The best of FreeBSD Basics – 2 reviews

The best of FreeBSD Basics – 2 reviews

Dru Lavigne's latest book "The best of FreeBSD Basics" is now also available at Amazon.co.uk and has 2 reviews on Amazon.com. Make no mistake about it.....Whether you are a novice or a system administrator, you need this book in your library. Unlike other FreeBSD...

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In the spotlight: HamFreeSBIE

In the spotlight: HamFreeSBIE

HamFreeSBIE is a live CD based on FreeSBIE and contains utilities specifically tailored to fit the needs of amateur radio operators. HamFreeSBIE is developed and maintained since February 2007 by Diane Bruce, a well-known FreeBSD developer. Diane has created a...

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Thank you and feedback request

Thank you and feedback request

Thank you to those guys who have been promoting my blog recently: Dru Lavigne, Oliver Herold, Justin Sherrill and Steven Rosenburg. It was especially kind of Justin Sherrill from the DragonFlyBSD team to refer to my site since I don’t track the development of...

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DesktopBSD 1.6   reviewed

DesktopBSD 1.6 reviewed

raiden.net has a pretty nice review of the latest version of DesktopBSD, 1.6 DesktopBSD, a derivative of Freebsd designed for desktop use, has come a long way since its early inception back in late 2005. Originally created as a way to bring the power of Freebsd as a...

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7 Linux/BSD firewalls reviewed (incl pfSense & m0n0wall)

m0n0wall, an open source lightweight firewall

Jeff Goldman has done an interview with Manual Kasper, the creator of m0n0wall. Here it is: Manuel Kasper developed the embedded firewall software package m0n0wall back in 2002, he says, while experimenting with embedded x86-based computers. Having just succeeded at...

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m0n0wall-CMI project

m0n0wall-CMI project

Stumbled upon m0n0wall-CMI today, a web-based centralised management interface to manage m0n0wall devices remotely. It's the result of an internal needs inside the TI Automotive firm that is now given to open source community; This work is licensed under the BSD...

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FreeBSD: the rock

FreeBSD is a UNIX-like free operating system descended from AT&T UNIX via the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) operating system. It runs on almost all known hardware architecture, including Microsoft Xbox, and has been called “the unknown giant among free...

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Exciting future ahead for BSD

FreeBSD 7 will be revolutionary

Pinderkent has made a nice summary of why FreeBSD 7.0 release is something to look forward to: A few weeks back, at the end of December, FreeBSD 7.0-RC1 was released. FreeBSD 7 will no doubt prove to be quite revolutionary. For one thing, this will be the first major...

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FreeBSD and the Xbox (360)

FreeBSD and the Xbox (360)

In this post I want to have a look at how the Microsoft Xbox (360) can be used in combination with FreeBSD Xbox running FreeBSD Xbox 360 as media streaming device Using FreeNAS with the Xbox 360 1. Xbox running FreeBSD Some of you may be aware that since the middle of...

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Study BSD – BSD mentoring and teaching

Study BSD is a new website aimed at mentoring and teaching general BSD administration skills as well as promoting BSD Advocacy. There isn't a lot of useful information on there yet, but it's probably worth checking the site again in a few weeks time.

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EeeBSD – FreeBSD tweaks for the Asus Eee PC 701

EeeBSD – FreeBSD tweaks for the Asus Eee PC 701

The Asus Eee PC 701 has made some decent headlines lately. Online Linux media have on the whole been quite positive about this low-cost mini-laptop powered by Linux.The Linux installation comes with a lot of out-of-the-box configuration features on top of a basic...

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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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