stealth Logging Server The collection of log files provides security administrators with the ability to have an audit trail … Continue reading
The first release candidate of FreeBSD 9.0 (RC1) is now available. Although several weeks behind the original schedule, the waiting is usually worth it: The first RC build for the FreeBSD-9.0 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the … Continue reading
FreeNAS 8.0.2 iXsystems has released a new update for FreeNAS, FreeNAS 8.0.2, fixing the email subsystem. More release updates here. GhostBSD 2.5 GhostBSD 2.5 BETA-2 is now available for testing. GhostBSD 2.5 comes in a lite and a DVD version … Continue reading
Olivier Cochard-Labbé has made version 1.0 available of the BSD Router Project (BSDRP). Before the FreeNAS project was taken over by iXsystems, Olivier was the founder and project leader of FreeNAS. BSD Router Project (BSDRP) is an open source router distribution based on FreeBSD, supporting … Continue reading
TooSmartGuys have uploaded 4 more FreeNAS releated videos. This time they’re using FreeNAS 8.0, explaining the hardware needed, how to build the machine and how to configure it. Building A FreeNAS 8 Box – Part 1 – Hardware FreeNAS 8 … Continue reading
Following the release of FreeBSD 9.0-BETA3 earlier this week, Kris Moore has release PC-BSD 9.0-BETA3 now. This release includes the latest FreeBSD 9.0-BETA3 base, along with numerous bug fixes and enhancements. Notable changes in this release: Fix issue enabling flash plugin after installation … Continue reading