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Distrowatch has favourable review of recently released PC-BSD 9.1: …”Nothing is perfect and PC-BSD does have an Achilles’ heel, specifically hardware compatibility. As much as I enjoyed the polish and the features and the wonderful ease of use, I suspect … Continue reading
The Arch Linux distribution has been modified to run off the FreeBSD 9.0 kernel as an alternative to using Linux. The developer of ArchBSD explained his reasoning as enjoying FreeBSD while also liking the Arch Linux philosophy of a ‘fast, … Continue reading
NetworkWorld has published a very positive review of FreeNAS: “It takes something different to stand out in the crowded network-attached storage market. How does free, as in free beer and free speech, sound? Overall, FreeNAS offers a very positive story, with … Continue reading
Josh Paetzel from iXsystems has announced the availability of the FreeNAS 8.3.1-BETA2 images over the weekend. At this point things are looking to be in good shape, I’m calling this a BETA because I’m very conservative, and because encryption can go wrong in such grand … Continue reading
Ken Moore has announced the availability of EasyPBI2. This is a complete re-write of the original program code. It has a more streamlined process for working with PBI modules, as well as a brand new interface and many new features/abilities. http://blog.pcbsd.org/2013/01/easypbi-version-2-available-for-testing/
Happy 2013 to all regular readers and the occasional visitor. It’s been a while since this site was updated, but this was due to work and holidays. Hopefully we’ll see FreeBSD 10 released this year and the use of FreeBSD … Continue reading
After I put up a post linking FreeBSD related Google Plus pages, Google announced Google Plus Communities. As far as I’m aware there are already two FreeBSD related Communities. FreeBSD Central (link) FreeNAS (link) Feel free to join, and if you’re aware … Continue reading
FreeNAS (+FreeNAS) is excellent but it lacks the HAST (Highly Available STorage) feature, However, TrueNAS has this feature integrated. FreeNAS is a FreeBSD-based (nanobsd) open source Network Attached Storage Platform developed by iXsystems, that supports file sharing across Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. Since … Continue reading