Qt 5.9 on FreeBSD

Qt 5.9 on FreeBSD

Qt 5.9 is now on FreeBSD according to developers Tobias and Raphael. Qt is an open-source application framework for developing application software. You may download it from the FreeBSD ports tree. With Qt 5.9, the Elisa music player works, for instance (where it has...

Should I use BSD? r/BSD

A user at r/BSD asks the community if they should use BSD, coming from a Linux background. A lengthy discussion follows. Here are some of the top comments: For starting I would recommend TrueOS, you can check a FreeBSD base quick and with good defaults. Then if you...

Finally Moving Away From Windows

User Nicholas Manios tells us about his journey from Windows 10 to FreeBSD 11.1. He makes sure to successfully migrate any needed apps through a VM on bhyve, and imports configurations for cross-platform apps like Firefox. Those looking to make the switch, see if...
LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of TrueOS A Unix Based OS

LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of TrueOS A Unix Based OS

LinuxAndUbuntu gives us an in-depth review of TrueOS, a FreeBSD based operating system. They walk us through from installation, control panel, applications, to developer tools. See the link below for the detailed report. Trust me, the name TrueOS takes me back to...

BSDNow.TV Episode 228: The Spectre of Meltdown

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude & Benedict Reuschling discuss the Spectre & Meltdown situation, look at NetBSD memory sanitizer progress, Postgres on ZFS, and show us a bit about NomadBSD. Press play below to tune in: Jupiter Broadcasting show notes:...