BSDNow.TV Episode 52: Reverse Takeover

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Kris Moore and Allan Jude interview Shawn Webb regarding ASLR and PIE in FreeBSD. In addition, they show us how to create a reverse SSH tunnel to a system behind a firewall. Hit the play button below to tune in: Check out the official...
FreeBSD Foundation August Update

FreeBSD Foundation August Update

The FreeBSD Foundation has released their August update, which consists of development project updates, voices from the community, fundraising updates, etc. As summer comes to a close, we wanted to share some of the latest project updates and introduce new initiatives...
Time Machine backups on FreeBSD 10

Time Machine backups on FreeBSD 10

This article by khubla.com shows us how to create Time Machine backups in FreeBSD 10 through netatalk3. I usually work on a Macbook, and I use keyless ssh with a cron job to do nightly backups.  It works very well.  However, I decided to try backups with Time Machine,...
VMWare Tools on FreeBSD 10

VMWare Tools on FreeBSD 10

This article shows us how to use VMWare Tools on FreeBSD 10. As of February 2014, VMware Tools that come with ESXi 5 or Fusion don’t work out of the box on FreeBSD 10. I wrote some patches so that one can compile them manually. Luckily, FreeBSD 10 comes with...