BSDCan 2008; dates and call for papers

BSDCan 2008, held in May, in Ottowa, has the initial call for papers out. They have space for informal talks and presentations too. BSDCan is an enormously successful grass-roots style conference. It brings together a great mix of *BSD developers and users for a nice...

GPL vs BSD, a matter of sustainability

Both licensing models have been around for a very long time. I don’t know which predates which, but it really doesn’t matter. The spirit behind both licenses is very similar: free software is good. But they realize this idea in different ways. In the GPL license you...

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Building a bootable ARM SD card (FreeBSD) NAS: Roll your own or turnkey? (FreeNAS) Using pfSense as a Server Only (pfSense) Fileserver converted to use ZFS (FreeBSD)

DesktopBSD vs PC-BSD

Jan Stedehouder has almost finished his DesktopBSD – the first 30 days series and the following are his observations with regards to how PC-BSD and DesktopBSD compare: Today may be a good day to at least do a formal comparison between DesktopBSD and PC-BSD. I...

FreeBSD 7.0 Beta4 LiveCD

Ivan Voras has created a new (installable) LiveCD (version alpha 2) based on FreeBSD 7.0-BETA4. This release fixes most of the bugs present in earlier versions, and introduces only one new feature: file systems are created on glabel devices. The ISO can be downloaded...