Turn old PC hardware into a home server with FreeNAS

Turn old PC hardware into a home server with FreeNAS

This article by PCWorld walks you through a quick FreeNAS setup. For those who have some spare hardware lying around and need a file server, this might be for you. PC lovers tend to collect a lot of hardware as the years roll by. Instead of leaving it to collect dust,...
Expand FreeNAS with plugins

Expand FreeNAS with plugins

This article by Wazi explains the use of plugins in FreeNAS. The author walks us through various plugins and explains the process behind how they work. FreeNAS is a powerful open source implementation of a network-attached storage (NAS) server – file-level computer...
GhostBSD 4.0-ALPHA3 is released

GhostBSD 4.0-ALPHA3 is released

The third ALPHA build of GhostBSD 4.0-RELEASE has recently been made available on SourceForge. The following lists the most recent fixes in this ALPHA build: Network after install works on Virtualbox Added Wifimgr back for better wifi support until Networkmgr is...

FreeNAS 9.2.1.5 Volumes & Snapshots Overview

The FreeNAS Team has just released a tutorial explaining the volumes and snapshots features in FreeNAS 9.2.1.5. Learn about setting up different types of volume layouts, datasets, permissions, and snapshots by watching below: Head on over to the official YouTube link...
JabirOS now an independent fork of FreeBSD

JabirOS now an independent fork of FreeBSD

Muhammadreza Haghiri, leader of the JabirOS project, has just released version 2.0.0 of his distro. This version has become an independent BSD distribution separate of FreeBSD 10-RELEASE. We have managed to run all of FreeBSD packages for a minimalist and normal...

Setting up your first NAS with FreeNAS

Benjamin Milman, of iXsystems, recently did a talk at Linux Fest Northwest 2014 showing users how to set up FreeNAS. Check out his informative session on setting up your first NAS below. To view the official post with slides, head on over to the following link:...