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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
A call for testing has gone out for VirtualBox 4.0.4. The latest version in ports is 3.2.12 (/usr/ports/emulators/virtualbox-ose) so it’s nice a number of devs working to get this port updated. 4.0.4 is the most recent stable version, released on 17 … Continue reading
FreeNAS 8 is shaping up nicely (FreeNAS 8.0-BETA available) and developers at iXsystems are putting in a lot of time and work into it. Apart from working on the software side, iXsystems also offers a FreeNAS based appliance, the iX-2120. … Continue reading
After two years in the making, Debian 6.0, code-named “Squeeze”, was announced earlier this week. It features the KDE Desktop and Applications, the GNOME, Xfce, and LXDE desktop environments. Debian GNU/Linux supports a number of nice architectures which include: 32-bit PC / … Continue reading