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Dimitry Andric, a FreeBSD developer, has carried out some performance tests to explore the impact that LLVM/Clang as the default FreeBSD compiler has on FreeBSD 10, compared to GCC 4.2.1 and GCC 4.7.1. He concludes that to build FreeBSD with … Continue reading
The development of FreeBSD ports is done in Subversion nowadays. Fy February 28th 2013 the FreeBSD ports tree will no longer be exported to CVS. Therefore ports tree updates via CVS or CVSup will no longer available after that date. … Continue reading
A few weeks ago we ran a poll on our Google+ page. Thank you to everybody who took part. This is not a scientific poll and may not be representative, but it’s interesting nevertheless. I’d thought there would have been more … Continue reading
Installing and configuring FreeBSD as router is something most of us won’t do daily. It’s one of those jobs you do once, and when it’s up and running, you let your server / router do its work and you don’t … Continue reading
Whatsapp, the popular messaging startup, managed to record 10 billion messages in one day, comprising 6 billion outbound messages and 4 billion inbound messages. WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to … Continue reading
I came across the BSD Tutorial channel on youtube that has some useful videos. They’re short and clear. The following are related to managing and maintaining FreeBSD: FreeBSD – invite users to root – www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJrRhV5c2XY FreeBSD – reset root password … Continue reading
pkgng v1.0 has been released and announced by Baptiste Daroussin. pkg (pkgng) can be found in the ports tree under ‘/usr/ports/ports-mgmt/pkg’ or if you are running HEAD it will be part of the base system. Ivan Voras has shared his real life … 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