Two FreeBSD howtos (kernel module & gmirror)

Writing a kernel module for FreeBSD FreeBSD 7.0 has already been released. If you are a real hacker, the best way to jump in and learn it is hacking together an introductory kernel module. In this article I’ll implement a very basic module that prints a message when...
Designed for FreeBSD – Vista incapable

Designed for FreeBSD – Vista incapable

Justin Franklin added some more “Vista Incapable” stickers to gnomelook.org. There’s now a “Designed for FreeBSD. Vista incapable” sticker there. Print it, stick it on your PC and promote FreeBSD. Alternatively, you can also help promote...
pfSense book naming contest

pfSense book naming contest

Chris Buechler, one of the pfSense Core Team members, has been working for several months on a pfSense Handbook which will be completed in the next 5-6 weeks and for sale from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc. around late August to early September. The book will...
Firefox 3 with FreeBSD technologies

Firefox 3 with FreeBSD technologies

Firefox 3 is released and got off to a fantastic start: more than 8 million downloads within 24 hours, peaking at 17.000 downloads a minute. Everybody browsing the internet uses (unconsciously) FreeBSD technology, such as TCP/IP, and a few only know that Firefox 3...

Some Linux vs FreeBSD commands

Linux and FreeBSD have both similarities. FreeBSD comes from Berkeley and Linux comes from Finland so it’s pretty sure some differences need to be – and here are some. Did I say FreeBSD is easier?  ;-)