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MeetBSD (California) will be held on 5-6 Nov this year. MeetBSD California 2010 promises to be an experience unlike any other. MeetBSD California has evolved into a dynamic entity, with a love for BSD serving as the driving force behind … Continue reading
I have some news links an leftovers for you from (the) last (few) week(s): 1. PC-BSD 8.1 [Review] We always wonder why is it that Microsoft makes us pay to use its OS, so why not shift to Linux or … Continue reading
It seems FreeBSD is receiving support for USB 3.0. From the commit bit: Commit initial version of new XHCI driver which was written from scratch. This driver adds support for USB3.0 devices. The XHCI interface is also backwards compatible to USB2.0 … Continue reading
We have already referred to Robert Watson’s paper titled “Capsicum: Practical Capabilities for UNIX“, but it is now available to view on Youtube. This paper was presented at the 19th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security ’10).
Robert Watson and Mark Blackman did a presentation at OpenTech 2010, titled Modern FreeBSD, Industrial Strength UNIX. View the slideshare.
Juliet Kemp from serverwatch.com has tried, used and reviewed FreeBSD 8.1. Though she had some issues with installing the operating system, she agrees that if you want stability and control over your system, FreeBSD is definitely to be considered: FreeBSD is definitely … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Security Team have identified a little bug in FreeBSD with the integer overflow in bzip2 decompression: I. Background “The bzip2/bunzip2 utilities and the libbz2 library compress and decompress files using an algorithm based on the Burrows-Wheeler transform. They are generally … Continue reading
Last week the BSD Show uploaded a 25 minutes interview with Jim Pingle about pfSense, pfSense 2.0 and its new features and changes. BSD Talk has a 37 minutes interview with Warner Losh from iXsystems who’s currently working on FreeNAS.