BSD Now Episode 266: File Type History

In this episode of BSD Now, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss OpenBSD and NetBSD on FreeBSD using grub2-bhyve, user vermaden’s FreeBSD story, OpenBSD on the desktop, history of filetype info in Unix dirs, multiboot Pinebook KDE neon image, and...
BSD Now Episode 265: Software Disenchantment

BSD Now Episode 265: Software Disenchantment

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss EuroBSDcon, disenchanting software, LLVM 7.0.0, Thinkpad BIOS update, HardenedBSD Foundation, and  ZFS send vs rsync. Press play below to tune in: BSD Now weekly content roundup:...
September 2018 FreeBSD Foundation Update

September 2018 FreeBSD Foundation Update

The FreeBSD Foundation has issued their update for all the progress made in the month of September. This newsletter consists of development projects such as FreeBSD 12.0, fundraising initiatives (please donate if you haven’t already!), release engineering work...
Dual booting Linux and FreeBSD

Dual booting Linux and FreeBSD

Jesse Smith of DistroWatch discusses dual-booting FreeBSD and Ubuntu in this brief walkthrough. There are many reasons why one would want to use both operating systems on the same computer as they serve different tasks. See the guide below for the full set of...
[How-To] FreeBSD Install Nginx Webserver

[How-To] FreeBSD Install Nginx Webserver

User Vivek Gite is back again with another FreeBSD tutorial outlining the installation of Nginx. Nginx is an open-source webserver that can be used as a load balancer, mail proxy, reverse proxy, and HTTP cache. How do I install an Nginx webserver under a FreeBSD Unix...
FreeBSD lockless algorithm – seq

FreeBSD lockless algorithm – seq

User oshogbo//vx discusses seq, a FreeBSD lockless algorithm in this blog post. They go into detail about what the seq_write, seq_consistent, and other seq functions do for the algorithm. You may view the full post at the link below. Those days locking algorithms are...