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Well, this FreeBSD News website is 3 years old now. When I started out 3 years ago, I didn’t realise it was going to attrack so many (regular) visitors. One big difference between Linux and FreeBSD is that there is … Continue reading
In preparation for 8.1-RELEASE, the ports tree will be in feature freeze after release candidate 1 (RC1) is released, currently planned for June 11. If you have any commits with high impact planned, get them in the tree before then … Continue reading
LLVM Clang, a BSD licenced compiler, is an alternative base compiler, with the general intention of it becoming the official FreeBSD base compiler. On June 9th, we are importing clang/LLVM into FreeBSD HEAD. We are going to import clang/LLVM sources … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has selected another project for funding: FreeBSD Jail based virtualisation project, to be undertaken by Bjoern A. Zeeb: “We are pleased to announce that Bjoern A. Zeeb has been awarded a grant to improve FreeBSD’s jail based virtualization … Continue reading
Rick Jelliffe has written up his experience of installing FreeBSD and tweaking it so he could use it for every day use instead of Windows, Linux or Solaris: “I’m a BSD” This is her verdict: But so far I am … Continue reading
Every now and then when browsing the web and hopping from one link to another you sometimes come across some interesting little projects. Recently I’ve found the following three that I want to share with you: FreeWDE – http://rop.gonggri.jp/?p=269 FreeWDE … Continue reading
Hot on the heels of the FreeBSD 8.1-BETA1, Kris Moore has now prepared and released PC-BSD 8.1-BETA1. As most of you will now PC-BSD follows the FreeBSD release cycle and is pure FreeBSD, not a fork, clone or anything like … Continue reading
A new issue of the BSD Magazine is available. This time the main subject is BSD firewalls. From the table of contents: WebHostingBuzz: Matthew Russell, Dennis Arkhangelski Introduction to Nano BSD: Daniel Gerzo Secure Your Wireless with IPsec: Dan Langille … Continue reading