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Category Archives: FreeBSD Foundation
This is a selection of short but news worthy selection of links: A FreeBSD load balancing expert is needed (elance) Will the FreeBSD Foundation hit its 500k funding goal? Faces of FreeBSD – Alberto Mijares. The FreeBSD Foundation has started … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has uploaded a 3 fold flyer featuring the points where FreeBSD excels FreeBSD 9 – Powerful and Highly Available Storage FreeBSD 9 – Ready for Networking Challenges FreeBSD 9 – Security Innovation Continues FreeBSD 9 – Packed … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has announced their end of year fundraising campaign. So far, the Foundation has raised $256,532 of their $500,000 goal for 2012. Raised funds are used to sponsor projects which add features to the operating system, fund developers … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has announced that Aleksandr Rybalko has been awarded a grant to port FreeBSD to the Genesi Efika MX SmartBook laptop and SmartTop nettop devices. Both use the Freescale i.MX515, an ARM Cortex-A8 System-on-Chip (SoC). These low power devices … Continue reading
The KDE/FreeBSD team has announced that the Calligra 2.5 Suite of integrated KDE Applications is now available in the Ports tree. The FreeBSD/EC2 startup (“rc.d”) scripts are now in the FreeBSD ports tree. (via) New updates in the iXsystems Developers’ Corner: Peter … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has published its Semi-Annual Newsletter: http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/press/2012Jul-newsletter.shtml
The FreeBSD Foundation has announced that Pawel Jakub Dawidek has been awarded a grant to develop a comprehensive userspace framework for writing Capsicum-based applications, building on the kernel features originally developed by the University of Cambridge and Google Research. Pawel … Continue reading
Martin Cracauer, a FreeBSD developer, went to BSDCan 2012 and wrote up his experience on the Open Source at Google blog: BSDCan 2012 – “The technical BSD conference”. I’m sure this will have been read by many with an open source interst (26716 RSS … Continue reading