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FreeBSD 10.0: release.sh mapped

FreeBSD News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 16:14
Rick Miller has put together a useful and visually easy to understand map of FreeBSD 10 release.sh. FreeBSD‘s release.sh is a shell script introduced in FreeBSD 9.x whose purpose is to automate FreeBSD release building from source.  This post maps the release.sh into a table of variables and a flowchart describing the program flow and […]

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FreeBSD Google Summer of Code 2014

FreeBSD News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 16:04
If you’re interested in participating in the annual Google Summer of Code, these are some FreeBSD related ideas which FreeBSD community suggested to work on during the Summer: FreeBSD Google Summer of Code 2014 More information around GSoC 2014 can be found here and information regarding dates here. FreeBSD Google Summer of Code 2014 was originally […]

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BSD Now Episode 25: a sixth pfSense (video)

FreeBSD News - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 15:59
This is an interview with Chris Buechler, from the pfSense project, to learn just how easy it can be to deploy a BSD firewall. There’s also a walk through the pfSense interface so you can get an idea of just how convenient and powerful it is. BSD Now Episode 25: a sixth pfSense (video) was […]

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NYCBSDCon 2014 Recaps (iXsystems, BSDTalk)

FreeBSD News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 16:35
iXsystems has a NYCBSDCon 2014 recap on their website and BSDTalk has uploaded Voices from NYCBSDCon 2014. Photos taken by iXsystems during this event can be viewed on +iXsystems. NYCBSDCon 2014 Recaps (iXsystems, BSDTalk) was originally posted on FreeBSD News.

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BSD Real-Time Operating System NuttX makes its 100th release: NuttX 6.33

FreeBSD News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 16:26
NuttX is a real-time operating system (RTOS) with an emphasis on standards compliance and small footprint. Scalable from 8-bit to 32-bit micro-controller environments, the primary governing standards in NuttX are POSIX and ANSI standards. Supported platforms include ARM, Atmel AVR, x86, Z80 and others. Additional standard APIs from Unix and other common RTOS’s are adopted for […]

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Newcons coming to Debian GNU/kFreeBSD

FreeBSD News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 16:18
FreeBSD vt(4) – commonly known as “Newcons”-, which is planned to replace Syscons as the default FreeBSD console, is now available on Debian GNU/kFreeBSD. Newcons provides many interesting new features, such as KMS support, Unicode, double-width CJK characters, etc. The Debian GNU/kFreeBSD team are now looking for volunteers: Newcons coming to Debian GNU/kFreeBSD (testers wanted!) Newcons […]

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FreeNAS 9.2.1.1-RELEASE

FreeBSD News - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 16:13
First point release to a point release. We are not particularly thrilled that we had to do one, but there were some Samba (CIFS) and jail related bugs (including a panic!) that definitely made it necessary; we’ve done little else for the last 2 weeks but tracking them down and stomping on them! Announcing FreeNAS […]

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Build your own FreeBSD/EC2 images

FreeBSD News - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:09
Colin Percival has an interesting post (how to build FreeBSD/EC2 images) explaining how you can bake your own FreeBSD  images for Amazon EC2, and build them just the way you want them. I have been building FreeBSD/EC2 images for the past three years, and based on the email I have been receiving, most people have […]

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Set up BitTorrent Sync in FreeNAS with Plugin (howto)

FreeBSD News - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 16:34
Ben Milman from iXsystems has put together a tutorial (How to Set Up FreeNAS with BitTorrent Sync Using a Plugin) showing step-by-step how to install and set up BitTorrent Sync on FreeNAS. BitTorrent Sync is a free, unlimited, secure file-syncing app which can be easily installed through the BitTorrent Sync plugin for FreeNAS. FreeNAS enables users to […]

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First impressions of FreeBSD 10.0

FreeBSD News - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 15:58
Jesse Smith has written a review of FreeBSD 10.0 in this week’s Distrowatch Weekly: First impressions of FreeBSD 10.0. Overall it is a fair and balanced review with some points of critique. Jess is impressed with FreeBSD 10 and its many new features, but there are still some points that should be addressed in FreeBSD 10.1, […]

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FreeBSD (based) releases and events – December 2013

