Welcome to the world of FreeBSD
FreeBSD is a free, open source and UNIX-like operating system. Though relatively unknown, it's one of the most secure, versatile and safest O/S's available.
We keep you up-to-date with news relating to FreeBSD and its dependants. Spreading the fame of FreeBSD, the unknown Giant (IBM).
If you are wondering who is behind this blog, find out more about us.
FreeBSD VPS Hosting
Check out our cheap hosting packages for FreeBSD based webhosting. Hosting done BSD style: stable, secure, flexible and friendly.
Author Archives: Gerard
Below some links to news articles and blog posts relating to FreeBSD, it’s development, howto’s etc, and other interesting bits and bops connected with the FreeBSD operating system. 1. Automatic Install with FreeBSD 64-bit on RootBSD. All new RootBSD orders … Continue reading
Ken Smith has announced the availability of the first release candidates for FreeBSD 8.2 and 7.4 The first Release Candidate for the FreeBSD 7.4/8.2 release cycle is now available. For 7.4-RC1 the amd64, i386, pc98, and sparc64 architectures are available, for 8.2-RC1 … Continue reading
It’s been awhile since the last release of VirtualBSD, but Reece Tarbert has announced the availability of VirtualBSD 8.1. VirtualBSD is a desktop ready FreeBSD 8.1 RELEASE, in the form of a VMware appliance, based on the Xfce 4.6 Desktop Environment. … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has published its annual End-of-Year Newsletter which contains examples of how they have supported and funded the FreeBSD Project and community in 2010. Table of contents: Letter From the President Fundraising Update Development Project Updates Userland Dtrace … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has announced that Julien Ridoux and Darryl Veitch at the University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant to implement support of feed-forward clock synchronization algorithms. “The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is widely used for synchronization over … Continue reading
Following the release of FreeBSD 8.2-BETA1, PC-BSD 8.2-BETA1 is available too: The PC-BSD Team is pleased to announce the availability of PC-BSD 8.2-BETA1 which is running FreeBSD 8.2-PreRELEASE, Xorg 7.5, and KDE 4.5.4 Version 8.2 contains a number of enhancements … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has released FreeBSD 8.2 Beta 1 and 7.4 Beta 1of its popular free UNIX derivative. The first betas will be followed by two release candidates. The final versions of FreeBSD 7.4 and FreeBSD 8.2 are scheduled for … Continue reading
Some exciting and eyebrow raising news items: FreeBSD on Amazon EC2 FreeBSD developer Colin Percival announced on his blog that FreeBSD 9-CURRENT now runs on Amazon EC2: One of my largest complaints about Amazon EC2 ever since it launched has … Continue reading