GNOME 2.22.0 for FreeBSD

The GNOME 2.22.0 desktop environment is now available for FreeBSD. The official GNOME 2.22 release notes can be found here (inlc screenshots). On the FreeBSD front, this release features: an updated hal port with support for video4linux devices, DRM (Direct Rendering)...

DTrace support in FreeBSD Current

John Birrell has announced that Sun’s DTrace support is being committed to FreeBSD Current. I plan to start committing stuff bit-by-bit starting a week from now, subject to review of the bits. As part of this work I will be moving the CDDL sources that ZFS uses...

Open USENIX archives

USENIX has made the records of all its proceedings public The USENIX Association, a leading forum for presenting cutting edge developments in computing, announced today that open access to its conference proceedings will now be available free of charge to the general...

gotbsd.net for BSD torrents

There’s a great BSD torrent website that I want to bring to your attention. It’s gotbsd.net where you can download FreeBSD 7.0, PC-BSD 1.5 and FreeSBIE 2.0.1 CD images via the Bittorrent protocol. This site was originally started in 2007 shortly after the...