Michael Larabel tries out TrueOS, and other BSDs

Michael Larabel tries out TrueOS, and other BSDs

Check out these articles from Michael Larabel, of Phoronix, giving his input on TrueOS, DragonFlyBSD, GhostBSD, and various BSD operating systems. He provides thoughts on the ease of use, what needs work, and his top choices. While I’ve been running PC-BSD on...
PC-BSD Evolves into TrueOS

PC-BSD Evolves into TrueOS

As announced earlier this week, PC-BSD has changed its name to TrueOS. The developers made another announcement indicating that TrueOS is a rolling release based on FreeBSD-CURRENT. Download the new ISO/image here. TrueOS combines the convenience of a rolling release...
GhostBSD 10.3 Enoch is now available

GhostBSD 10.3 Enoch is now available

The developers of GhostBSD have made available the final RELEASE of 10.3, dubbed “Enoch”. The most notable changes in this version are ZFS support, better VirtualBox support, and many network fixes. See the link below for the full release notes and...
FreeNAS 10-BETA is now available

FreeNAS 10-BETA is now available

The long awaited FreeNAS 10-BETA is now available for download. This new version features a drastically improved graphic user interface, middleware, UI for virtual machine hosting, Docker, ReST API, and a plethora of other features. Please note that the BETA should...
PC-BSD is now TrueOS

PC-BSD is now TrueOS

The developers of PC-BSD have decided to change the prominent FreeBSD based desktop operating system’s name to TrueOS. The decision was made by lead developer Kris Moore, who founded the project back in 2006. TrueOS will continue to be bundled with Lumina, a...
When BSD and Ubuntu meet by Jack Wallen

When BSD and Ubuntu meet by Jack Wallen

In this article, user Jack Wallen installs UbuntuBSD for the first time and documents his thoughts and offers solutions on the hybrid distribution. Considering that BSD is far closer to UNIX than is Linux, why would anyone go out of their way to merge it with Ubuntu?...