FreeBSD Now Supports DisplayLink Adapters

FreeBSD Now Supports DisplayLink Adapters

According to Phoronix.net, USB-based DisplayLink graphics adapters are now supported in FreeBSD, thanks to the developers. The FreeBSD kernel finally has support for USB-based DisplayLink graphics adapters. Within the Linux world there's been DisplayLink work going...

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How To Install Mate Desktop In FreeBSD 10.1

How To Install Mate Desktop In FreeBSD 10.1

This short tutorial by user M.el Khamlichi shows us how to get MATE Desktop Environment running on FreeBSD 10.1 Original post: http://www.unixmen.com/install-mate-desktop-freebsd-10-1/ Install Mate desktop in FreeBSD 10.1 FreeBSD is fully text mode system, however...

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FreeBSD Flame Graphs

Brendan Gregg, a senior performance architect at Netflix, gives a talk about various FreeBSD flame graphs. At the last FreeBSD Developer and Vendor Summit, I gave a talk on "Flame Graphs for FreeBSD", where I summarized the different types (CPU, memory, disk I/O,...

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5 Fun Things to Do with FreeNAS

5 Fun Things to Do with FreeNAS

FreeNAS user Annie Zhang wrote about 5 fun things you can do with your FreeNAS device. From serving media to hosting your own personal cloud, the FreeBSD based storage software has a variety of uses. Original post:...

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GhostBSD 10.1 Alpha 1 now available

GhostBSD 10.1 Alpha 1 now available

The developers of GhostBSD have released the first Alpha for 10.1, based on FreeBSD. GhostBSD 10.1 Alpha 1 now available I am pleased to announce the availability the fist ALPHA build of the 10.1-RELEASE Release cycle which is available on SourceForge for the amd64...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 080: The PC-BSD Tour II

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Kris Moore continue their PC-BSD Tour with part II -- discussing ZFS boot environments. Then they interview Justin Gibb about the FreeBSD Foundation's 15th Anniversary. Happy Anniversary! Click play below to tune in:...

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Installing a Unix-like Desktop Operating System ‘PC-BSD 10.1.1’

A look at the upcoming features for 10.1.2

Several upcoming features have been announced for PC-BSD 10.1.2. They are Personacrypt, Tor , stealth mode, LibreSSL, and encrypted backups. Read ahead for a detailed explanation for each. Original post:...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 079: Just Add QEMU

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Kris Moore and Alan Jude interview Sean Bruno about poudriere and QEMU. They discuss his recent task of cross compiling binary packages and more. Hit play below to tune in: Official page:...

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FreeBSD Foundation February 2015 Update

FreeBSD Foundation February 2015 Update

The FreeBSD Foundation's February update consists of information on PCI Express Hot­Plug Project, FreeBSD on POWER8, FOSDEM '15, an #InstallFreeBSD event, as well as fundraising updates. As February comes to a close, I'm excited, not only because spring is...

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New BSD Issue: BSD -CURRENT is Usable Daily

New BSD Issue: BSD -CURRENT is Usable Daily

In this month's BSD Mag issue, you will learn about the BSD -CURRENT, installing email servers, the basics of the GDP debugger, FreeNAS hardware design, security, and an article about technology by Rob Somerville. Download PDF/EPUB -...

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FreeBSD on the POWER8: it’s alive!

Adrian Chadd posts about Nathan Whitehorn's findings on FreeBSD on POWER8. A post to freebsd-ppc from a couple of vmonths ago asked if we had support for POWER8 and offered to provide remote access to anyone interested in working on it. I was sufficiently intrigued...

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