The tale of an OS X to FreeBSD user

User mirrorshades recounts their story of transitioning from a long time OS X user to FreeBSD. I’ve been using Mac OS X since the Public Beta, though not as a daily driver for a few years after it was initially released. Pismo, PowerMac, PowerBook (12″ albook!),...
The ZFS ZIL and SLOG Demystified

The ZFS ZIL and SLOG Demystified

Michael Dexter returns with another piece on ZFS, this one titled The ZFS ZIL and SLOG Demystified on the FreeNAS website. The article clarifies the usage of ZIL (ZFS Intent Log) and SLOG (Separate Intent Log) on your FreeNAS or FreeBSD pools. The ZIL and SLOG are two...
PC-BSD’s Lumina Desktop 0.8.7 released

PC-BSD’s Lumina Desktop 0.8.7 released

Ken Moore, developer of Lumina Desktop Environment for PC-BSD, has released version 0.8.7. This update adds a new desktop item interaction system, along with a revamp of the Insight file manager, and new plugins added. View a full list of changes here:...
OPNsense 15.7.15 Released

OPNsense 15.7.15 Released

The developers of OPNsense have made available version 15.7.15. Download it here. Here are the full patch notes: health: added feature to browse RRD data in a modern way notable ports updates: strongswan 5.3.3 logs: added proxy server access log and updated the layout...