Nintendo Switch runs FreeBSD

Nintendo Switch runs FreeBSD

The Nintendo Switch, a hybrid home and handheld gaming console, was released last Friday and met with rave reviews. A user found that the Switch runs on a FreeBSD kernel according to the copyright notices. This is the second gaming company to use FreeBSD for their...
Steam on TrueOS via playonbsd

Steam on TrueOS via playonbsd

It looks like running Steam on TrueOS is becoming easier, as reported by Michael Larabel of Phoronix and Josh Smith of TrueOS. Steam can be run using playonbsd, which is based on Wine and can be downloaded from the AppCafe. Check out the link below for the full story...
[How-To] Minecraft with Java and Tmux on FreeBSD

[How-To] Minecraft with Java and Tmux on FreeBSD

This tutorial by user Virtualisation Works will help you get a Minecraft server set up with Java and Tmux on FreeBSD. Follow the link below for the full set of instructions. A virtual world cannot be complete without a virtual reality environment like Minecraft.  In...
[How-To] Installing Dream Daemon in FreeBSD

[How-To] Installing Dream Daemon in FreeBSD

This tutorial by user Audeuro will show you how to get Dream Daemon running on FreeBSD. Dream Daemon is a tool for using your machine as a server for BYOND games. Follow the link below for the full set of instructions. Installing Dream Daemon(“DD”) on a...
Steam on FreeBSD

Steam on FreeBSD

Michael Larabel of Phoronix reports on the latest developments of Steam on FreeBSD. Check out SteamOnFreeBSD at Github here if you would like to try it out. With a new script, it’s possible to get Valve’s Steam Linux game client running relatively well on...