5 Differences Between TrueOS & Linux

5 Differences Between TrueOS & Linux

User JoshDW19 walks us through the differences between the open-source operating systems TrueOS and Linux. TrueOS is based on FreeBSD, a UNIX open-source operating system. See the article below to find out what makes TrueOS standout from Linux. When thinking of Open...
Spectre & Meltdown Mitigations for FreeBSD

Spectre & Meltdown Mitigations for FreeBSD

The folks at FreeBSD have been working diligently on patching the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities since it was made aware late last year, according to Softpedia and Phoronix. See the links below and take proper measures to keep your FreeBSD systems safe...

BSD Now Episode 234: Code and Community

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss the Google Summer of Code 2018 projects, show us a tutorial on FreeBSD jails with iocage, talk about the new Code of Conduct for FreeBSD, as well as libhijack & fancy monitoring for...
Lumina Lights the Way for TrueOS Pt. 1

Lumina Lights the Way for TrueOS Pt. 1

Josh Smith and Ken Moore, lead developer of Lumina, recently discussed the early beginnings of Lumina Desktop Environment, along with it’s bright future ahead with the open-source world. Lumina is currently the default desktop environment packaged with TrueOS,...
FreeBSD/EC2 history

FreeBSD/EC2 history

Colin Percival, known FreeBSD contributor, provides us a detailed blog history / timeline of his work with FreeBSD and Amazon EC2. EC2, or Elastic Compute Cloud, is part of Amazon Web Services cloud hosting platform. His work dates back to 2010, with EC2 being...