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FreeBSD’s quarterly status report for 2010 Q1 is now available. This report covers FreeBSD related projects between January and March 2010. Being the first of the four reports planned for 2010 with 46 entries, it shows a good progress of the … Continue reading
A new and alternative open source business model. Chromium / Google Chrome Google Chrome does not need much introduction any more, especially not to those interested in open source software. It is the best browser available. It is fast, secure, supports … Continue reading
Juraj Sipos contacted me earlier this week about a project he has been working on and now available for downloading: MaheshaBSD What is MaheshaBSD MaheshaBSD is a Live CD/DVD/USB version of FreeBSD based on FreeBSD 8.0 RELEASE (i386) with the IceWM … Continue reading
BSDTalk has a 28 minutes interview with Dru Lavigne. Dru and Will talk about her new book, The Definitive Guide to PC-BSD, and also about the new BSD Professional Certification exam. BSDTalk 188 – Listen to the podcast: MP3 | OGG There is now … Continue reading
Currently FreeBSD uses GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) as its system compiler. Since the GCC project has moved to the GPLv3 license, the FreeBSD Project is forced to use version 4.2.1 or earlier. However, an alternative compiler to GCC has emerged recently as a … Continue reading
Android is becoming more and more popular. It is used in mobiles/cell phones, runs e-book readers, can be found in tablet computers etc etc, but Android is not just for smartphones anymore. A Swedish company has unveiled the first Android-based … Continue reading
GhostBSD 1.0 (AMD64) has been released. It i’s based on FreeBSD-8-amd64-stable and runs Gnome 2.28.2. I’ve not tried it yet. Has anyone else? What do you think? Links www.ghostbsd.org | Download