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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25 Years of FreeBSD @ FOSDEM 19

25 Years of FreeBSD @ FOSDEM 19

Deb Goodkin, Executive Director of the FreeBSD Foundation, gives a presentation about the History of FreeBSD and its 25 year history so far. Press play below to tune in: FreeBSD is 25 years old! Learn the history of FreeBSD, why its use is increasing, and why you...

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GhostBSD: A Solid Linux-Like Open Source Alternative

GhostBSD: A Solid Linux-Like Open Source Alternative

Jack M Germain reviews GhostBSD Open Source operating system from a Linux user's perspective. GhostBSD is based on TrueOS, and originally on FreeBSD. Germain discusses a bit of BSD history, packages, look and feel, apps, and other things. See the link below for the...

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BSD Now Episode 286: Old Machine Revival

BSD Now Episode 286: Old Machine Revival

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss ading glue in the desktop environment, PC engine and flashing the BIOS, reviving Cisco IDS in OpenBSD, WindowMaker and OpenBSD, RealTime data compression, love for pipes, and some more. Click...

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BSD Link Roundup 2/21

BSD Link Roundup 2/21

Below are some links of various BSD or FreeBSD stories and discussions around the web -- ranging from screenshots, why people chose BSD, and some updates. We'll continue to provide these round-ups in addition to regular content and news updates! Why To Not Use...

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BSD Now Episode 285: BSD Strategy

BSD Now Episode 285: BSD Strategy

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss a blog about strategies to keep FreeBSD relevant, reflecting on a new machine's soul, 10GbE benchmarks on Linux and FreeBSD, integrating LLVM sanitizers in NetBSD base, a DitroWatch review on...

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FreeBSD in Audio Studio (FOSDEM 19)

FreeBSD in Audio Studio (FOSDEM 19)

Interested in music production, and also have a love for Open Source and FreeBSD? Goran Mekic, a FreeBSD and Linux sysadmin, gives a talk on how one can utilize FreeBSD as a music production studio -- with various tools such as OSS, Virtual OSS, and LV2 plugins. You...

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[How-To] Install pgAdmin4 on FreeBSD 12

[How-To] Install pgAdmin4 on FreeBSD 12

In this tutorial, user Josphat Mutai shows us how to get pgAdmin4 set up on your FreeBSD 12 operating system. pgAdmin4 is an Open Source administration and development platform for PostgreSQL, an advanced database built on Open Source. See the link below for the full...

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Netflix and FreeBSD Ties

Netflix and FreeBSD Ties

In this blog, user Abhishek Prakash discusses Netflix's use of FreeBSD. In fact, quite a large amount of streaming bandwidth goes through FreeBSD servers that are deployed by Netflix in the US. To learn more, below you may also view a talk and slides by Jonathan...

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BSD Now Episode 284: FOSDEM 2019

BSD Now Episode 284: FOSDEM 2019

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling, discuss FOSDEM 2019, FreeBSD Foundation January 2019 update, OPNsense 19.1, hardware-assisted virtualization challenge, ZFS/GPL terror, ClonOS 19.01, and some more. Click play below to tune in:...

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FreeNAS 11.1-U7 is now available

FreeNAS 11.1-U7 is now available

The developers of FreeNAS have made available version 11.1-U7. This version has several bug fixes and feature changes, notably NFS, bhyve, and Samba. See the link below for a detailed list of changes. The FreeNAS development team is pleased to announce the...

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