FreeBSD 12.0 end-of-life

FreeBSD 12.0 end-of-life

Rodney Grimes of the FreeBSD Security Team has announced that FreeBSD version 12.0 is reaching its end-of-life, effective February 29, 2020. Users are highly encouraged to move to the next stable release that is still receiving updates, which is 12.1. > -----BEGIN...

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BSD Now Episode 338: iocage in Jail

BSD Now Episode 338: iocage in Jail

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss DistroWatch review of FuryBSD, LLDB on i386 with NetBSD, wpa_supplicant lower-class citizen, KDE on FreeBSD, BSDCan travel grant, ZFS dataset testing iocage, and some more. Click play below to...

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OPNsense 20.1.1 “Keen Kingfisher” is now available

OPNsense 20.1.1 “Keen Kingfisher” is now available

The developers of OPNsense have made available version 20.1.1 of the new Keen Kingfisher release. Notable changes in this version are increase size of user SSH key input box, fixed PHP warning on general settings page, update max MTU for 10GB NICs, as well as updates...

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FreeBSD Q4 2019 Status Report

FreeBSD Q4 2019 Status Report

The FreeBSD Core Team, Foundation, Release Engineering, Cluster Administration, and Continuous Integration teams have released their last quarter report for 2019. Notable projects here are IPSec Extended Sequence Number support, RockChip support, SoC audio framework,...

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GhostBSD 20.01 Review by RoboNuggie

GhostBSD 20.01 Review by RoboNuggie

Head developer Eric Turgeon released GhostBSD 20.01 last month, and user RoboNuggie recently did a review of the install process, new features, testing and maintenance of the operating system, and even playing some games. GhostBSD is based on FreeBSD open source...

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BSD Now Episode 337: Kubernetes on bhyve

BSD Now Episode 337: Kubernetes on bhyve

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss the happiness and stress of full-time Free & Open Source (FOSS) work, building a fileserver on FreeBSD, FreeBSD bhyve and Kubernetes, NetBSD 9-RC1, OPNsense 20.1, an ideal future of...

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FreeNAS 11.3-RELEASE (U1) is now available

FreeNAS 11.3-RELEASE (U1) is now available

The developers of FreeNAS have recently made available version 11.3 RELEASE, with 11.3-U1 being the latest update. FreeNAS 11.3 introduces wizards for configuring iSCSI, SMB shares, pools, replication improvements, as well as more dashboard and plugins redesign. You...

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BSD Now Episode 336: Archived Knowledge

BSD Now Episode 336: Archived Knowledge

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss Linux and OpenBSD, 4th Quarter FreeBSD status report, OPNsense 19.7.9, retaining and passing on knowledge archives, HardenedBSD and Tor Onion Service v3 nodes, and some more. Click play below to...

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BSD Link Roundup 2.20

BSD Link Roundup 2.20

Here is February's long link list of security warnings, drivers, software, blogs, insights, and discussions on getting BSD to work on various hardware. Enjoy and happy BSDing! KDE FreeBSD updates (february 2020)  via bobulate RCE in OpenSMTPD library impacts BSD and...

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[How-To] Running syslog-ng in BastilleBSD

[How-To] Running syslog-ng in BastilleBSD

This guide by user Peter Czanik will show you how to run syslog-ng in BastilleBSD for FreeBSD. Bastille is a container management tool for FreeBSD. syslog-ng is a log management tool for security information and event management solutions. See the link below for the...

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BSD Now Episode 335: FreeBSD Down Under

BSD Now Episode 335: FreeBSD Down Under

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss HyperbolaBSD Developer interview, why one should migrate from Linux to BSD, FreeBSD the amazing OS, ptrace(2) API in LLVM 10, 1st ever FreeBSD conference in Australia, and using containers on...

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[How-To] Install Sylius eCommerce Platform on FreeBSD 12

[How-To] Install Sylius eCommerce Platform on FreeBSD 12

This article by Vultr will show us how to get Sylius set up on your FreeBSD system. Sylius is an open-source eCommerce platform based on Symfony, a PHP framework. The guide will also show you how to install the required components Composer, Node.js, and Yarn. See the...

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Netdata Cloud on FreeBSD: First Impressions by Supratim

Netdata Cloud on FreeBSD: First Impressions by Supratim

User Supratim demos Netdata Cloud on his FreeBSD system. Netdata is a system monitoring tool, and Netdata Cloud allows you to access information for your systems under one window. Instructions for installing Netdata Cloud on FreeBSD can be found here. The user...

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BSD Link Roundup 1.29

BSD Link Roundup 1.29

Before the month end's here's another roundup of BSD related links, consisting of virtual machine images, security advisories, FreeBSD on Thinkpads, the definition of "Freeware", UNIX, and misc news & discussions. FreeBSD Docker Images via GitHub KDE FreeBSD...

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BSD Now Episode 334: Distrowatch Running FreeBSD

BSD Now Episode 334: Distrowatch Running FreeBSD

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss upgrading FreeBSD 11.3 to 12.1, the DistroWatch switch to FreeBSD, Linus and his stance on ZFS, automatic IPv6 blocking removal, LLDB on i386, memory-hard Argon2 and NetBSD, and some others. Hit...

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DistroWatch now runs FreeBSD

DistroWatch now runs FreeBSD

DistroWatch, the defacto news site for all UNIX like distributions and releases such as the BSDs and Linux, is now being run on FreeBSD after almost two decades of existence running on Debian. You can check out an AMA on r/FreeBSD regarding the transfer process and...

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The History of BSD and IP Stacks with Rodney Grimes

The History of BSD and IP Stacks with Rodney Grimes

This is a podcast with Rodney Grimes, one of the original co-founders of the FreeBSD project, discussing the history of Berkeley Software Distribution and IP Stacks, an early implementation of the worldwide used TCP/IP protocol. Rodney takes us back into the early...

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