InfoWorld’s award for FreeNAS

InfoWorld’s award for FreeNAS

FreeNAS has been awarded with InfoWorld's Bossie award for being the best free, open source storage server. Even as the capacity of physical disks soars, storage vendors continue to charge a small fortune for network filers. An open source alternative on the lower end...

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rc release: HeX LiveCD 2.0RC1

HeX LiveCD is a Network Security Monitoring (NSM) centric Live CD, built based on the principles of NSM, for analysts, by analysts. Besides containing most of the popular Open Source NSM tools and the Fluxbox window manager, the HeX Live CD also contains tools to...

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InfoWorld’s award for FreeNAS

beta release: FreeNAS 0.69b2 (Stone Burner)

Volker Theile has announced the availability of the second beta release of FreeNAS 0.69, a tiny FreeBSD-based operating system which provides free Network Attached Storage (NAS) services. Majors changes: Upgrade e2fsprogs to 1.41.0. Upgrade fusefs-ntfs/ntfs-3g to...

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PC-BSD 7 status update

PC-BSD 7 status update

Kris Moore has put an update on the PC-BSD website about the PC-BSD 7 ... preparing for the next major release of PC-BSD, also known as PC-BSD 7. This new version will be based on FreeBSD 7, and include KDE 4.1 as the primary desktop interface. We are currently...

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FreeBSD news ‘n links leftovers – week 31

FreeBSD news ‘n links leftovers – week 31

Welcome to the FreeBSD quick links post for week 31. In this post we have a mix of news snippets, howtos and links that I came across this week and saved up for you. Previous Friday roundups can be found here. News 'n updates FreeBSD in VirtualBox Ivan Voras reports...

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Setting up LAMP on FreeBSD (howto)

Referring to "LAMP" with regards to FreeBSD doesn't make sense, but anyway, that's how the author titled this howto "Setting up LAMP on FreeBSD". I'm not complaining, it's always nice to see FreeBSD related article on Linux.com ;-) Setting up a LAMP server is a common...

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UNIX / Linux / BSD cheat sheets

These PDF documents are a collection of UNIX/Linux/BSD commands and tasks which are useful for IT work or for advanced users. This is a practical guide with concise explanations, however the reader is supposed to know what s/he is doing. Cheat sheet I (scribd.com)...

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FreeBSD news ‘n links leftovers – week 31

FreeBSD roundup – week 30

FreeBSD quick news, links 'n howtos (week 30) Welcome to the FreeBSD leftovers for week 30. In this post we have a mix of news snippets, howtos and links. Just a round up of those little things I saved up this week. Previous Friday roundups can be found here. News...

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FreeBSD embedded systems

Talking about FreeBSD as an embedded operating system, did you know there are quite a few devices out there that use FreeBSD inside? A variety of products are directly or indirectly based on FreeBSD. For instance, Juniper Networks routers (JUNOS), Ironport network...

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Video for BSD Project

Video for BSD Project

FreeBSD was (and mainly still is) developed with server use in mind. Due to this and the fact that FreeBSD has only a relatively small market share, there’s a lack of multimedia device drivers for this operating system. This is unfortunate for projects such as PC-BSD...

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InfoWorld’s award for FreeNAS

Build your own NAS with FreeNAS (video)

If you're just itching for an excuse to reuse that retired desktop PC or laptop sitting in your closet there here's your chance:  the basics of installing FreeNAS, an open-source DIY NAS. So instead of spending money on off the shelf options why not save yourself some...

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FreeBSD on the Openmoko

FreeBSD on the Openmoko

New systems and architectures running Linux, will run sooner of later NetBSD or FreeBSD. The now well-known Asus Eee PC is an example of this. When launched it ran Linux, but soon developers were offering up their night's sleep to get FreeBSD to run on it. And with...

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FreeBSD servers uptime Poll

FreeBSD is known to be a very reliable and rock-solid server operating system; You only need to check netcraft.com for systems with the longest uptime, and you'll notice that in today's top there are 7 servers running FreeBSD out of the top 10 (stats correct...

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