FreeBSD FTP mirrors quality

At Statistics for FTP FreeBSD mirrors Edwin Groothuis has made an overview of how good the FreeBSD FTP mirrors are. It’s tot a full overview (just for the ISO images directories) but it will give an indication of the quality of the mirroring. For Australia, for...

FreeBSD and Windows software (Wine)

There’s some encouraging news about running Windows applications on WINE on FreeBSD 7. More and more native Windows application can now be run on FreeBSD without too much tweaking. Wine-Review has recently been testing, running and benchmarking the installation of...

FreeBSD 7.0-BETA4 Available

The FreeBSD betas are coming out, one after the other. The 7.0-BETA4 builds are now available. If you would like to download an ISO image to install from they are available here (MD5 checksums here). If you would like to use cvsup to update an older machine the branch...
Perils of .0 releases

Perils of .0 releases

Ivan Voras has created an excellent page listing all the new and exciting features that will find their way into FreeBSD 7.0. Now with 3 betas released of FreeBSD 7.0 there are still some issues and bugs that need to be resolved. Ivan has done a post outlining where...

AsiaBSDCon 2008 update

AsiaBSDCon 2008 is scheduled for March 27-30 in Tokyo. The deadline for paper proposals has been extended to December 11th. A mailing list has been set up for those who want to stay up-do-date with the latest announcements. AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and...