New book: “The Best of FreeBSD Basics”

New book: “The Best of FreeBSD Basics”

Dru Lavigne’s popular column has been updated, improved, and compiled into a new book, The Best of FreeBSD Basics. Dru wrote over 110 articles (over 250 web pages) documenting her (Free)BSD experiences starting in early 2000. Being the meticulous sort, I had a...
OSS 4.0 Released under BSD Lisence

OSS 4.0 Released under BSD Lisence

4Front Technologies is proud to announce the release of the source code to Open Sound System (OSS) v4.0 under the BSD license for FreeBSD and other BSD compliant operating systems. OSS is a cross platform API that provides drivers for most consumer and professional...

Bounty announced for Flash9 in Opera in FreeBSD

John Kozubik has announced that he will pay $200 to anyone who succeeds in can geting Adobe Flash9 to work on FreeBSD 6.x: … I will pay $200 to whoever can compose a working and stable recipe for running Adobe Flash 9 inside of the FreeBSD native version of...

New life for the Dutch FreeBSD Doc Project

Remco Lodder who is responsible for the Dutch Documentation Project has been updating the handbook Since somewhat more than a week ago I decided to give a burst of energy back to the FreeBSD Dutch Documentation project again by making the current translations up to...

Help a FreeBSD committer get away (and back)

One of FreeBSD’s most active ports committers, Martin Wilke, is in desperate need of a break; away from computers and  human beings. Alaska doesn’t sound too bad a place for it. If you appreciate his work, please consider giving a donation to recharge his mental...

FreeBSD 6.3-RC2 released

Apart from FreeBSD 7.0 RC1, RC2 of version 6.3 has been released too. Sorry for the delay with this phase of the 6.3 release. A few glitches were found during testing of the 6.3-RC2 ISOs that included pre-built packages. The 6.3-RC2 builds for amd64 and i386 should...