GhostBSD 4.0-ALPHA3 is released

ghostbsd_1The third ALPHA build of GhostBSD 4.0-RELEASE has recently been made available on SourceForge. The following lists the most recent fixes in this ALPHA build:

  • Network after install works on Virtualbox
  • Added Wifimgr back for better wifi support until Networkmgr is working flawlessly
  • Removed gimp since gimp is easily install with “sudo pkg install gimp”
  • Removed all software that depends on Nautilus (ie. Rhythmbox and gksu)
  • Exaile is replacing Rhythmbox
  • GhostBSD user is now removed after installation
  • New experimental look

Check out the official post here: http://www.ghostbsd.org/4.0-alpha3

JabirOS now an independent fork of FreeBSD

Muhammadreza Haghiri, leader of the JabirOS project, has just released version 2.0.0 of his distro. This version has become an independent BSD distribution separate of FreeBSD 10-RELEASE.

We have managed to run all of FreeBSD packages for a minimalist and normal desktop computer. Also, we’ve tested some CLI software, for making a little server.
All of our tests were successful, and we’re proud of our new product.

In other news, JabirOS has just been made available for ARM board Cubieboard.

Read the official announcements here: http://jabirproject.org/archives/122 & http://jabirproject.org/archives/134

BSD Magazine (April 2014) – Free Pascal on BSD

BSD_04_2014-1April’s issue of the BSD Magazine is now available: Free Pascal on BSD (free PDF download).

You’ll find the following subjects inside:

  • Free Pascal on BSD
  • Revision Control Systems and Configuration Management. Part 1.
  • Deploying NetBSD on the Cloud using AWS EC2. Part 2
  • Getting to grips with the Gimp – Part 3
  • Credit Card Fraud is a Thing of The Past
  • With the Recent Announcement of the Widespread Heartbleed SSL Vulnerability, is it Time to Reconsider who the Troublemakers Really are?

Download Free Pascal on BSD

Let’s get RAID | BSD Now 36 (video)

BSD Now Episode 36 shows how to set up RAID arrays in FreeBSD and there’s also an interview with David Chisnall – of the FreeBSD core team – about the switch to Clang.

Other subjects being discussed are:

  • OpenBSD 5.5 released
  • FreeBSD foundation funding highlights
  • OpenSSH without OpenSSL
  • BSDMag’s April 2014 issue is out
  • Interview – David Chisnall
  • Tutorial - RAID in FreeBSD and OpenBSD
  • BSDTalk episode 240
  • m2k14 trip reports
  • Why you should use FreeBSD on your cloud VPS
  • PC-BSD weekly digest

Other formats can be watched/downloaded here.