macOS 10.14 and iOS 12 Source Code

macOS 10.14 and iOS 12 Source Code

The developers of macOS and iOS have made available the source code for the kernel of iOS 12 and macOS 12.14. FreeBSD code can be found within the operating system, in combination with the Mach kernel. You can download it here. XNU kernel is part of the Darwin...

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BSD Now Episode 276: ho, ho, ho – 12.0

BSD Now Episode 276: ho, ho, ho – 12.0

In this BSD now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss FreeBSD 12.0, IPsec VPN, NetBSD KLEAK, synth repost, GhostBSD interview, and more. Hit play below to tune in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfIu0GkVSEI BSD Now weekly content:...

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Tuning FreeBSD for routing and firewalling

Tuning FreeBSD for routing and firewalling

Olivier Cochard-Labbe, known as the FreeNAS founder and a FreeBSD contributor, has released a paper about routing and firewalling for FreeBSD operating system. In this document, Olivier goes into detail through the basic concepts, tuning forwarding performance, and...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 275: OpenBSD in stereo

BSDNow.TV Episode 275: OpenBSD in stereo

In this episode of BSD Now, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discus DragonflyBSD 5.4, gopher on OpenBSD, VFIO and OpenBSD in stereo, BSD/OS best candidate, OpenBGPD routing server landscape, and more. Click play below to tune in:...

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FreeNAS 11.2 is available

FreeNAS 11.2 is available

The developers of FreeNAS have made available version 11.2. the latest features are the new graphical user interface, SED (self encrypted drives) feature, virtual machine improvements, plugins overhaul with iocage, and more. Original announcement:...

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FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE is now available

FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE is now available

The developers of FreeBSD have made available the RELEASE for version 12.0. This latest version features updates to OpenSSL, OpenSSH, Clang, LLVM, Unbound, vt(4), bhyve(8), new features for bsdinstall(8), changes to VIMAGE kernel, and various others. You may download...

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The Power to Serve – FreeBSD Power Management

The Power to Serve – FreeBSD Power Management

User vermaden goes into detail about power management on your FreeBSD machine. Vermaden discusses battery wear, CPU settings, Turbo mode, SATA/AHCI power management, suspend & resume, among several other things one should be conscious about regarding power and...

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pfSense 2.4.4-RELEASE-p1 now available

pfSense 2.4.4-RELEASE-p1 now available

The developers of pfSense have announced version 2.4.4-p1. This release features maintenance updates which address several FreeBSD Errata Notices such as IP fragment remediation, denial of service in IPv6 socket listen syscall, and small kernel memory disclosures....

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GhostBSD 18.10 review

GhostBSD 18.10 review

User PanoramaCircle does a video review of the latest GhostBSD 18.10. This version in particular is now based on TrueOS, an open-source operating system based on FreeBSD itself. We have come full circle. In the video you will see things like Doom, LibreOffice, GIMP,...

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MeetBSD 2018 Talks Up

MeetBSD 2018 Talks Up

The presentations held for MeetBSD 2018 at Intel's Santa Clara campus back on October are now up. The talks range from Kris Moore's TrueOS,  ZFS panel discussion, Ben's Intel and FreeBSD talk, to a history by Dr. Kirk McKusick. You may view the full playlist link...

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FreeBSD 12.0-RC3 is now available

FreeBSD 12.0-RC3 is now available

The developers of FreeBSD have made available the 3rd release candidate of version 12.0. The notable changes are vulnerability and memory leak fixes as listed in the summary below. You can download the ISO/image file here. If you would like to use SVN to do a source...

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[How-To] Stardew Valley on FreeBSD

[How-To] Stardew Valley on FreeBSD

User Wesley Moore shows us how to get Stardew Valley up and running on FreeBSD. Moore credits oshogbo's post earlier with helping him get Stardew Valley to work properly, among other games. See the link below for the full set of instructions. In, A Year Away From Mac...

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BSD Now Episode 274: Language: Assembly

BSD Now Episode 274: Language: Assembly

In this episode of BSD Now, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss assembly language on OpenBSD, bhyve for FreeBSD development, Gaming on FreeBSD, Thanksgiving and FreeBSD, Dragonfly's hammer2 no space left, and some more. Press play below to tune in:...

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[How-To] Install & Configure FreeBSD 11.2

[How-To] Install & Configure FreeBSD 11.2

User Jacek Kowalczyk shows us how to install and configure FreeBSD 11.2. Jacek configures FreeBSD on a VM as well as a Thinkpad X240, with post-installation instructions. See the link below for the full guide: A few months ago I started using FreeBSD. First it was...

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Games on FreeBSD

Games on FreeBSD

User oshogbo gathers up some notes and guides on how to run Games on FreeBSD. For example, with the command utility fnaify, you can load up some of your favorite Windows games to run on FreeBSD or OpenBSD. Wine is a known Windows emulator originating from Linux....

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BSD Now Episode 273: A Thoughtful Episode

BSD Now Episode 273: A Thoughtful Episode

In this episode of BSD Now, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss some thoughts on NetBSD 8.0, monitor love for GigaBit OpenBSD firewall, source history of cat, root permission bug on X.org, thoughts on desktop OpenBSD, and review Nom adBSD. Click play...

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BSD Now Episode 272: Detain the bhyve

BSD Now Episode 272: Detain the bhyve

In the 272th episode of BSD Now, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss byproducts of reading OpenBSD's netcat code, porting your own projects to FreeBSD, NetBSD Virtual Machine Monitor, dependency in Unix init systems, jailing bhyve, and more. Click play...

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FreeNAS 11.2-RC2 is now available

FreeNAS 11.2-RC2 is now available

The developers of FreeNAS have made available the second release candidate of FreeNAS 11.2. In this version, VMs are more crash resistant, boot loader changed from GRUB to FreeBSD boot loader, more Cloud Sync tasks, removal of several plugins (Sabnzbd, Sickrage,...

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FreeBSD 12.0-RC3 is now available

FreeBSD 12.0-RC1 is now available

The developers of FreeBSD have made available the first release candidate of version 12.0. You can download the ISO/image file from here. Notable changes are NFSv4 fixes, new keywords added to rc(8), netmap)4_ fixes, IPv6 fixes, AMD temperature reporting (Ryzen 2),...

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Linux and FreeBSD networking

Linux and FreeBSD networking

User Matteo Croce compares networking on both Linux and FreeBSD on a Dell PowerEdge server. He tests out a software bridge / packet rate, routing, and firewall rules. See the link below for a detailed report of the Linux and FreeBSD network tests. Incipit I work on...

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