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:...
PC-BSD new AppCafe updates

PC-BSD new AppCafe updates

The latest post on the PC-BSD blog has two photos of the upcoming, redesigned AppCafe, featuring the integration of pkgng (package management). Weekly Feature Digest 28: Photos of the new PC-BSD AppCafe redesign
pfSense 2.1.3 is released

pfSense 2.1.3 is released

The developers of pfSense have just released version 2.1.3. This version addresses security fixes seen in pfSense-SA-14_05.tcp and pfSense-SA-14_06.openssl. Other fixes include optimizations in the tools repository, and minor changes in OpenVPN, Correct Captive...
GhostBSD focusing on MATE

GhostBSD focusing on MATE

The developers of GhostBSD have chosen to take a new direction with their desktop-oriented operating system. They have abandoned all desktop environments, including GNOME, to take on MATE. The desktop environment MATE is an offshoot of GNOME 2 featuring large...
PC-BSD vs. Ubuntu

PC-BSD vs. Ubuntu

This article by Make Tech Easier discusses the pros and cons of both PC-BSD and Ubuntu as an open-source desktop operating system. The two operating systems are compared by the ease of use as a desktop, starting with the installation process, desktop environment, and...

FreeNAS Mini Unboxing

This unboxing video features the new FreeNAS Mini from iXsystems. A big thanks to Gerard, the creator of FreeBSDNews.net, for filming this!