How I Created My First FreeBSD Port

How I Created My First FreeBSD Port

In this blog, user Hamza Sheikh talks about the process he went through for making his first FreBSD port, GoCD -- an Open Source continuous integration/delivery system. Sheikh walks us through initial set up through Digital Ocean, tweaks, port init, to makefile. See...

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FreeNAS 11.2-U3 is now available

FreeNAS 11.2-U3 is now available

The developers of FreeNAS have made available version 11.2-U3. FreeNAS is an Open Source storage operating system based on FreeBSD. Notable changes are updated tooltip for UPS port, support for NVMe device replacement, improved dashboard loading time, ZFS feature flag...

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BSD Router Project 1.92 is now available

BSD Router Project 1.92 is now available

The developers of BSD Router Project have made available version 1.92. BSD Router Project is an Open Source router distribution based on the FreeBSD operating system. Notable changes are FreeBSD 12 upgrade, fixed frr rc bug, dhcp6, x86info, and several upgrade...

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BSD Now Episode 291: Storage Changes Software

BSD Now Episode 291: Storage Changes Software

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss storage change software, why Unix is special, pipeline +Unix commands, bakery on Emacs and PostgreSQL, making your tech talk memorable, context light-weight, and some more. Click play below to...

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Moving back to Lighttpd

Moving back to Lighttpd

F5 recently acquired NGINX and user High5! decided to roll back to lighttpd. Lighttpd is an Open Source web server application that is optimized for speed and is secure, flexible, and standards compliant. The user details what configuration changes they made to their...

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FreeBSD 11.3 Release Schedule Announcement

FreeBSD 11.3 Release Schedule Announcement

The developers of FreeBSD have made available the Release Schedule for FreeBSD 11.3. The BETA1 build will begin on May 24, with the official RELEASE of 11.3 on July 5. Stay tuned for updates to the various releases throughout this year. This is the release schedule...

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OPNsense 19.1.4 is now available

OPNsense 19.1.4 is now available

The developers of OPNsense have made available version 19.1.4 RELEASE. Notable changes include removable of a hostname translation error, validation regression in outbound NAT, mock labels for NAT rules, Virtual Tunnel Interface (VTI) support, fixes to nested...

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BSD Now Episode 290:  Timestamped Notes

BSD Now Episode 290: Timestamped Notes

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss Cavium ThunderX and FreeBSD, an OpenBSD user's perspective on NetBSD, vim time-stamped notes, tagged OpenBSD 6.5, Google Summer of Code 2019, a UNIX-like OS for Hackers called SecBSD, and...

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FreeBSD Journal Jan/Feb 2019 Edition

FreeBSD Journal Jan/Feb 2019 Edition

The latest FreeBSD Journal is out, and now available for free as of the beginning of 2019. This magazine features a guide for getting started with FreeBSD, Java Development on FreeBSD and GhostBSD, writing man pages, a letter from the Foundation, conference reports,...

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pfSense 2.5.0 Development Snapshots is now available

pfSense 2.5.0 Development Snapshots is now available

The developers of pfSense have made available the development snapshots for version 2.5.0. pfSense is an Open Source firewall and router project based on FreeBSD. See the link below for more details, and download them here or from the link below. We are excited to...

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BSD Link Roundup 3.21

BSD Link Roundup 3.21

Here is a round up of things more or less related to BSD, from history, software, to running it on old hardware. Enjoy! The Web turns 30: Dream or nightmare?:https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-web-turns-30/ Sway is an i3-compatible Wayland desktop for Linux and...

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Project Trident 18.12-U7 is now available

Project Trident 18.12-U7 is now available

The developers of Project Trident have released version 18.12-U7. Project Trident is a continuation of the Open Source FreeBSD based operating system TrueOS combined with the Lumina desktop environment. Notable changes are default post-install ZFS block size change,...

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ZFS Powered Magic Upgrades

ZFS Powered Magic Upgrades

FreeBSD contributor Allan Jude gives a presentation on ZFS Boot Environments and upgrading remote machines at the latest FOSDEM 19. Click the play button below to tune in: Using boot environments for atomic in-place upgrades Describe a system of using ZFS Boot...

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BSD Now 287: rc.d in NetBSD

BSD Now 287: rc.d in NetBSD

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss NetBSD's design and implementation of rc.d system, Project Trident 18.12 first impressions, FreeBSD disk image being PXE booted, middle mouse button paste, NetBSD and hardware accelerated...

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FreeBSD ZFS AMIs Now Available

FreeBSD ZFS AMIs Now Available

FreeBSD contributor Colin Percival announces that ZFS AMIs are now available for FreeBSD 12.0 operating system. AMI, or Amazon Machine Images, makes it easier to deploy FreeBSD onto Amazon's cloud computing services. See his blog below for more details on how to get...

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