FreeBSD Summer of Code finished – update

Murray Stockely reports about the success rate for Summer of Code students working on FreeBSD. 19 out of 21 students successfully completed the program this summer.  He has created a summary of all 19 individual projects. On the Google Open Source Blog he wrote a post...

Why FreeBSD is my favorite *nix OS (Scott Spear)

Scott Spear has created a nice summary with the reasons why he loves FreeBSD Installation FreeBSD provides a very easy installation process; it uses Sysinstall as an automated installation package to do it for you. All you have to do is answer some questions to create...

FreeBSD package developments

Last week Dru Lavigne mentioned pkg_add_it, had been added to the ports directory, today we read on Ivan Voras’ blog he’s been working on pkg_add_trans. More information about the “basic” software package method, pkg_add, can be found in the...

FreeBSD 6.4-RC1 available

Ken Smith has announced the availability of the first release candidate for FreeBSD 6.4, the project’s production legacy branch As the next step in the release of FreeBSD 6.4, the FreeBSD 6.4-RC1 builds are now available for testing. This is the first of an...

Setting up a LAMP Server on FreeBSD

There are already many useful guides around showing how to set up and tune a FAMP server. Unlike some this guide gives also a bit more background details and explanation. Setting up a LAMP server is a common task for systems administrators, and FreeBSD is one of the...