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...

Benchmarking Wine 1.1.2 on FreeBSD 7.0

I installed some benchmarks into Wine 1.1.2 on FreeBSD and gave them another run today to see what gains I would see over the last benchmarks that I ran. The last time the benchmarks were run on FreeBSD 7.0 Beta 2 and Nvidia driver Version: 100.14.19 that was edited...

EuroBSDCon – registration open

In less htan two weeks the 7th edition (18-19 October) of the European BSD Conference will take place in Strasbourg, France. Don’t miss it! The program is rich with over 20 speakers giving talks on a wide range of subjects. Tutorials will also be help in a very...