FreeBSD 12.1-BETA2 is now available

FreeBSD 12.1-BETA2 is now available

The developers of FreeBSD have made available the second BETA of version 12.1. Notable changes in this version include fixes to fusefs(5), msdosfs(5), mpr(4), mps(4), capsicum(4), bhyve(4), and a number of other patches. You can download the 12.1 ISO/images from here....

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[How-To] Set Up Buildbot on FreeBSD

[How-To] Set Up Buildbot on FreeBSD

This guide by Andreas Sommer of DigitalOcean will show you how to install and configure Buildbot on your FreeBSD server. Buildbot is an open-source continuous integration framework designed to automate, build, and test releases in your software development cycle....

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BSD Now Episode 317: Bots Building Jails

BSD Now Episode 317: Bots Building Jails

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss Buildbot in FreeBSD, mail sever with OpenSMTPD, Rspamd and Dovecot, HamBSD and OpenBSD amateur packet radio, HAMMER2 gets fsck on DragonFlyBSD, and startx for users. Tune in below:...

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FreeBSD 12.1-BETA2 is now available

FreeBSD 12.1-BETA1 is now available

The developers of FreeBSD have made available the first BETA of version 12.1. Notable changes in this version are userland configuration changes such as gcc-werror flag turned off, application changes to lockf(1), ktrdump(8), gzip(1) and several others, BearSSL...

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[How-To] Add users on FreeBSD using adduser or pw

[How-To] Add users on FreeBSD using adduser or pw

This tutorial by user Vivek Gite shows us how to get users set up properly on your FreeBSD operating system. He goes through the adduser and pw command, confirming their existence, setting up or changing password, and allowing sudo privileges. See the link below for...

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BSD Link Roundup 9.24

BSD Link Roundup 9.24

Here's a roundup of BSD related posts in September, ranging from security fixes, BSDs on Ryzen hardware, the usual ThinkPads, and other discussions. Check them out! FreeBSD : expat2 -- Fix extraction of namespace prefixes from XML names...

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BSD Now 316: git commit FreeBSD

BSD Now 316: git commit FreeBSD

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss LLVM sanitizers and GDB regression test suite on NetBSD, Ada programming language, Homura Windows Games Launcher for FreeBSD, FreeBSD Core Team WG appointment, OpenBSD 6.6 Beta, Project Trident...

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FreeNAS 11.2-U6 is now available

FreeNAS 11.2-U6 is now available

The developers of FreeNAS have made available version 11.2-U6. FreeNAS is a network-attached storage operating system with FreeBSD under the hood and uses the ZFS file system. Notable changes are patches to recent security vulnerabilities, new iconik cloud media...

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Project Trident 12-U6 is now available

Project Trident 12-U6 is now available

The developers of Project Trident have made available version 12-U6. Project Trident is the graphical desktop version with TrueOS under the hood and Lumina Desktop Environment as the frontend. Notable changes are hundreds of new packages ranging from R-cran, anese,...

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OPNsense 19.7.4 is now available

OPNsense 19.7.4 is now available

The developers of OPNsense have made available version 19.7.4. OPNsense is an open-source firewall which is forked from pfSense and m0n0wall. This new release features a fix for legacy remote logging, regenerate CA bundle, CARP maintenance mode bootup, daily refresh...

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GhostBSD 19.09 is now available

GhostBSD 19.09 is now available

The developers of GhostBSD have made available version 19.09. GhostBSD is an open-source operating system with TrueOS at its core, which is based on FreeBSD. Notable changes are TrueOS/FreeBSD 12.0-STABLE, OpenRC updated, TrueOS packages base now used, as well as bug...

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Revive an Old PC #4 – With FreeBSD 12

Revive an Old PC #4 – With FreeBSD 12

RoboNuggie brings back to life another old PC, this time with the FreeBSD operating system. He walks us through installing packages, running LibreOffice. GIMP, and old school open-source games. Check out the video below. This is not a review of FreeBSD, just a...

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Conky, light-weight system monitor for X

Conky, light-weight system monitor for X

The maintainer madpilot has updated the Conky port to the latest available version on FreeBSD. Conky allows you to customize an information box and display computer stats, email notifications, music players, and many other things. Check out the FreshPorts page below,...

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BSD Now Episode 315: Recapping vBSDcon 2019

BSD Now Episode 315: Recapping vBSDcon 2019

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss vBSDcon 2019, Unix at 50 years, a fan-less Tuxedo InfinityBook running OpenBSD, an hg server humungus, configuring a network dump in FreeBSD, among other things. Press play below to tune in:...

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BSD Link Roundup 9.24

BSD Link Roundup 9.6

Here's a roundup of BSD related posts for the month of September, ranging from partnerships, BSD on various hardware, security, questions and discussions as usual from users around the world. FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE on the Lenovo Thinkpad T480 via David Schlachter Linux,...

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Meet FreeBSD Project – A Journey of 26 Years and Beyond

Meet FreeBSD Project – A Journey of 26 Years and Beyond

User William Chapman of research site pFind, discusses with Deb Goodkin of the FreeBSD Foundation and goes through the lengthy history of FreeBSD, the difference between FreeBSD and Linux, notable use and applications, and its community of developers. See the page...

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