KDE Plasma 5 coming soon to FreeBSD

KDE Plasma 5 coming soon to FreeBSD

KDE contributor Adriaan de Groot is nearing the finish line for KDE Plasma 5 on FreeBSD. Below is a summary of what Adriaan has been working on, and users should be able to grab KDE Plasma 5 from the ports very soon. From here on, we’ve got the following things lined...
Spectre & Meltdown Mitigations for FreeBSD

Spectre & Meltdown Mitigations for FreeBSD

The folks at FreeBSD have been working diligently on patching the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities since it was made aware late last year, according to Softpedia and Phoronix. See the links below and take proper measures to keep your FreeBSD systems safe...

BSD Now Episode 234: Code and Community

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss the Google Summer of Code 2018 projects, show us a tutorial on FreeBSD jails with iocage, talk about the new Code of Conduct for FreeBSD, as well as libhijack & fancy monitoring for...
Lumina Lights the Way for TrueOS Pt. 1

Lumina Lights the Way for TrueOS Pt. 1

Josh Smith and Ken Moore, lead developer of Lumina, recently discussed the early beginnings of Lumina Desktop Environment, along with it’s bright future ahead with the open-source world. Lumina is currently the default desktop environment packaged with TrueOS,...

BSDNow.TV Episode 233: High on ZFS

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling & Allan Jude explain the physics behind ZFS, DTrace switching to the GPL, Emacs debugging, syncookies coming to PF, and lastly FreeBSD’s history on EC2. Hit play below to tune in: We explain the physics...

BSD Now Episode 232: FOSDEM 2018

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling & Alan Jude recap on their trip to FOSDEM, discuss the pros & cons of permissive licensing, cover the installation of OpenBSD on a dedibox with full-disk encryption, talk about the new Lumina guide repository,...