Joe Sixpack goes BSD

Marti van Lin has started using Marti van Lin has started using PC-BSD and is sharing his experience on his blog: BSD has the reputation of being the most geeky OS, simply because it’ s rarely used by average users. The reason is that the average think its too...

Flash on FreeBSD/PC-BSD/DBSD

Previously we reported Matteo’s suggestion on how to get Flash and YouTube/Google Video to work on FreeBSD, but now that gnash-0.8.1 is in the ports tree (and hence avilable for FreeBSD, PC-BSD and DesktopBSD), the greasemonkey+mplayer hack is no longer needed...
Win4BSD 1.1 in ports

Win4BSD 1.1 in ports

Win4BSD is a PC emulator that runs Windows as a guest at nearly native speed under FreeBSD. It is based on QEMU, a partially open, partially closed source emulator package. However, Win4BSD offers many advantages, including much greater speed, ease of use, more...
Interview with Dru Lavigne

Interview with Dru Lavigne

Dru Lavigne has been interviewed by BSDTalk. The first half of the interview is an update on BSD Certification and the second half is an introduction to the OSBR. Download here. .

Major differences FreeBSD – Linux

I like this comparison between Linux and FreeBSD: Although FreeBSD and Linux are close cousins with a considerable number of similarities under the hood, some major differences separate them. FreeBSD is tidy, self-contained, and well-organized. All the pieces form a...