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Category Archives: Google
Shortly after Google Chrome was released, I was excited to find out that Ben Laurie was porting Google Chrome/Chromium to FreeBSD. This is in my opinion the best web browser available (I know, it’s subjective). It’s light-weight, secure and extendible. The … Continue reading
FreeBSD 6.4 and 8.0 EoLs coming soon On November 30th, FreeBSD 6.4 and FreeBSD 8.0 will have reached their End of Life and will no longer be supported by the FreeBSD Security Team. Since FreeBSD 6.4 is the last remaining … Continue reading
Ruben from the FreeBSD Chromium porting team emailed me to say that for this week only the latest Chromium 7.0 for FreeBSD subscriber builds will be available for free (excluding HTML 5 video). The subscriber builds are largely open source … Continue reading
Edwin Groothuis created a FreeBSD iPhone app that provides general information about FreeBSD, news, upcoming events, videos from YouTube (BSD conference) and so on. May be useful if you have an iPhone. But the FreeBSD community is larger than just a … Continue reading
When Google first unveiled its WebM project, there were quite some concerns over its license. This license was incompatible with version 2 and 3 of the GPL, and was effectively a new license, causing unnecessary confusion. Google has now cleared … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Project received many applications from students wanting to participate in Google’s Summer of Code program. This year 18 student proposals to work with the FreeBSD Project were accepted as part of this program. For those with projects that … Continue reading
Google has just announced the projects it will be funding this summer during its annual Summer of Code Event : 6 FreeBSD related Projects are included : Jacub Klama : Generic DMA engine framework for FreeBSD The aim of this project … Continue reading
A new and alternative open source business model. Chromium / Google Chrome Google Chrome does not need much introduction any more, especially not to those interested in open source software. It is the best browser available. It is fast, secure, supports … Continue reading