FreeBSD Security Advisory (FreeBSD-SA-08:10.nd6)

Topic: IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol routing vulnerability Category: core Module: sys_netinet6 Announced: 2008-10-01 Credits: David Miles Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD. Corrected: 2008-10-01 00:32:59 UTC (RELENG_7, 7.1-PRERELEASE) 2008-10-01 00:32:59...

Win4BSD now free for non-commercial use

Virtual Bridges is has announced that Win4BSD for Desktops will be offered at no charge for non-commercial use. Win4BSD is a PC emulator that runs Windows as a guest at nearly native speed under FreeBSD/PC-BSD. It is based on QEMU. However, Win4BSD offers many...

FreeBSD news in French

Rodrigo, a long time French FreeBSD enthusiastic contacted me to say he’s started a FreeBSD News website for French readers. If anybody else wants to use my theme and CSS, please feel free to contact me. In the BSD world it’s all about sharing ;-)...

7 Reasons why BSD is better than Linux

Matt Hartley, who is using Linux full time himself gives 7 reasons why BSD operating systems are preferred over Linux (but he also admits that BSD has its shortcomings): BSD is dead simple Create your own OS Speed Stability Software packaging Security Suitability for...