BSD Magazine – it’s coming!

BSD Magazine – it’s coming!

I blogged before that there were plans of creating a FreeBSD Magazine. Just to let you know that the first issue can be expected around April 2008. It won’t be just about FreeBSD, but also about other BSD OSses, incl. OpenBSD and NetBSD, hence the name BSD...
Depenguinator – version 2.0

Depenguinator – version 2.0

In December 2003, I wrote a script for remotely upgrading a linux system to FreeBSD. I gave it a catchy name (‘Depenguinator’, inspired by the ‘Antichickenator’ in Baldur’s Gate), announced it on a FreeBSD mailing list and on Slashdot,...

Global software development in the FreeBSD Project

Yesterday I came across a study done by Diomidis Spinellis about the development of FreeBSD. It was written in 2006 but it still gives some useful insight in and statistics about the FreeBSD Project (How the FreeBSD Project works). FreeBSD is a sophisticated operating...
FOSDEM 2008 conference

FOSDEM 2008 conference

FOSDEM 2008, the “Free and Open Source software Developers’ European Meeting”, is taking place in Brussels, Belgium, next month: February 23-24th. There will be a BSD/PosgreSQL room. Transportation | Accomodation | Friday beer event | Would be nice to hear who’s...