Google Summer of Code 2019

Google Summer of Code 2019

This year's Google Summer of Code has seven FreeBSD projects consisting of ports build process, VNET in FreeBSD jails, virtual memory compression, firewall test suite, kernel sanitizers, ping, and bhyve. Shout out to the mentors who are supporting these young student...

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[How-To] Install and Configure Telegraf on FreeBSD 12

[How-To] Install and Configure Telegraf on FreeBSD 12

This tutorial by user Amos Mibey will show you how to get Telegraf set up on your FreeBSD operating system. Telegraf is an Open Source server agent designed to help monitor data from stacks, sensors, and systems. See the link below for the full set of instructions....

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FreeNAS 11.2-U4 is now available

FreeNAS 11.2-U4 is now available

The developers of FreeNAS have made available the 4th update to FreeNAS 11.2. **11.2-U4.1 hot-fix release is now available to address an alert services error**. This release has several security fixes and feature improvements to the UI. There is a known plugin issue...

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BSD Now Episode 296 – It’s Alive: OpenBSD 6.5

BSD Now Episode 296 – It’s Alive: OpenBSD 6.5

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss OpenBSD 6.5, mounting ZFS datasets, NetBSD 9 branch testing, LibreSSL 2.9.1, FreeBSD Mastery: Jails - Bail Bond Denied Edition, ed(1) a good editor back in the days, and some more. Click play...

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Call for Testing (CFT) for FreeBSD + ZoL and Pkgbase

Call for Testing (CFT) for FreeBSD + ZoL and Pkgbase

Kris Moore, FreeBSD contributor and spear-header of the ZFS on FreeBSD project, announced a Call for Testing of the latest development built on FreeBSD 12-STABLE. You can download the ISO from the link below. In other recent news, a TrueOS inspired package base for...

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BSD Link Roundup 4.30

BSD Link Roundup 4.30

Here's a collection of BSD links from this past month of April, ranging from discussions about home use, drivers, performance, and even an article about kernel modules from 1999! A FreeBSD box for home: https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/a-freebsd-box-for-home.70451/...

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BSD Now Episode 295: Fun with funlinkat()

BSD Now Episode 295: Fun with funlinkat()

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling introduce funlinkat(), discuss AT&T U-Verse with OpenBSD Router, NetBSD on Raspberry PI, ZFS encryption, a tutorial on rump kernel servers/clients, OpenBSD 6.4 and Snort, and some more. Click play...

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[How-To] Install PyroCMS on FreeBSD 11

[How-To] Install PyroCMS on FreeBSD 11

This tutorial from Vultr will show you how to get PyroCMS set up on your FreeBSD operating system. PyroCMS is an Open Source content management system written in PHP. You will also be walked through the initial setup for PHP, MariaDB, Nginx, and Composer. See the link...

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FreeBSD 2019 Community Survey

FreeBSD 2019 Community Survey

The FreeBSD Core Team is requesting you, and users of FreeBSD around the world, to fill out a community survey regarding use cases, contributions, where you get your information, and overall your thoughts about the Open Source operating system.  See the link below to...

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BSD Now Episode 294: The SSH Tarpit

BSD Now Episode 294: The SSH Tarpit

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss a Plan 9 cluster powered by Raspberry Pi, SSH tarpits, Ansible and rdist, loving OpenBSD, first FreeBSD port, Tilde Institude of OpenBSD, among others. Press play below to tune in:...

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Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server – Redundant Backup

Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server – Redundant Backup

User vermaden shows us his silent FreeBSD server build with a focus on redundant backups. He tests this out with two disks in ZFS mirror on an ASRock motherboard and Celeron CPU. He details his journey in making this quiet piece of machinery through the blog below. I...

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GhostBSD 19.04 is now available

GhostBSD 19.04 is now available

The developers of GhostBSD have made available version 19.04 RELEASE. GhostBSD is an Open Source operating system based on FreeBSD (TrueOS). GhostBSD 19.04 features LightDM as the default  login UI, and is based upon FreeBSD 13.0-CURRENT. Other notable changes are...

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[How-To] Install Bolt CMS on FreeBSD 12

[How-To] Install Bolt CMS on FreeBSD 12

This guide from Vultr shows us how to set up Bolt on your FreeBSD 12 system. Bolt is an Open Source content management system known for its simplicity, ease of use, and elegant templates. See the link below for the full set of instructions. Bolt is an open source CMS...

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BSD Now Episode 293: Booking Jails

BSD Now Episode 293: Booking Jails

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude interview Michael W Lucas regarding his latest jails book. In addition they discuss writing, book sponsoring, BSDCan 2019 on the way, and other things. Click play below to tune in:...

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BSD Link Roundup 4.12

BSD Link Roundup 4.12

Here's a list of BSD related links that recently popped up on the web, you might find some of these interesting! FreeBSD,Zrouter and NetBSD machines at AsiaBSDCon 2019: http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2019/03/24/msg000802.html Performance related:Cavium...

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BSD Now Episode 292: AsiaBSDcon 2019 Recap

BSD Now Episode 292: AsiaBSDcon 2019 Recap

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling talk about the FreeBSD Q4 2018 status report, an alternative to GhostBSD, a cool 90s laptop, OpenSSH 8.0 quantum computing, Project Trident, and some others. Press play below to tune in:...

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FreeBSD Q4 2018 Status Report

FreeBSD Q4 2018 Status Report

The FreeBSD Team has released their 4th quarter status report for 2018. This report details projects from the Contiguous Integration Team, Core Team, Ports Collection, Release Engineering, and the FreeBSD Foundation. Notable progress and additions are 32-bit...

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