BSDFan, a simple fan control utility for ThinkPads

FreeBSD user clod89 created a utility to control your ThinkPad's fan: If you've ever used FreeBSD (or any other BSD for that matter) on a ThinkPad you might have noticed the loud and erratic behavior of the fan. I've written a small utility as per title to manage the...

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AsiaBSDCon 2015

AsiaBSDCon is a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems. The next conference will be held in Tokyo, in 12-15 March, 2015. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and...

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FreeBSD 10.1-RC4 now available

FreeBSD 10.1-RC4 now available

The fourth RC build of the 10.1-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, armv6, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures. This is anticipated to be the final RC build of the 10.1-RELEASE cycle. The image checksums follow...

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PC-BSD 10.1-RC2 released

PC-BSD 10.1-RC2 released

The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the availability of RC2 images for the upcoming PC-BSD 10.1 release. This RC includes many minor bug-fixes from RC2, along with new UEFI support for boot / install. PC-BSD 10.1 notable Changes * KDE 4.14.2 * GNOME 3.12.2 *...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 61 – IPSECond Wind

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Kris Moore and Allan Jude interview John-Mark Gurney regarding the modernization of FreeBSD's IPSEC stack. They discuss what he will be adding, what needs to be fixed, and the benefits that the changes will bring. Hit play below to tune...

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FreeBSD turns 21

FreeBSD turns 21

On November 1, 1993, the first official production version of FreeBSD was released, 1.0. FreeBSD is now officially 21 years old. Cheers! From: jkh@whisker.lotus.ie (Jordan K. Hubbard) Newsgroups: comp.os.386bsd.announce Subject: FreeBSD 1.0 RELEASE now available Date:...

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Installing Drupal on FreeBSD

Installing Drupal on FreeBSD

This tutorial by Enrico Crisostomo shows us how to install Drupal on FreeBSD. Drupal ports have been available on FreeBSD since quite a long time, and binary packages can be installed very quickly. However, manual setup is required to connect Drupal to the database...

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FreeBSD 10.1-RC4 now available

FreeBSD 10.1-RC3 now available

The third RC build of the 10.1-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, armv6, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures. The image checksums follow at the end of this email. Installer images and memory stick images are...

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How to Install Nano/Pico on FreeBSD

How to Install Nano/Pico on FreeBSD

This tutorial by techtipz.biz shows us how to install Nano/Pico on FreeBSD from the ports collection. I’ve  never got to grips with using ‘vi’ to edit files from the command line. So one of the first things I need to do is configure the nano/pico text editor so I can...

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PC-BSD 10.1-RC2 released

PC-BSD 10.1-RC1 now available

The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the availability of RC1 images for the upcoming PC-BSD 10.1 release. PC-BSD Notable Changes * KDE 4.14.2 * GNOME 3.12.2 * Cinnamon 2.2.16 * Chromium 38.0.2125.104_1 * Firefox 33.0 * NVIDIA Driver 340.24 * Lumina desktop...

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Easy Deploy FreeBSD to Microsoft Azure from VM Depot

Easy Deploy FreeBSD to Microsoft Azure from VM Depot

This tutorial by Ross Gardner will show you how to Easy Deploy FreeBSD on Microsoft Azure. In just 5 minutes learn how to Easy Deploy FreeBSD on Microsoft Azure. Once completed you will have the latest build of FreeBSD ready for you to customize for your use. FreeBSD...

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BSDNow.TV Episode 60 – Don’t Buy a Router

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Kris Moore and Allan Jude interview Olivier Cochard-Labbé, the creator of FreeNAS and BSD Router Project. Click play below to tune: Check out the official page here: http://www.bsdnow.tv/episodes/2014_10_22-dont_buy_a_router

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Install WordPress FreeBSD 10

Install WordPress FreeBSD 10

This blog post from rasyid.net shows us how to install the blog and content management system, WordPress, on FreeBSD 10. As one of the famous content management system WordPress is one my favourite since 2007 (this blog use serendipity , blogspot custom domain then...

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How to Install Owncloud in a FreeNAS jail

FreeNAS community member DrKK created a tutorial on how to install Owncloud in FreeNAS. Click play below to learn: This is an oft-requested tutorial from the FreeNAS community. We go through, stream of consciousness style, from a bare FreeNAS, and fully install and...

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How to Format Date Output under FreeSBD

This blog post by Yegor shows us how to format date output under FreeBSD. How do I format date to display on screen on for my shell scripts as per my requirements on Linux or *BSD operating systems? You need to use the standard date command to format date or time. You...

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FreeBSD 10.1 Is to Support Secure Boot Capabilities

FreeBSD 10.1 Is to Support Secure Boot Capabilities

Secure boot will be backed up by default in the upcoming FreeBSD 10.1 release, which is due to be built by the close of October. As the FreeBSD’s 10.1 boot process is being under a steady progress development for more stability and security, Implementing UEFI booting...

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MineOS (Minecraft) Plugin for FreeNAS

MineOS (Minecraft) Plugin for FreeNAS

FreeNAS community member Josh Ruehlig has ported the Minecraft plugin called MineOS. In this video, he shows us how to get it configured and running in FreeNAS. Click play below to learn:  

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FreeBSD 10.1-RC4 now available

FreeBSD 10.1-RC2 now available

The developers of FreeBSD have made available the second release candidate for version 10.1. The second RC build of the 10.1-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, armv6, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures. The...

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