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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
Eric Turgeon has announced the availability of the third release candidate for GhostBSD 3.0. GhostBSD is a FreeBSD derivative that aims to make FreeBSD easier and bring GNOME to BSD users, although LXDE and OpenBox are also available. The third and last release … Continue reading
According to a PC-BSD blog post, RC3 images for the upcoming PC-BSD 9.1 are now available for i386 and amd64 architectures. Notable changes since the previous release candidate: PC-BSD handbook has been updated for 9.1 Fixed bug where some keyboard layouts were not … Continue reading
Manuel Kasper has announced a maintenance version in the m0n0wall 1.3 branch: m0n0wall 1.34. This version includes CSRF-related fixes as well as a few other security-relevant updates. There are no major functionality changes, but those who use the traffic shaper … Continue reading
We have a quick FreeBSD related events update: one that’s upcoming(MeetBSD) and one that has taken place already (KyivBSD). MeetBSD California 2012 MeetBSD California will be held this upcoming weekend, November 3-4 at Yahoo! in Santa Clara, CA. Josh Paetzel will be presenting “FreeNAS: Storage … Continue reading
Josh Paetzel from iXsystems has announced the release of FreeNAS 8.3.0: “The FreeNAS development team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of FreeNAS 8.3.0-RELEASE. FreeNAS 8.3.0 is based on FreeBSD 8.3 with version 28 of the ZFS file system. This is … Continue reading