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Ken Smith has announced the 3rd Release Candidate of FreeBSD 8.2 (production version) and FreeBSD 7.4 (legacy version). This release is slightly delayed (planned for 24 January) and there are still a few outstanding items on the todo lists (8.2, … Continue reading
Marshall McKusick is a great public speaker (some youtube videos) and recently he did again a great presentation at LCA 2011: “The drought of those who speak without depending on slides has ended at the 12th Australian national Linux conference. “Last … Continue reading
This is an often asked question in newsgroups and forums. The reason for this, is that there is no easy answer. If a straight forward answer could be given, it could have been found on Wikipedia. The fact is, that … Continue reading
Another quarter, another FreeBSD status report: FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report (Oct – Dec 2010). Once again, there are some interesting updates which show FreeBSD 9 is shaping up nicely with many features to look forward to. Some of the highlights: … Continue reading
The second Release Candidate build for the FreeBSD-7.4 release cycle is available from the FreeBSD website for testing. ISO images fcan be downloaded from most of the FreeBSD mirror sites. Check out the official announcement for further details about this release. The … Continue reading
Time for a Poll. If FreeBSD is running nicely on your server then there’s not always a need to update or upgrade to the latest versions. Some people are still running happily FreeBSD 4.x on their servers, whereas others like … Continue reading
I End of Life Announcement for PC-BSD 7.x With the release of version 8.2 just around the corner, and PC-BSD 9.0 slated for later this year, we will be stopping the production of new packages / PBIs for the PC-BSD 7.x … Continue reading
Ken Smith has announced the availability of FreeBSD 8.2-RC2. This is the second iteration of Release Candidates which will lead to 8.2-RELEASE. Check out the updated release schedule and yet-to-completed tasks on the FreeBSD wiki. The second Release Candidate for the FreeBSD … Continue reading