FreeBSD 12.0: Wine Gaming

FreeBSD 12.0: Wine Gaming

User Alexander does some gaming on his desktop powered by FreeBSD operating system. He is using Wine to run these games, such as Counter-Strike, Grand Theft Auto, Borderlands, FarCry, etc. A full list can be seen here along with his specs, for those looking to get...
BSD Now Episode 289: Microkernel Failure

BSD Now Episode 289: Microkernel Failure

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss microkernel failure, OpenBSD’s pf and IPv6 fragmentation vulnerability, a guide to using terminal, Yubikey and SSH public key authentication, FreeBSD desktop tutorials, and some more....
BSD Link Roundup 3.21

BSD Link Roundup 3.21

Here is a round up of things more or less related to BSD, from history, software, to running it on old hardware. Enjoy! The Web turns 30: Dream or nightmare?:https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-web-turns-30/ Sway is an i3-compatible Wayland desktop for Linux and...
Haiku OS & UEFI, FreeBSD Compatibility Layer

Haiku OS & UEFI, FreeBSD Compatibility Layer

Haiku OS, a powerful and lightweight open source operating system, has recently introduced improved support on UEFI and the FreeBSD compatibility layer. See the full story over at Phoronix, including a user discussion at the link below. For those interested in the...

Inaugural SemiBUG meeting notes

Michael W Lucas, author of the recent FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS book, wrote about his most recent SemiBUG meeting. Interestingly, this was the first BSD event he attended in 20 years where beer was not present. Last night was the first semibug.org meeting, at the Hazel...