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The long awaited KDE SC 4.8.3 was just committed to ports, along with Qt 4.8.1, Phonon 4.6.0, PyQt 4.9.1, and many more updates you shouldn’t care about. What you should be aware of is that KDE-Pim was finally updated and … Continue reading
Kris has announced the availability of the next testing snapshot. If you are using Intel video or would like to upgrade from a previous snapshot, read the Errata section below. The next snapshot in the PC-BSD 9-STABLE branch has just … Continue reading
The FreeNAS full release notes for 8.0.4-RELEASE-p2: Changes since 8.0.4-RELEASE-p1: Bugfixes OS/Third party Samba has been upgraded to 3.6.5 to address CVE-2012-2011 which is a critical vulnerability. All FreeNAS users who are using CIFS are urged to upgrade. All installation … Continue reading
April’s issue of the BSD Magazine is now available: BSD Security – Protect Your BSD (free PDF download). Covering the following topics: – A Fresh Look at the Warden for PC-BSD 9.1 – Intro to DTrace – A Web Application … Continue reading
Ken Smith has announced the availability of the first release candidate for FreeBSD 8.3, the project’s legacy stable branch: “The first release candidate build of the 8.3-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, i386, … Continue reading
If you’d like to use FreeBSD as a desktop system, you’ll have to invest a lot of time in setting up the operating system and installing all the right packages. Obviously, this is a serious barrier for a lot of … Continue reading