[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD 9.3, 10.1 and 10.2 EoL

[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD 9.3, 10.1 and 10.2 EoL

The developers of FreeBSD have announced the end-of-life for versions 9.3, 10.1, 10.2. They encourage all users to upgrade to the latest versions, 10.3 and up. Official announcement: https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-announce/2017-January/001779.html

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FreeBSD Foundation 2016 Year End Recap

FreeBSD Foundation 2016 Year End Recap

The FreeBSD Foundation have released a recap of the month of December, as well as extend their thanks to the greater FreeBSD community, including YOU. View the links below for a summary of development projects, fundraising initiatives, conferences, advocacy efforts,...

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KDE Frameworks 5 & KDE Plasma 5 now on FreeBSD

KDE Frameworks 5 & KDE Plasma 5 now on FreeBSD

Developer adridg has announced that KDE Frameworks 5 and KDE Plasma 5 Desktop environment is now available on FreeBSD, with support for Wayland still in development. Read the full blog from the author Adriaan de Groot himself at the link below It’s been quiet from the...

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[How-To] DTrace flamegraphs for FreeBSD and node.js

[How-To] DTrace flamegraphs for FreeBSD and node.js

In this tutorial, user Anton Whalley shows us how to configure your FreeBSD to view flamegraphs in DTrace, allowing a real time look at  your node.js processes. You can learn more about the purpose of a flame graph from Brendan Gregg here. Follow the link below for...

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Top BSD News This Year & BSD benchmarks (Phoronix)

Top BSD News This Year & BSD benchmarks (Phoronix)

Phoronix has compiled a list of their top BSD related stories for 2016. Head on over to the link below for a list of their most popular articles. Continuing our end-of-year recaps for the most popular stories on Phoronix, when we're not busy covering Linux, the BSD...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 174: 2016 highlights

In this BSD Now episode, Chris takes over and guest hosts for back at 2016's greatest hits in BSD. He discusses TrueOS, OpenBSD, and FreeBSD releases through the year, including an interview with Petra regarding NetBSD. Press play below to tune in:...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 173: Carry on my Wayland son

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Kris Moore interview Ritchi regarding the infamous side of UNIX history, in addition to news of Wayland/Weston, syspatch, and more. Press play below to tune in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRzbPLdM46g BSD Now weekly...

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OPNsense 17.1-BETA now available

The developers of OPNsense have released their BETA of version 17.1. OPNsense is an open source firewall based on FreeBSD and is also forked from pfSense. Follow the link below to try out their latest BETA release. Dear friends and followers, With the best wishes for...

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FreeBSD Making Progress On Wayland Support

FreeBSD Making Progress On Wayland Support

Developers of FreeBSD are making strides in Wayland support for FreeBSD. Wayland is a display server protocol that specifies communication between display servers and clients. Check out the discussion at Phoronix in the link provided. FreeBSD is making some progress...

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Fossbytes – Difference Between Linux And BSD

This article by user Aditya Tiwari (Fossbytes.com) talks about some pros and cons of both Linux and BSD operating systems. Follow the link below to read the entire comparison. Short Bytes: Linux and BSD are two open source operating system families inspired by the...

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FreeBSD Foundation 2016 Year End Recap

2016 MeetBSD & EuroBSD Trip Report

JT Pennington writes about his experience at MeetBSD 2016, which was recently held at UC Berkeley Clark Kerr campus. Pennington's trip was made possible with a grant from the FreeBSD Foundation. Oladipupo Cornelius Oyediji was also able to attend EuroBSDcon 2016...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 172: A tale of BSD from yore

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Kris Moore and Allan Jude interview a special guest regarding the early days in BSD history. In addition, they discuss OpenSSH, shell scripting utilities, and more. Click play below to tune in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paGVrcHM-9s...

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[How-To] Install FreeBSD on a libreboot system

[How-To] Install FreeBSD on a libreboot system

This tutorial from libreboot.org will show you how to get FreeBSD set up on a libreboot system. Libreboot is an alternative BIOS/UEFI for bootloading your operating system. Follow the link below for the full set of instructions. How to install FreeBSD on a libreboot...

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