pfSense 2.1.3 is released

pfSense 2.1.3 is released

The developers of pfSense have just released version 2.1.3. This version addresses security fixes seen in pfSense-SA-14_05.tcp and pfSense-SA-14_06.openssl. Other fixes include optimizations in the tools repository, and minor changes in OpenVPN, Correct Captive...
GhostBSD focusing on MATE

GhostBSD focusing on MATE

The developers of GhostBSD have chosen to take a new direction with their desktop-oriented operating system. They have abandoned all desktop environments, including GNOME, to take on MATE. The desktop environment MATE is an offshoot of GNOME 2 featuring large...
bsdtalk240 “About Time” with George Neville-Neil

bsdtalk240 “About Time” with George Neville-Neil

The folks at bsdtalk have uploaded their new talk with George Neville-Neil. In this 35 minute talk, they discuss network time protocol as well as the precision time protocol. You can listen to the ogg file here: http://cis01.uma.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk240.ogg...
PC-BSD vs. Ubuntu

PC-BSD vs. Ubuntu

This article by Make Tech Easier discusses the pros and cons of both PC-BSD and Ubuntu as an open-source desktop operating system. The two operating systems are compared by the ease of use as a desktop, starting with the installation process, desktop environment, and...

BSDNow.TV Episode 035: Puffy Firewall

BSD Now has released episode 35, titled “Puffy Firewall”. Hosts Alan Jude and Kris Moore take a look at pf (Packet Filter), the removal of ALTQ from OpenBSD, FreeBSD’s quarterly status report, updates to OpenBSD’s OpenSSL rewrite, and the...