BSD Now Episode 252: Goes to 11.2

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude & Benedict Reuschling announce the release of FreeBSD 11.2, set up MTA behind Tor, run pfSense on DigitalOcean, recap on one year of C, use OpenBGPD to announce VM networks, remind us what the power to serve is, and report...
FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE now available

FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE now available

The developers of FreeBSD have officially made available version 11.2-RELEASE. This release features updates to OpenSSH, OpenSSL, clang, llvm, lldb, libarchive(3), libxo(3), KDE, GNOME, and various device driver, kernel, userland, and library updates. New utilities...
What users have said during FreeBSD’s 25th year

What users have said during FreeBSD’s 25th year

Users on Hacker News chime in on their experience with FreeBSD for the past few decades. Below are some of the top comments. Congrats on 25 years again to all FreeBSD users around the world! This was about 15 or 16 years ago, I think. That was back when hardware...
What is your primary use of FreeBSD?

What is your primary use of FreeBSD?

A user on the FreeBSD forums asked the community what they primarily use FreeBSD for. There is a mix of professional, hobby, educational, and research. What do you use it for? Note that this poll only represents a small minority of users on the forum. I have a FreeBSD...

BSD Now Episode 251: Crypto HAMMER

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude & Benedict Reuschling discuss DragonflyBSD’s hammer1 encrypted master & slave setup, recap on BSDCan part 2, announce NomadBSD 1.1-RC1, talk about OpenBSD adding LDAP client to base, FreeBSD getting pNFS support,...
[How-To] Add encrypted ZFS pool on FreeBSD

[How-To] Add encrypted ZFS pool on FreeBSD

User Vivek Gite of nixCraft shows us how to add an encrypted ZFS pool on your FreeBSD server. He’ll show you how to do it with gpart and geli encryption system. You may view the full set of instructions at the link below. I recently added hard disk to my FreeBSD...