FreeBSD News - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 16:25
This is a quick recap of what happened in the world of FreeBSD in December 2013. Releases 2 December – PC-BSD 10 Stable test image 3 December - FreeBSD 10.0-BETA4 released 6 December - FreeNAS 9.2.0-RC released 9 December - FreeBSD 10.0-RC1 released 16 December - FreeBSD 10.0-RC2 released 16 December – FreeNAS 9.2.0-RC2 released 22 December - FreeNAS 9.2.0 25 […]

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PC-BSD 10.0-RC3 now available

FreeBSD News - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 16:07
Kris has announced RC3 version of the upcoming PC-BSD 10.0-RELEASE. Notable features and changes from RC2 are: Includes FreeBSD 10.0-RC3 from 12/26/2013 Updated KMS / AMD driver support ISO file is a hybrid USB file, and can be “dd”ed to a USB media. New text-based installer New UEFI loader on installation media Able to select between […]

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FreeBSD Capsicum, MEGACORE, pfSense Store, Faces and more

FreeBSD News - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 16:00
In this post we have a mix of news snippets, links to howtos, projects, resources and software/package updates collated over the last two weeks. Just a round-up of those miscellaneous FreeBSD related links you may find interesting.   Jailing FreeBSD 4 on FreeBSD 10 michaelwlucas.com  - 02 Jan 2014 NYCBSDCon 2014  interview with Brian Callahan and Ike […]

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BSD Now Episode 18: Eclipsing Binaries (video)

FreeBSD News - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 14:27
The BSD Now TV Team has uploaded a new episode, Eclipsing Binaries – Episode 18, featuring an interview with Baptiste Daroussin. In this episode you will find the following topics being discussed: Faces of FreeBSD continues OpenPF? Year of BSD on the server Getting to know your portmgr Interview with Baptiste Daroussin Binary upgrades in OpenBSD pfSense […]

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FreeBSD 10.0-RC4 available

FreeBSD News - Sat, 01/04/2014 - 15:37
Glen Barber has announced the fourth, and possibly last, RC of the upcoming FreeBSD 10: “The fourth RC build of the 10.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures. This is expected to be the final RC build of the 10.0-RELEASE cycle. Changes […]

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BSD Magazine (December 2013) – CARP on FreeBSD

FreeBSD News - Mon, 12/23/2013 - 16:16
December’s issue of the BSD Magazine is now available: CARP on FreeBSD (free PDF download). You’ll find the following subjects inside: Configuring a Highly Available Service on FreeBSD – part 2: CARP and devd In the first part of this series, we learned how to make high availability (HA) storage on FreeBSD using HAST. We learned how to control […]

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BSD Now Episode 16: Cryptocrystalline (video)

FreeBSD News - Mon, 12/23/2013 - 16:07
A new BSD Now TV episode (Cryptocrystalline – Episode 16) has been uploaded, featuring an interview with Damien Miller. Other topics discussed are: Secure communications with OpenBSD and OpenVPN FreeBSD Foundation Newsletter Use of NetBSD with Marvell Kirkwood Processors Experimenting with zero-copy network IO Interview – Damien Miller OpenZFS office hours License summaries in pkgng […]

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iXsystems continues to advance open source storage with FreeNAS 9.2.0

FreeBSD News - Mon, 12/23/2013 - 15:55
Latest update includes many user-requested features and improvements, as well as a REST API for remote administration of FreeNAS. iXsystems has announced the release of FreeNAS 9.2.0. This update incorporates all the improvements made in FreeBSD 9.2, as well as a vast collection of minor and major tweaks throughout the FreeNAS web user interface. This […]

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FreeNAS 9.2.0-RC2 now available

FreeBSD News - Tue, 12/17/2013 - 16:00
The FreeNAS team at iXsystems has taken the for-them-unusual step of rolling and releasing Release Candidate 2, FreeNAS 9.2.0-RC2, due to the significant number of changes that had to be made in fixing a number of bugs. Barring any more significant bugs being found, this will be the last Release Candidate before going to 9.2.0-RELEASE […]

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EuroBSDcon 2013 Developer Summit Special Status Report

FreeBSD News - Mon, 12/16/2013 - 15:56
This special status report contains a summary of the discussions from the various working groups at the EuroBSDcon 2013  Developer Summit. From the table of contents: Desktop Developer Summit Track DNS Documentation Embedded Platforms Networking Ports and Packages Security Toolchain and Build Systems USB Vendor Discussions Virtualization ZFS   EuroBSDcon 2013 Developer Summit Special Status […]

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