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Pkgin (not pidgin ;-) is a tool developed by a NetBSD developer, to conveniently handle and manage pkgsrc binary packages and is aimed to be an apt / yum like tool for managing pkgsrc binary packages. Pkgin relies on pkg_summary for installation, removal and … Continue reading
FreeBSD is free; it can be downloaded, used and adapted without paying any fees, unlike other major operating systems. This is why the FreeBSD Foundation needs donations to be able to fund new projects and conferences. The FreeBSD Foundation is collecting donations … Continue reading
BSDTalk has a 12 minute interview with Josh Paetzel, IT director at iXsystems. Will and Josh talk about the recent takeover of the FreeNAS project by iXsystems. FreeNAS will stay FreeBSD-based, with the ZFS file system and the project will … Continue reading
When it comes to new features in an open source operating system, sometimes features are developed by community developers and other times they are contributed by commercial vendors. The recent FreeBSD 8.0 operating system release benefited from both types of … Continue reading
Jesse Smith from Distrowatch has taken FreeBSD 8.0 for a ride. Below his findings. FreeBSD has long been recognised as a fast, stable and reliable operating system, powering large server farms of some of the biggest web sites and search … Continue reading
Jeff Roberson is working on an addition to UFS softupdates which includes a tiny journal to keep track of things like free space and inode orphaning that were left to background fsck to deal with in the original implementation of … Continue reading
FreeBSD took the #1 and#8 positions in the monthly Netcraft stats for November.