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At a recent Linux users’ gathering Ivan Voras temporarily saved the day when a WRT router was not working. He set up his Acer Aspire One netbook as a wireless access point on FreeBSD 8.0. It had wired connectivity to … Continue reading
netboot.me is a service that allows you to boot nearly any operating system or utility on any computer with a wired internet connection – without having to know ahead of time what you’ll want to boot. Once you can netboot.me, … Continue reading
D is a systems programming language. Its focus is on combining the power and high performance of C and C++ with the programmer productivity of modern languages like Ruby and Python. Special attention is given to the needs of quality … Continue reading
The U.K. Unix and Open Systems User Group (UKUUG) is hosting the EuroBSDCon 2009 in Cambridge from 18-20 September. The conference by many seen as the annual get-together for the European BSD community. The conference runs over three days starting … Continue reading
Richard Bejtlich wrote four years ago an article titled Keeping FreeBSD Up-To-Date. His goal was to document various ways that a FreeBSD 5.2 system could be updated and upgraded using tools from that time, in an example-drive way that complemented … Continue reading
The number 1 rule for any sys admin, is to keep systems and servers up-to-date with the latest security patches. (number 2 rule is to create regular back-ups). FreeBSD 6.1 suffers from classical check/use race condition on SMP. The bug was … Continue reading
It is recommended that to keep FreeBSD systems up to date with the latest application security patches installed via ports collection. But, how to upgrade all packages under FreeBSD? FreeBSD comes with various tools to to install and update software … Continue reading