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Nakata, Maho and Pedro Giffuni have ported Apache OpenOffice to FreeBSD. The results of their porting effort are now in the FreeBSD ports tree, so everyone can easily build and use it. FreeBSD users are invited to help test this port and report … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has announced it is funding two new projects: Grow Mounted Filesystems NAND Flash Support Grow Mounted Filesystems This project will focus on growing filesystems whilst mounted and add GEOM and filesystem changes that are necessary to increase the … Continue reading
March’s issue of the BSD Magazine is now available: Nessus, Exploitation Tools and Payloads (free PDF download). You’ll find the following subjects inside: MaheshaBSD-2.0: What’s New On The Lake Manasarovar? GhostBSD: A Brief Overview How Do I Study for the BSDA Certification? GDB and … Continue reading
Ken Smith has announced the availability of the first release candidate for FreeBSD 8.3, the project’s legacy stable branch: “The first release candidate build of the 8.3-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, i386, … Continue reading
The legacy production branch of FreeBSD 8 has received another update, version 8.3. As of now there is only one BETA build scheduled for this release cycle. The next test build is slated to be RC1. “The first beta build of the … Continue reading
Earlier this year, the Open Source Initiative (OSI) switched from a Board-only organization focused largely on licensing to a member-led organization of affiliates. The OSI Board invited the FreeBSD Foundation to its initial set of Affiliates and Justin Gibbs and … Continue reading
Chris Duckett from zdnet news compared PC-BSD’s installer and FreeBSD’s new bsdinstall (screenshots). FreeBSD and PC-BSD installers in pictures We all know which one looks better and has the best features….
Most of you will be aware that a group of developers have released the first beta of FreeBSD’s new package management: pkgng. Jake Smith has been playing around with the new package manager and has summarised the main pkgng commands: pkgng: First look … Continue reading