BSDCon: Barcelona 2008

A new BSD conference is being organised: BSDCon Barcelona 2008. This event is to be held in Barcelona from 19-20 April 2008 and the organisers are aiming to make this an annual event to cater for the growing BSD community in Spain. Details about registering,...
FreeBSD 7.0 available for   download

FreeBSD 7.0 available for download

FreeBSD 7.0 Stable, the long awaited next major release of the popular open source BSD operating has finally arrived! The ISO’s can now be downloaded from the FreeBSD FTP or torrent servers. We still have to wait for the official announcement ;-) Congratulations...
FreeBSD 7.0 available for   download

What’s new in FreeBSD 7?

FreeBSD is back to its incredible performance and now can take advantage of multi-core/CPUs systems very well… So well that some benchmarks on both Intel and AMD systems showed release 7.0 being faster than Linux 2.6 when running PostreSQL or MySQL. Federico...
FreeBSD KDE4 status update

FreeBSD KDE4 status update

Martin Wilke has been working hard to get KDE4 working on FreeBSD. He got KDE4 to build/work well but it’s not yet ready for production environments. The complete KDE4 4.0.1 (without i18n) distribution is now in the test tree. He’s working on the...
FreeBSD 7.0-RC3 released

FreeBSD 7.0-RC3 released

The availability of the third release candidate for FreeBSD 7.0 has been announced today. We’re doing a ‘mini-RC3’ to encourage testing of the Highpoint driver (hptrr) backout. Testing of 7.0-RC2 showed there were problems with the driver update done...