FreeBSD 8: an evolutionary release of the unknown giant
FreeBSD 8.0 is a major release of the free UNIX descendant. Support for ZFS, jails and USB have been improved, but the release also adds new features, such as NFSv4 and Xen DomU support and some new kernel-related tools. The release notes detail these and other changes that appear in the latest FreeBSD.
VirtualBox 3.1.2 for FreeBSD
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in December 2009
FreeBSD again at number 1
In the final month of 2009, Swishmail, iWeb Technologies and WestHost had the most reliable hosting company sites. All three sites responded to all but one of Netcraft’s requests throughout December.
This is Swishmail’s second consecutive appearance at the top; last month, it shared the glory with Verio. Swishmail’s website is served by nginx on FreeBSD. This New York based company specialises in business email hosting, but also offers several web hosting plans, all of which include access to a webmail client and shared calendars.
Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit 2009
Brooks Davis recently reported on his trip to the Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit 2009.
KOffice2 for FreeBSD available
The KDE FreeBSD team is proud to announce the release of KOffice2 suite for FreeBSD.
Install Zabix (howto)
Zabbix is an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution. Installation instructions can be found here (translated with Google Translate)