Android on FreeBSD

Android on FreeBSD

gferenc88 wrote up a guide showing how to get Android running in Oracle VM VirtualBox on FreeBSD. Maybe it is not a big thing, but I have managed to run the Android OS with OpenGL support on FreeBSD. Before we start, you must have enabled the Linuxulator and install...
PC-BSD Status Update and Future Plans

PC-BSD Status Update and Future Plans

Kris Moore has laid out his plans for the future of PC-BSD, especially around PC-BSD moving to rolling releases. First of all, I want to let you know, that I’ve personally not been satisfied with the frequency of PC-BSD releases and updates. With us tracking the...
Making computing easier: PC-BSD 9.1

Making computing easier: PC-BSD 9.1

Distrowatch has favourable review of recently released PC-BSD 9.1: …”Nothing is perfect and PC-BSD does have an Achilles’ heel, specifically hardware compatibility. As much as I enjoyed the polish and the features and the wonderful ease of use, I...

FreeNAS: Flexible, fast storage, and the price is right

NetworkWorld has published a very positive review of FreeNAS: “It takes something different to stand out in the crowded network-attached storage market. How does free, as in free beer and free speech, sound? Overall, FreeNAS offers a very positive story, with...
FreeNAS 8.3.1-BETA2 available

FreeNAS 8.3.1-BETA2 available

Josh Paetzel from iXsystems has announced the availability of the FreeNAS 8.3.1-BETA2 images over the weekend. At this point things are looking to be in good shape, I’m calling this a BETA because I’m very conservative, and because encryption can go wrong...