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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
FreeNAS 0.7.1 (Shere) was released today. This version is a maintenance release of FreeNAS 0.7 and it improves the functions and the translations of WebGUI. It also introduces a few new features such as AIO (asynchronous I/O) support in CIFS/SMB – … Continue reading
FreeBSD developer Luigi Rizzo from the University of Pisa gave a talk at Google last week about some of his work on link emulation and packet scheduling (via) Here’s the video of the presentation: New Developments in Link Emulation and Packet … Continue reading
The BSD Magazine editors have come out with a new issue of this free PDF magazine: Hosting BSD The Table of Contents is as follows: Modern FreeBSD Install All these years sysinstall(8) was helping us to install FreeBSD with most … Continue reading
The branches supported by the FreeBSD Security Officer have been updated to reflect the EoL (end-of-life) of FreeBSD 6.3. Users of FreeBSD 6.3 are advised to upgrade promptly to a newer release, either by downloading an updated source tree and building updates … Continue reading