A Repository with 44 Years of Unix Evolution

A Repository with 44 Years of Unix Evolution

Interested in a bit of some FreeBSD history? This article by, Diomidis Spinellis (Department of Management Science and Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business), details the history of Unix's evolution of the repository system all the way to its use in...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 091: Vox Populi

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Kris Moore attend a Linux convention, and they ask various users if they have used or have any knowledge about BSD. Hit play below to tune in: Original: http://www.bsdnow.tv/episodes/2015_05_27-vox_populi

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Yes You Can Virtualize FreeNAS

Yes You Can Virtualize FreeNAS

Josh Paetzel has confirmed that FreeNAS can be used in a virtualized environment. FreeNAS is an open source network attaced storage operating system based on FreeBSD. Check out the guide below to get an idea of your use case or visualization scenario. Original:...

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How to Install MongoDB on FreeBSD 10.1

How to Install MongoDB on FreeBSD 10.1

This tutorial by user Hathy A of DigitalOcean shows us how to get MongoDB set up on FreeBSD 10.1. Original: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-mongodb-on-freebsd-10-1 Introduction MongoDB is a free and open-source NoSQL database. It is one...

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Recompile A FreeBSD Kernel With A Custom Configuration

This tutorial by user anismaj shows us how to recompile your FreeBSD kernel with a custom configuration. Original post: http://www.unixmen.com/recompile-freebsd-kernel-custom-configuration/ FreeBSD is a free Unix-like operating system descended from Research Unix via...

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BSDNow.TV 90 – ZFS Armistice

In this BSD Now episode, Kris Moore and Allan Jude interview Jed Reynolds about ZFS. They discuss his use of ZFS on other operating systems and the ways it is implemented. Press play below to tune in: Original page:...

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Difference between FreeBSD versions

New to FreeBSD? Make sure you are choosing the right version suitable for you, if you plan on installing FreeBSD. Thanks to user Chris S for the tip. What is the difference between the three FreeBSD versions (Current, Release and Stable)? Current is the latest "beta"...

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PC-BSD 10.1.2 Released

PC-BSD 10.1.2 Released

The developers of PC-BSD have released version 10.1.2! This update comes with several changes geared towards those who are keen on security. Original announcement: http://blog.pcbsd.org/2015/05/pc-bsd-10-1-2-released/ The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the...

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bsdtalk253 – George Neville-Neil

bsdtalk253 – George Neville-Neil

Will Backman provides us yet another bsdtalk, this time with George Neville-Neil's most recent book. An interview with George Neville-Neil about the recently published 2nd edition of The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System. File Info: 30Min, 15MB...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 089: Exclusive Disjunction

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Kris Mooreinterview Mike Larkin regarding different memory protections in OpenBSD. They cover recent W^X improvements (SSP,ASLR, PIE) and more. Click play below to tune in: Original page:...

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How To Install FreeBSD 10.1 On A 2006 Macbook

How To Install FreeBSD 10.1 On A 2006 Macbook

The folks at Higher Learning show us how to get FreeBSD 10.1 set up on your old 2006 Macbook. Original post: https://www.higherlearning.eu/2015/05/08/how-to-install-freebsd-10-1-on-a-2006-macbook.html A while ago I decided to unretire my 2006 Macbook and turn it into...

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