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...
FreeBroid

FreeBroid

Edmondas emailed me about a new project: FreeBroid FreeBSD is one of the best operating systems and Android is developing into something awesome, so why not combine the two? is porting Android to FreeBSD. It, now, enables FreeBSD users to develop Android without...
PC-BSD and pfSense books

PC-BSD and pfSense books

Authored by pfSense co-founder Chris Buechler and pfSense developer Jim Pingle, The Definitive Guide to pfSense covers installation and basic configuration through advanced networking and firewalling of the popular open source firewall and router distribution. This...