Setting up a FreeBSD Multimedia Desktop

Of all the many and free operating systems out there, few can begin to meet or surpass the quality, stability, and structured operation of FreeBSD. But out of the box, FreeBSD is and always will be a server OS. That’s the reason why some groups have created desktop...

PC-BSD 1.4 (alpha), Xorg 7.2 & Beryl

If you can’t wait for the official PC-BSD 1.4 release, go and download one of the triweekly ISOs. The last ISO (02 June) now includes Xorg 7.2, Beryl, Nvidia drivers and a lot more. Please note, this is still in alpha development, so don’t be surprised if...

BSDStats numbers (May 2007)

BSDStats.org is a website that records the numbers of PCs/servers running a particular BSD system. This is broken down per country, releases, drivers/HW stats, CPU stats, and port stats. Though these figures are interesting enough, they cannot be used for any...

Flash/Youtube videos on FreeBSD

To be able to watch Adobe Flash animations and videos on BSD systems, has been not too easy so far. This is caused by Adobe not releasing a (Free)BSD version of Flash, but only a (closed source) version for Windows and Linux. In order to watch Flash content on BSD one...