pfSense 1.2-BETA-2 released

pfSense 1.2-BETA-2 released

After a long bug hunting and regression testing period, Scott Ullrich has announced the second beta release of pfSense 1.2, a FreeBSD-based firewall on 04 July. 1.2-BETA-2 has many new features and stability improvements making it the leading Open Source firewall...
DesktopBSD vs PC-BSD review

DesktopBSD vs PC-BSD review

Fareast has written a quick comparison of DesktopBSD and PC-BSD on Dailykos.com: After reading a very not-nice review of DesktopBSD a couple of weeks ago, and in light of the fact that I just adore PC-BSD, it’s a bit strange that I would be reviewing it here....

FreeNAS and 11633 iTunes

From another happy FreeNAS user: So we have our FreeNAS RAID array setup now. We have two 500GB hard drives mirrored in a RAID 1 array and it seems to be working well. The setup was very simple, just downloaded/burned the iso, installed FreeNAS to a spare usb key then...
PC-BSD 1.4 LiveCD

PC-BSD 1.4 LiveCD

If you are interested in BSD live CDs, here is another interesting option: PC-BSD LiveCD. This CD is probably one of the best live desktop BSD products built to-date. Based on FreeBSD 6.2, it includes KDE 3.5.6, X.Org 7.2, Kaffeine media player with support for MP3,...
FreeSBIE 2.0.1 – Review

FreeSBIE 2.0.1 – Review

This is a FreeSBIE 2.0.1 review by Steve Lake on Raiden.net From great anticipation to utter misery to mixed reactions. That in general sums up my experience with FreeSBIE 2.0.1. For a live cd that’s built on one of the greatest free operating systems in the world...