Review of FreeBSD 7

This article is slightly dated – I presume it was written about 3-4 months ago, as it’s referring to the pending release of FreeBSD 7.0 in December, but it was put on freesoftwaremagazine.org only yesterday (05/03). Still an interesting read. The article...
First look at FreeBSD 7.0

First look at FreeBSD 7.0

In case you’ve not seen the “First look at FreeBSD 7.0” article on distrowatch: The author used FreeBSD attempted to set up a FBSD 4.x system up a few years ago, and was quite disillusioned. After configuring the X window and launching KDE, I was...
BSD Conferences 2008

BSD Conferences 2008

A few years ago, BSD enthusiast used to meet at Linux expos, but now there are couple of BSD-only conferences, which are getting bigger by the year. NYCBSDCon is back this year and there’s even new BSD conference in Barcelona this year. Dates have been confirmed...
Interview with Ken Smith (FreeBSD   7.0)

Interview with Ken Smith (FreeBSD 7.0)

Will Backman from BSDTalk has uploaded an interview with Ken Smith (podcast), lead release engineer for FreeBSD. This interview is about the release of FreeBSD 7, performance tweaking, the release process, the features that made it in 7.0 and which will be found in a...

BSD releases – week 9

Week 9 has been an interesting one for FreeBSD and FBSD based operating systems: FreeBSD 7.0 and pfSense 1.2 were released and there were some minor releases: FreeNAS 0.686.2 and m0n0wall 1.3b10. FreeNAS 0.686.2 Majors changes: Add ability to set a CIFS/SMB share read...

FreeBSD 7.0 DVDs

Eric A. emailed me yesterday saying he was creating a FreeBSD 7.0 DVD since the installation was quite cumbersome when he had to juggle CDs constantly. His DVD combines the 4 CDs into 1 bootable installation DVD ISO image which is now available on bittorrent:...