BSDNow.TV Episode 240 – TCP: Blackbox Recording

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling & Allan Jude discuss the new ZFS features in FreeBSD, MAP_STACK for OpenBSD, show us how to write safer C code with Clang's address sanitizer, shoutout Michael W. Lucas' gift sponsoring initative, chit chat about...

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Profiling the FreeBSD kernel boot paper

Profiling the FreeBSD kernel boot paper

This paper written by Colin Percival, known FreeBSD contributor, describes his work along with several others profiling the FreeBSD kernel boot. Colin goes in depth on timestamp logging, function tracing, boot holds, and provides a visual flame chart of all the...

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BSD Magazine Issue 03/2018

BSD Magazine Issue 03/2018

BSD Magazine volume 12 #3 features an article on managing multiple Perl 6 installations, a quickstart guide on Kubernetes & GKE, an overview of Open vSwitch, a how-to on adding new system tunables to FreeBSD, the state of gaming on OpenBSD, and more. You may...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 329: The return to ptrace

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling & Allan Jude discuss OpenBSD firewalling with Windows 10, NetBSD's return to ptrace, Alternative Backoff, the BSD Poetic License, and recap on AsiaBSDcon 2018. Press play below to tune in:...

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TrueOS STABLE 18.03 is now available

TrueOS STABLE 18.03 is now available

The developers of TrueOS has made available version 18.03 STABLE. This release patches the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities discovered earlier this year. Other security updates include LibreSSL, Firefox, Chromium, and Qt5 Webengine. You may run the update with...

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pfSense 2.4.3-RELEASE available

pfSense 2.4.3-RELEASE available

The developers of  pfSense have made available version 2.4.3-RELEASE. This version includes security updates for Meltdown, Spectre, dashboard widgets, fixes for CVEs and SA, and bug fixes. You may download the latest version from their website, or use the auto-update...

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NomadBSD 1.0.1 is released!

NomadBSD 1.0.1 is released!

Based on FreeBSD 11.1, NomadBSD is a 64-bit Open Source live system for flash drives. With the new update, the developers fixed problems with the graphics driver detection, a boot problem with Lenovo X220, diabling the terminal bell, and more. Check out all the new...

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[How-To] Read HFS filesystem on FreeBSD

[How-To] Read HFS filesystem on FreeBSD

User vermaden shows us how to set up your FreeBSD to read HFS, macOS's main filesystem (recently replaced with APFS). See the link below for the full set of instructions. For those ones that still use Mac OS X on their desktops/laptops instead of FreeBSD there is now...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 237: AsiaBSDcon 2018

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude & Benedict Reuschling recap AsiaBSDcon, discuss the Meltdown & Spectre patches, interview the founder of MidnightBSD, show us an article about some guy spending 8 months with TrueOS, and discuss the mysteries behind...

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8 months with TrueOS

8 months with TrueOS

User ashik details his personal journey of using TrueOS, an open source operating system based on FreeBSD, for the past 8 months. Ashik blogs about the apps be used, such as Thunderbird, weechat, GIMP, Seafile, Rabbitmq, and others. See the link below to see the pros...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 236: How a cd works

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling cover OpenBSD's defensive approach to OS security, help us understand Syscall conventions for different platforms, discuss the mishandling of SMTP sender verification, show us how the cd command works, and talk about...

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A Year Away From Mac OS by Bit Cannon

A Year Away From Mac OS by Bit Cannon

User Bit Cannon blogs about his journey of moving away from macOS. He tries various operating systems along the way, such as Linux, FreeBSD, and Windows. Check out his full journal log at the link below. I continued to be lured by a BSD desktop. The stable base +...

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Looking at Lumina Desktop 2.0

Looking at Lumina Desktop 2.0

This blog features an interview with Ken Moore, the lead developer of the TrueOS project. Learn about the latest progress with Lumina Desktop Environment at the link below. TrueOS is an open-source operating system based on FreeBSD. A few weeks ago I sat down with...

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