RoFreeSBIE 1.3 RC4   Released

RoFreeSBIE 1.3 RC4 Released

Dan Angelescu has announced the availability of a public release candidate of RoFreeSBIE 1.3, a FreeBSD-based live DVD: RoFreeSBIE 1.3RC4 has been released. It is based on FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE based. It has improved start-up, backup and restore scripts. Using backup and...

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Major differences FreeBSD – Linux

I like this comparison between Linux and FreeBSD: Although FreeBSD and Linux are close cousins with a considerable number of similarities under the hood, some major differences separate them. FreeBSD is tidy, self-contained, and well-organized. All the pieces form a...

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The UNIX acronym list

In case one needs to refresh his/her memory... UNIX acronyms and their meaning: adb, ar, as, atob, awk, bash, bc, bsh, btoa, c89, cal, cat cb, cc, chgrp, chmod, chown, chsh, ci, cmp, co, comm, etc etc

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Best of open source in storage

Best of open source in storage

FreeNAS takes our Bossie for best open source NAS server. FreeNAS is far and away the most mature open source NAS platform, built on a FreeBSD base and backed by an active community. Providing CIFS, NFS, FTP, iSCSI, RSYNC, and AFP (Apple File Protocol) support, not to...

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New Project: AskoziaPBX

New Project: AskoziaPBX

Michael Iedema has posted details of a new FreeBSD based Asterisk OS(AskoziaPBX) forked from m0n0wall: Greetings everyone, I've been working on a (yet another) "all-in-one" Asterisk based project. It is aimed at embedded / low power systems (but scales fine on more...

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PC-BSD: the first 30 days

Jan Stedehouder is on his journey using PC-BSD for 30 days. These are his experiences PC-BSD Day 5: BSD Certification Previous blog entries BSD Revisited: PC-BSD 1.4 RC PC-BSD Day 1: extending the system PC-BSD Day 2: music & ports gui PC-BSD Day 3: Angels 1 -...

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FreeNAS 0.685RC1 Released

After a long time and hard work the FreeNAS team have released a new beta version (v0.685b) of FreeNAS. It includes many new features and a lot of bugs fixes. Download | Change log | Report...

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PC-BSD 1.4RC released

PC-BSD 1.4RC has been released! Changelog: Fixed many reported bugs from 1.4BETA in the following tools: - Network Manager - Xorg Configuration GUI - Custom partition via Installer - Xorg configuration now auto-detects DPI Included i18n support with latest...

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PC-BSD meets software piracy?

I have been a fan of PC-BSD for sometime now; however, it was after discovering this page that had me disturbed. Using PC-BSD's awesome packaging methods, the webmaster of this site has apparently packaged some applications that might cause some licensing concerns....

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PC-BSD for Ubuntu users

Dru Lavigne has followed up her quick comparision of Kubuntu vs PC-BSD with an article titled "PC-BSD for Ubuntu Users" "Ubuntu is known as Linux for Human Beings, because it's driven by the philosophy that "software should be available free of charge, software tools...

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pfSense 1.2 RC 2 released

pfSense 1.2 RC 2 released

The second release candidate of pfSense, a FreeBSD-based firewall, is ready for testing: pfSense 1.2-RC2 has been released. Here are just a few of the new improvements and features that have made their way into this new version: automatically restarts racoon...

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Kubuntu v.s. PC-BSD

Dru Lavigne has posted a short Kubuntu vs. PC-BSD comparison on her blog I played a bit with Kubuntu this morning in preparation for the article "PC-BSD for Ubuntu Users". It made sense to me to compare the two operating systems if they were both running the same...

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Install Lighttpd Web Server on FreeBSD

Install Lighttpd Web Server on FreeBSD

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, compliant and very flexible web-server which has been optimized for high-performance environments. It has a very low memory footprint compared to other webservers and takes care of cpu-load. Its advanced feature-set make lighttpd the...

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pfSense 2007 Hackathon scheduled for Oct

A number of pfSense developers will be flying in to Louisville from around the world to participate in the 2007 Hackthon! During this time a number of pfSense developers get together and spend most of their time hacking on pfSense, testing and many other related...

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