SpreadBSD Campaign

SpreadBSD Campaign

iXsystems, the company behind the PC-BSD Project and supporter of the FreeBSD Project is currently developing a community web site to promote FreeBSD and PC-BSD. The site will look pretty much like SpreadFirefox. We will need banner ads such as the Firefox ones for...

30 Days with PC-BSD and DesktopBSD

Jan Stedehouder used PC-BSD for thirty days to see what living with it is like. On day thirty, he concludes: Does PC-BSD have the potential to be a serious contender for the open source desktop? I answered that question with a yes, because the potential is there. The...
The Penguin Grows Horns: Installing FreeBSD

The Penguin Grows Horns: Installing FreeBSD

Penguin Pete installing FreeBSD. I’d just suggest to Penguin Pete, if he reads this, to either install PC-BSD or DesktopBSD next time and he would save himself a lot of head-banging, unless he really wants to understand and know how FreeBSD works ;-) Here is his...

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...