PC-BSD 8.0 – Last alpha version

PC-BSD 8.0 – Last alpha version

Last weekend brought about the latest alpha release of the upcoming PC-BSD 8.0. This is the first build based on FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE, with KDE 4.3.4, NVIDIA driver 195.22 (32-bit and 64-bit drivers included), a re-written system installer, and new artwork. Here are...

DIY pfSense firewall system beats others

Vincent Danen lists the benefits of using the do-it-yourself pfSense firewall system over some of the readily available firewall appliances from Linksys and D-Link. For features, security, reliability, and availability, pfSense beats the competition. Download (login:...
FreeNAS ready for the next step – Future of FreeNAS

FreeNAS ready for the next step – Future of FreeNAS

Olivier Cochard-Labbé, the original founder of the FreeNAS Project, has indicated that FreeNAS is in need of some big modification to remove some of its current  limitations (one of the biggest is the non support of easly users add-ons). This will probably require a...
Released: m0n0wall 1.3

Released: m0n0wall 1.3

Manuel Kasper has announced m0n0wall 1.3. “After almost three years in beta, I have decided that m0n0wall 1.3 is now good enough for production. It’s basically a re-release of 1.3b18, with two fixes thrown in. No major bugs have been reported anymore, but...

GhostBSD – Gnome based FreeBSD liveCD

PC-BSD is currently the best well-knows FreeBSD based OS for desktop use, but it’s  KDE  based. Though there’s a Gnome PBI available, those interested in Gnome as desktop interface may want to have a look at GhostBSD, the Gnome based FreeBSD system for...