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Kris has announced the availability of the first rolling release upgrade for PC-BSD 9.1 on the testing mailing list. Check the post for instructions on how to upgrade and to report any bugs you may find.
The FreeBSD team has published the FreeBSD 2012-Q4 status report covering progress of FreeBSD-related development projects during the fourth quarter of 2012. You can read amongst others about progress on the bhyve type-2 hypervisor, AMD GPUs kernel-mode setting, UEFI and the port … Continue reading
Juraj Sipos has announced the release of MaheshaBSD Server 2.0. This version comes with WordPress running on a USB memory stick. This is the only distro in the World with WordPress running immediately without any installation process. Many poor people will … Continue reading
Following the successful 2012 Year-End Fundraising Campaign the FreeBSD Foundation has announced that Semihalf, an embedded solutions company, has been awarded a grant to develop transparent superpages support for the FreeBSD/ARM architecture. Semihalf is co-sponsoring the project with the Foundation. The ARM architecture is … Continue reading
There are some websites that keep track of new FreeBSD ports, such as the FreeBSD ports page or Freshports, and some that track (Free)BSD installations, such as bsdstats. I was not aware, but there’s also fbsdmon that measures ports popularity … Continue reading
The FreeNAS development team has announced FreeNAS 8.3.1-RC1 which will be the first and only release candidate planned for the final version of FreeNAS 8.3.1-RELEASE. FreeNAS 8.3.1 is based on FreeBSD 8.3 with version 28 of the ZFS filesystem, and features volume based … Continue reading
Kris, lead developer of the PC-BSD project, mentioned a couple of weeks ago (http://goo.gl/Atzu5) that he was planning a rolling release for PC-BSD. Generally this was well received within the PC-BSD community. Kris has now uploaded a first ISO to test … Continue reading
February’s issue of the BSD Magazine is now available: Rehosting in NetBSD (free PDF download). You’ll find the following subjects inside: VAX/OpenVMS Rehosting in NetBSD 6.0 Hosts What’s around the Corner: A Look at Upcoming PC-BSD Changes SSL for Dovecot and Roundcube for the Qmail MTA … Continue reading