FreeNAS 11.2-U6 is now available

FreeNAS 11.2-U6 is now available

The developers of FreeNAS have made available version 11.2-U6. FreeNAS is a network-attached storage operating system with FreeBSD under the hood and uses the ZFS file system. Notable changes are patches to recent security vulnerabilities, new iconik cloud media...

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Project Trident 12-U6 is now available

Project Trident 12-U6 is now available

The developers of Project Trident have made available version 12-U6. Project Trident is the graphical desktop version with TrueOS under the hood and Lumina Desktop Environment as the frontend. Notable changes are hundreds of new packages ranging from R-cran, anese,...

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OPNsense 19.7.4 is now available

OPNsense 19.7.4 is now available

The developers of OPNsense have made available version 19.7.4. OPNsense is an open-source firewall which is forked from pfSense and m0n0wall. This new release features a fix for legacy remote logging, regenerate CA bundle, CARP maintenance mode bootup, daily refresh...

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GhostBSD 19.09 is now available

GhostBSD 19.09 is now available

The developers of GhostBSD have made available version 19.09. GhostBSD is an open-source operating system with TrueOS at its core, which is based on FreeBSD. Notable changes are TrueOS/FreeBSD 12.0-STABLE, OpenRC updated, TrueOS packages base now used, as well as bug...

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Revive an Old PC #4 – With FreeBSD 12

Revive an Old PC #4 – With FreeBSD 12

RoboNuggie brings back to life another old PC, this time with the FreeBSD operating system. He walks us through installing packages, running LibreOffice. GIMP, and old school open-source games. Check out the video below. This is not a review of FreeBSD, just a...

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Conky, light-weight system monitor for X

Conky, light-weight system monitor for X

The maintainer madpilot has updated the Conky port to the latest available version on FreeBSD. Conky allows you to customize an information box and display computer stats, email notifications, music players, and many other things. Check out the FreshPorts page below,...

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BSD Now Episode 315: Recapping vBSDcon 2019

BSD Now Episode 315: Recapping vBSDcon 2019

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss vBSDcon 2019, Unix at 50 years, a fan-less Tuxedo InfinityBook running OpenBSD, an hg server humungus, configuring a network dump in FreeBSD, among other things. Press play below to tune in:...

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BSD Link Roundup 9.6

BSD Link Roundup 9.6

Here's a roundup of BSD related posts for the month of September, ranging from partnerships, BSD on various hardware, security, questions and discussions as usual from users around the world. FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE on the Lenovo Thinkpad T480 via David Schlachter Linux,...

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Meet FreeBSD Project – A Journey of 26 Years and Beyond

Meet FreeBSD Project – A Journey of 26 Years and Beyond

User William Chapman of research site pFind, discusses with Deb Goodkin of the FreeBSD Foundation and goes through the lengthy history of FreeBSD, the difference between FreeBSD and Linux, notable use and applications, and its community of developers. See the page...

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BSD Now Episode 314:  Swap that Space

BSD Now Episode 314: Swap that Space

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss Unix virtual memory with no swap space, Dragonfly and Dsynth, FreeBSD instant workstation, new tech new servers, streaming setups on NetBSD, Steam and NetBSD thanks to Google Summer of Code, and...

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[How-To] Configure a Network Dump in FreeBSD

[How-To] Configure a Network Dump in FreeBSD

FreeBSD committer oshogbo shows us how to configure a network dump on your FreeBSD server. This process requires two machines, a client and a server, one to collect the dump and the other to dump from. The command dumpon and netdumpd are used to facilitate the dumping...

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[How-To] Enable SSH On FreeBSD

[How-To] Enable SSH On FreeBSD

User SK shows us how to get SSH set up on your FreeBSD server. SSH is used for those who want to remotely access their server on their network via command line or other SSH utilities. See the link below for the full set of instructions. OpenSSH Server is installed by...

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Homura –  Windows Games Launcher for FreeBSD

Homura – Windows Games Launcher for FreeBSD

User Alexander88207 brings us Homura, a new Windows game launcher for the FreeBSD operating system. Similar to Wine, Homura allows you to play games from a variety of applications such as Steam, Blizzard, Origin, Uplay, and some more. Some platforms are still work in...

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BSD Now Episode 313: In-Kernel TLS

BSD Now Episode 313: In-Kernel TLS

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss OpenBSD on a 7th gen Thinkpad X1 Carbon notebook, install FreeBSD on MacBook, kernel portion of KTLS, DragonFlyBSD Boot Environments, updates on Project Trident, vBSDcon, and some more. Press...

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FreeBSD 2nd Quarter 2019 Status Report

FreeBSD 2nd Quarter 2019 Status Report

The FreeBSD Team has written their quarterly status report for Q2 2019. This is a summary of all the initiatives and projects in action, including reports from the Continuous Integration Team, FreeBSD Core Team, FreeBSD Foundation, FreeBSD Graphics, IRC, Ports...

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BSD Link Roundup 9.6

BSD Link Roundup 8.23

Here's a roundup of BSD related posts ranging from security advisories, BSD desktops and laptops, to FreeNAS (which has BSD under the hood). Gcc 4.2.1 to be removed before FreeBSD 13, a firm timeline via lists.freebsd.org Is FreeBSD one of the absolute best operating...

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