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Category Archives: FreeBSD Foundation
The FreeBSD Foundation announced on its Facebook page that it has raised $426,292, surpassing the $400,000 goal. This is even without the cheques they have received. Great result. As you will know, the Foundation uses these donations to promote and … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has published its semi-annual newsletter. The half yearly updated contains updates on this year’s projects and fundraising campaign, testimonials from TaxiMagic and the Apache Software Foundation, and the Q1-Q3 balance sheet. In this Edition: Letter From the … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has started its annual end-of-year fundraising campaign. The FBSD Foundation sponsors events and conferences, helps developers pay for travel costs and provides legal assistance with regards to intellectual property. If you want to see more projects being … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has announced it will be funding two new projects. The first is DIFFUSE for FreeBSD by Swinburne University and the second project is implementing xlocale APIs to enable porting libc++ by David Chisnall.
I have linked to a couple of past and upcoming FreeBSD events that are worth sharing. 1. FreeBSD vendor summit (3-4 November) I wasn’t aware of any FreeBSD vendor event, but there’s one from 3-4 November 2011 in Sunnyvale, … Continue reading
In the latest edition of the semi annual FreeBSD Foundation newsletter you can read about: Letter From the President Fundraising Update Development Project Updates IPv6 support in FreeBSD and PC-BSD Implementing support of GEM, KMS, and DRI for Intel Drivers … Continue reading
Three noteworthy links today to FreeBSD related news: I. FreeBSD on Amazon’s EC2 Colin Percifal mentioned on his blog that he managed to successfully run FreeBSD on Amazon’s EC2 via defenestration, tricking EC2 to think Windows is running. How can … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation and the NetBSD Foundation announced that they have acquired a non-exclusive copyright license to the libcxxrt C++ runtime software from PathScale, a leader in high performance Fortran, C and C++ compiler products for AMD64, Intel64 and MIPS. … Continue reading