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How long have you been using FreeBSD. Months? Years? Decades? And you love using it because of whatever reason but at the same time you’re feeling a bit guilty to use it all for free without giving anything back? Well … Continue reading
Below you can find a number of links to upcoming and past conferences (via). NYBSDCon 2010 The following videos were made from the slides and audio recording of the NYCBSDCon 2010 meeting. BSD Professional Certification Update: The Lab Exam (Jim Brown) … Continue reading
Pawel Jakub Dawidek has added the latest open-source ZFS file system version (28) to FreeBSD Current. Few new things available now are: Data deduplication (info) Triple parity RAIDZ (RAIDZ3). zfs diff (info) zpool split (info) Snapshot holds (info) zpool import … Continue reading
After some delays FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE and FreeBSD 7.4-RELEASE are now available. Originally scheduled for January 24 the releases were put back to allow for a third release candidate. Be sure to check the Release Notes (8.2 | 7.4) and Release Errata … Continue reading
Following the release of FreeBSD 8.2, iXsystems has now released PC-BSD 8.2. As you will know, PC-BSD closely follows FreeBSD’s release cycle (on which it is based) but makes it easier for use on the desktop. As a sidenote, Dru Lavigne, PC-BSD’s Community … Continue reading
This article describes building an internal FreeBSD Update Server. Experienced users or administrators are often responsible for several machines or environments. They understand the difficult demands and challenges of maintaining such an infrastructure. Running a FreeBSD Update Server makes it easier to … Continue reading
We wrote about the latest developments with regards to FreeBSD’s default installer (sysinstall). It would be interesting to see what kind of installer you prefer. GUI or text/ncurses based? Feel free to leave any comments below.
Most readers here will agree that FreeBSD would benefit from an updated installer with more functionalities. One of many reasons e.g. is support for the Zetabyte File System (ZFS). A number of FreeBSD users even think that FreeBSD can do … Continue reading