PC-BSD in the classroom

PC-BSD in the classroom

Kevin Miller used PC-BSD in one of his classes and got his students to use it too. Thanks for spreading the word, Kevin! Read Kevin's "My Vietnamese Students used PC-BSD" account for details.

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FreeBSD 6.3 Released

FreeBSD 6.3 Released

Congratulations to the FreeBSD developers! FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE is available now. This release continues the development of the 6-STABLE branch providing performance and stability improvements, many bug fixes, new features, new drivers, better hardware support, new...

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m0n0wall vs pfSense; similarities & differences

pfSense 1.2 RC4 released

The pfSense development team is happy to bring you the final release candidate in the 1.2 series (RC4)! The FreeBSD based pfSense firewall is designed to be a secure and easy to setup firewall server appliance. pfSense 1.2 promises a number of great features to make...

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m0n0wall tipped, screencasts and beta9

m0n0wall tipped, screencasts and beta9

The m0n0wall project now offers a couple of screencasts that walk you through different configuration steps of a m0n0wall. Since pfSense is based on m0n0wall, some of them apply to pfSense as well. Carla Schroder from Serverwatch.com recommended m0n0wall in the Tip of...

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PC-BSD PBI Creator 4.0 released

Version 4.0 of the PBI installation program has been released, which includes several new features: New wizard screen during installation, allows user to select a custom installation directory. Installer now displays disk space required for program, and available...

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(Free)BSD myths dispelled

(Free)BSD myths dispelled

As the BSD projects (DragonFlyBSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD) have grown in size, a number of persistent myths have grown up around them. Some of these are perpetuated by well meaning but misguided individuals, others by people pursuing their own agendas. This page...

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FreeNAS Tutorial 3: upgrading   FreeNAS

FreeNAS Tutorial 3: upgrading FreeNAS

Rob Lagesse has published the 4th follow up in his "FreeNAS Tutorials for Windows Users" series: upgrading FreeNAS Part 1 - Installation Part 2 - Configuration Part 3 - Upgrading FreeNAS Part 4 -Using MS SyncToy with FreeNAS

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m0n0wall 1.3 Beta8

Another beta for m0n0wall. The eighth. This beta release fixes an issue with some PPPoE-based ISPs (most notably AT&T/BellSouth). MPD and PHP were updated. Two DHCP server options are exposed through the Web GUI. Please note that the 1.3b8 image doesn't fit on a...

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FreeBSD 6.3 Released

FreeBSD in 2007 – a review

2007 is over. It was a very successful year for open source software and another 12 interesting months have passed for FreeBSD. In this post I want to look back at 2007 and see how FreeBSD faired, what happened in "FreeBSD land" and how FreeBSD based operating systems...

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New book: “The Best of FreeBSD Basics”

New book: “The Best of FreeBSD Basics”

Dru Lavigne's popular column has been updated, improved, and compiled into a new book, The Best of FreeBSD Basics. Dru wrote over 110 articles (over 250 web pages) documenting her (Free)BSD experiences starting in early 2000. Being the meticulous sort, I had a journal...

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OSS 4.0 Released under BSD Lisence

OSS 4.0 Released under BSD Lisence

4Front Technologies is proud to announce the release of the source code to Open Sound System (OSS) v4.0 under the BSD license for FreeBSD and other BSD compliant operating systems. OSS is a cross platform API that provides drivers for most consumer and professional...

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DesktopBSD 1.6 final released

The wait is over. After about 20 months since v1.0, 1.6 has been released. This release is the first stable release of the 1.6 branch and comes with a great number of new features and improvements. It is based on the second release candidate of FreeBSD's upcoming...

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New Year’s message from PC-BSD

PC-BSD's New Year's message offers a few peeks into what is planned for 2008: PC-BSD 1.5 based on FreeBSD 6.3 and KDE 3.5.8 64-bit native version planned Update to the PBI Creator and PBIdir.com PBI Auto-Building system up-and-running On behalf of the PC-BSD Core...

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BSDStats.org showing eroneous data?

I've noticed today that BSDstats.org is showing  only 1,145 users for FreeBSD  and 1,393 for PC-BSD so far this month. Usually the number for FreeBSD is around 4,000 servers/PCs at the beginning of each month, which then climbs up to around 5,000 at the end of the...

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FreeNAS Tutorials

Rob Lagesse has created two easy FreeNAS tutorials. These howto's are aimed at Windows users wanting to set up a NAS server but having no or little experience with alternative operating systems. All step-by-step with many screenshots. Part One - Installation Part Two...

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BSDStats numbers (December 2007)

These are the final BSD usage numbers for December 2007 from BSDstats.org showing the use of *BSD operating systems: FreeBSD 5,780 (47.2%) PC-BSD 5,506 (44.9%) DesktopBSD 745 (6.1%) NetBSD 116 (0.9%) OpenBSD 61 (0.5%) DragonFlyBSD 25 (0.2%) MidnightBSD 12 (0.1%)...

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Where is pfSense 1.2?

The release of pfSense 1.2 has been delayed which has been caused by a number of minor issues. The developers want 1.2 to be the beste release ever, hence their concentrating on (potential) bugs. 1.2-RC4 can be expected some time in the next couple of weeks and then...

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