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Category Archives: DragonFlyBSD
These are some links to past and upcoming FreeBSD related events: Central European BSD day 2011 (Slovakia) Central Europen BSDDay 2011 is taking place in Bratislava, Slovakia, on 5 November. The purpose of this one-day event is to gather Central … Continue reading
I. The Perfect Database Server: Firebird 2.5 And FreeBSD 8.1 Here is the guide on installing Firebird 2.5 from FreeBSD 8.1 Ports and creating your first test database; also we show you how to install Flamerobin GUI (administration tool) and … Continue reading
FreeBSD 6.4 and 8.0 EoLs coming soon On November 30th, FreeBSD 6.4 and FreeBSD 8.0 will have reached their End of Life and will no longer be supported by the FreeBSD Security Team. Since FreeBSD 6.4 is the last remaining … Continue reading
In the last 7 days we’ve seen a new version released by each of the 4 major BSD operating systems: OpenBSD 4.5, NetBSD, FreeBSD 7.2 and a “minor” DragonFlyBSD release (2.2.1). Who said BSD was dying? Video 1 – “BSD is dying” (2007) … Continue reading
This blog, FreeBSD – the unknown Giant, as the title suggests, covers only FreeBSD related stories and updates. However, over the last few months, I have received emails from my some readers asking why I don’t write about the “other … Continue reading
Trollaxor has written up an interesting piece about the history and future of the major BSD systems: FreeBSD, netBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD and Darwin. In the new year the Berkeley Software Distribution family of Unix-like operating systems is growing at a … Continue reading