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When it comes to firewalls, most people are fine with a consumer grade solution like a Linksys, Netgear or D-Link “router,” but these devices lack in features. With a Pentium II 200MHz processor and 1GB of RAM, you can create … Continue reading
Ken Smith has announced the availability of FreeBSD 7.0-BETA2: The 7.0-BETA2 builds have completed and are on many of the FreeBSD mirror sites. If you want to update an existing machine using cvsup, use RELENG_7 as the branch tag. Instructions … Continue reading
This is an interesting blog post looking at the BSD as a viable alternative to Linux. The BSDs are less hyped and are in some areas superior to Linux: “The BSDs have been around for a long time – longer … Continue reading
According to SoftMaker president Martin Kotulla, the only commercial word processor available as a native FreeBSD application, TextMaker, will no longer support that platform as of the upcoming 2008 edition. There will of course be a Windows edition, and a … Continue reading
meetBSD is the biggest and the best technical conference in Poland devoted to open source solutions based on BSD systems The meetBSD 2007 conference will take place in Warsaw from November 17th to 18th. meetBSD is a periodic conference devoted … Continue reading
I came accros this interesting page that holds snapshots of the FreeBSD release documentation, for the most recent versions back to version 4.5. This page holds snapshots of the FreeBSD release documentation. The first released version of FreeBSD to use … Continue reading
It is possible to spawn a completely jailed second (or many!) operating system within a modern FreeBSD install. Doing so can be tricky, but here I will document the method that I have found works for me. The first most … Continue reading
What is daemontools? From the daemontools website: daemontools is a collection of tools for managing UNIX services. supervise monitors a service. It starts the service and restarts the service if it dies. Setting up a new service is easy: all … Continue reading