PC-BSD 1.3.4 Review

LinuxHelp has just (22/05/2007) posted an interesting and balanced review of the latest version of PC-BSD. Some of the suggestions for improvement (3-5) will be included in the upcoming version 1.4 (June/July 2007). Though PC-BSD is not a Linux distriution, it's good...

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X.org 7.2 hitting ports tree

This is really good news. X.org 7.2 has hit the ports tree. Beryl and other 3-D goodies can now be installed on FreeBSD. Dear FreeBSD Users, Within the next 24 hours, the long-awaited update to the X.org 7.2 windowing system will be committed to the ports tree. This...

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Differences between PC-BSD and FreeBSD

First things first: PC-BSD is NOT Linux. Both are UNIX-like systems, but PC-BSD is NOT Linux. The main difference between PC-BSD and FBSD is: PC-BSD is geared towards desktop use; FBSD has been created with server use in mind PC-BSD is based on FreeBSD (6.1 currently)...

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What’s cooking for FreeBSD?

The next major release of FreeBSD, version 7, is one of the most significant so far, with amount of new technologies and improvement largest since introduction of 5.0. Some of the upcoming features are: New sendfile() implementation, improved sosend() TOE and TSO...

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