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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2016 MeetBSD & EuroBSD Trip Report

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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Back and forth: Linux and *BSD

Back and forth: Linux and *BSD

User eerielinux discusses their experience in using both Linux and *BSD operating systems. PC-BSD and TrueOS are also mentioned. The author describes what its like using ZFSonLinux and ZFS on a FreeBSD system. Follow the link below for the full story. This is kind of...

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FreeBSD on a MacBook Pro

FreeBSD on a MacBook Pro

This is a lengthy discussion from Hacker News, derived from a tutorial by user mpasternacki on how to get FreeBSD set up on a MacBook Pro. Top comment: wwweston 15 days ago [-] > Six years later, it less and less "Just Works", started turning into spyware and...

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BSD Magazine Vol. 10 No. 11 Issue 10/2016

BSD Magazine Vol. 10 No. 11 Issue 10/2016

The latest BSD Magazine is out, this one featuring Mikhail Zakharov's article First Look at the Renewed CTL High Availability Implementation in FreeBSD, in addition to a user article on creating your first FreeBSD kernel module, bhyve, and Michael Dexter's MeetBSD...

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[How-To] Install Git on FreeBSD 11.0

[How-To] Install Git on FreeBSD 11.0

User shows us how to set up Git on FreeBSD 11. Git is a version control system, or VCS, is used for software development and various version control tasks. Follow the link below for the full set of instructions. Introduction Version control systems are an...

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Apple releases macOS 10.12 Sierra Darwin source code

Apple releases macOS 10.12 Sierra Darwin source code

The developers of Apple have released the Darwin source code for macOS 10.12 Sierra. Darwin comprises of the kernel, BSD portions, drivers, and developer tools. The source code can be found at the links provided. The lowest layers of macOS, including the kernel, BSD...

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FreeNAS 10-BETA2 now available

FreeNAS 10-BETA2 now available

Jordan Hubbard has announced the 2nd BETA release of FreeNAS 10. This version adds more features to the previously released BETA, adding support for virtual machine web-based console and GUI, initial setup wizard, asynchronous tasks, on top of the revamped graphic...

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Debian vs FreeBSD & FreeBSD as a desktop

These two blogs by user Andy Mender talks about his experience switching over to FreeBSD for desktop use, along with his thoughts on Debian Linux next to FreeBSD. He makes comparisons between the file systems, init systems, package management, and more. Read more at...

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[How-To] SmokePing on FreeBSD 11

[How-To] SmokePing on FreeBSD 11

User Vinícius Zavam (DigitalOcean) shows us how to set up SmokePing, a network latency tracking tool with a graph explorer and useful latency measurement plugins, on FreeBSD 11.  Head on over to the link below for the full set of instructions. Introduction SmokePing...

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Trinity Desktop (KDE3 fork) adds Partial FreeBSD Support

Trinity Desktop (KDE3 fork) adds Partial FreeBSD Support

The Trinity Desktop Environment, forked from the popular K Desktop Environment, has included partial FreeBSD support on their latest release R14.0.4. They welcome additional support from those who are interested in seeing better compatibility with FreeBSD. Aside from...

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