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Category Archives: PC-BSD
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
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
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
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
Historically Installing FreeBSD was hard, text-based and not always intuitive for the new *BSD user. PC-BSD has changed this once and for all. Did you know installing PC-BSD is almost as easy as 123? Have a look at this video, uploaded … Continue reading
The second RC build for the FreeBSD-9.1 release cycle was released last week (due to a busy break abroad I’m posting this only now). ISO images for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, and powerpc64 architectures are available. Remember, this is not the … Continue reading
FreeNAS 8.2 and newer versions have support for plugins, i.e. extentions in the form of PC-BSD‘s PBIs (Push Button Install). There’s some good plugin documentation available on the FreeNAS website explaining how to use the plugins, how to install the plugins jail, … Continue reading