FreeBSD VMWare 7.0 images updated

We wrote before about the availability of the VMWare FreeBSD 7.0 image. Unfortunately, there was a problem with that image. Greg Larkin has now updated the image. The new VMware 7.0 virtual machine with ZFS enabled torrent can be downloaded here.

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PC-BSD, FreeBSD & the Google SoC

The subject sounds more exciting than it is ;-) Google has selected 21 FreeBSD related projects for the annual Google Summer of Code (Soc). It would have been nice if Google had selected 21 PC-BSD projects, but, hey, who knows what the future holds ;-) Kris Moore, the...

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CrossOver Games announced

CrossOver Games announced

CodeWeavers, the makers of CrossOver Office, have announced a new product: CrossOver Games Now gamers can play the games they want, on whatever platform they want! With CrossOver Games, you can run many popular Windows games on your Intel OS X Mac or Linux PC (or...

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FreeBSD clustering

Cluster computing is often associated with Linux, but this is equally possible to set up with FreeBSD, which, in fact, can be used for a lot of specific purposes. Brooks Davis presented an interesting and helpful paper at the New York City * BSD User Group back in...

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BSDTalk interview with James Cornell

Will Backman did an interview with James Cornell. They talked about their favourite BSD web sites and about shopping for BSD. Thanks for those who recommended this blog in the comments on the BSDTalk page. This reminds me, I should have a look at my links page and...

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Google Summer of Code update

The Google Summer of Code organisers have tentatively allocated 20 students this year to work on FreeBSD. The winning students will be announced on Monday April 21, 2008. Check out my blog on Monday for the latest updates!!! Links:FreeBSD GSoC Summer Projects |...

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Building a server with FreeBSD 7

Building a server with FreeBSD 7

No Starch Press has released its eagerly awaited Building a Server with FreeBSD 7 This modular guide to building a FreeBSD server is has been written to make it easy for (new) users to choose the packages that they need, with step-by-step directions for installation...

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Innotek looking for FreeBSD devs

Innotek looking for FreeBSD devs

Innotek, developer of the virtualisation software VirtualBox, which was recently acquired by Sun, is looking for developers to help porting this promising product to FreeBSD Very basic porting work has been done on a voluntary basis by one of my colleagues. We...

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FreeBSD KDE’s 4.0.3 update in progress

Martin Wilke has posted an update today on the progress of the porting of KDE 4.0 to FreeBSD Right now I have some free time to update KDE4. Today i’ve committed the 5 Basic Ports (kdelibs4/base4/pimlib/runtime/workspace) with the implementation of bsd.kde4.mk. This...

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FreeBSD 5.5, 6.1, and 6.2

On May 31st, FreeBSD 5.5, FreeBSD 6.1, and FreeBSD 6.2 will have reached their End of Life and will no longer be supported by the FreeBSD Security Team. Since FreeBSD 5.5 is the last remaining supported release from the FreeBSD 5.x stable branch, support for the...

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Unix Toolbox

This document is a collection of Unix/Linux/BSD commands and tasks which are useful for IT work or for advanced users. It's a practical guide with concise explanations. Exellent collection Link

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Using two monitors with X.org & FreeBSD

Dan Langille has added a useful howto to his FreeBSD Diary website: Using two monitors with X.org This is a must-read if you're trying to / going to set up a FreeBSD system with 2 screens and x.org. BSDTalk has an interview with Dan Langille about his new job with...

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Zimbra on FreeBSD – petition

Zimbra on FreeBSD – petition

Would you like to see Zimbra ported to FreeBSD? Zimbra is a next generation, open source messaging and collaboration suite. If you like me would love to use Zimbra on FreeBSD, please sign the petition and let's encourage Yahoo to port this to FreeBSD. Zimbra, a Yahoo!...

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