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Category Archives: FreeBSD
Tonight I’ve updated the FreeBSD Flavours and projects page. There was a broken link, some missing pictures and the content had to be updated here and there. Please have a look and let me know what you think and/or if anything … Continue reading
Android is an exciting and much promising (open source) mobile phone platform developed by Google. Android 1.5 (Cupcake), has now been released and promises to be(come) a strong contender for Apple’s iPhone. The first Android powered netbook is coming, Acer … Continue reading
The developers of the CoreBoot project have released FlashROM 0.9 which is able to read, delete, rewrite and verify the flash chips which store a systems BIOS. coreboot (formerly known as LinuxBIOS) is a Free Software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS … Continue reading
Pav Lucistnik has been working on ports compilations utilising multiple cores: Two days ago, I have checked in probably most requested feature of last few years. Ports framework now systematically supports building ports on multiple processing cores. It is achieved … Continue reading
Martin Wilke has been working hard over the past 6 days to improve VirtualBox on FreeBSD. after a lot work and hacking we got finaly VirtualBox to start under FreeBSD HEAD. 6 Days work was needed with about 20 patches. :). This … Continue reading
These are some recent links with regards FreeBSD security: 1. Using DenyHosts to help thwart SSH attacks on FreeBSD DenyHosts is a script intended to be run by UNIX-like system administrators to help thwart SSH server attacks (also known as dictionary … Continue reading
In the last 7 days we’ve seen a new version released by each of the 4 major BSD operating systems: OpenBSD 4.5, NetBSD, FreeBSD 7.2 and a “minor” DragonFlyBSD release (2.2.1). Who said BSD was dying? Video 1 – “BSD is dying” (2007) … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has announced the availability of FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE. This is the third release from the 7-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 7.1 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights: support for … Continue reading