BSDNow.TV Episode 032: PXE Dust (video)

In this BSDNow.tv episode, hosts Kris Moore and Allan Jude discuss OpenBSD's new feature "autoinstall". Following that is an interview with Dru Lavigne regarding her work related to FreeBSD, PC-BSD, and FreeNAS writing and documentation....

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Announcement coming soon

A few weeks ago I mentioned that due to reduced free time I was contemplating what to do with freebsdnews.net and considering a few options. I have decided, and will let you all know shortly. You will like it...  Please stay tuned.

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BSDNow.tv Episode 031: Edgy BSD Users (video)

[Tube]XMXUUWgXzLY[/Tube] This week the hosts talk to Richard Stallman about the upcoming GPLv4 and how it will protect  software from being stolen. After that, you will be shown how to recover from those pesky ZFS on Linux corruption issues, as well as some tips on...

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Documentation is King | BSD Now 30

[Tube]z-Dzx1M8edk[/Tube] "We chat with Warren Block to discuss BSD documentation efforts and future plans. If you've ever wondered about the scary world of mailing lists, today's tutorial will show you the basics of how to get help and contribute back."

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Introducing the iXsystems MEGAPORT

Introducing the iXsystems MEGAPORT

You may remember the iXsystems MEGACORE, the monster of a server built for the FreeBSD Foundation. Recently an iX client had specific networking requirements for a 2U/4 node solution, so iX came up with a custom build that fit all of their needs. Meet "MEGAPORT". To...

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BSD Now Episode 29: P.E.F.S. (video)

BSD Now Episode 29: P.E.F.S. (video)

The bsdnow.tv team has uploaded a new weekly episode, P.E.F.S. (a filesystem-level encryption utility) featuring an interview with Gleb Kurtsou and a tutorial showing how to use PEFS. In this episode (see video below) the two hosts, Allan Jude and Kris Moore, chat...

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NYCBSDCon 2014 BSD Breaking Barriers

What makes the BSD operating systems special? Why should you deploy your applications on BSD? Why does the BSD community keep growing, and why do Linux sites like DistroWatch say that BSD is where the interesting development work is happening? We'll cover the...

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Multiple FreeBSD Jails with nullfs

Using nullfs, one can easily run multiple jails by reusing a base install. The FreeBSD Handbook has a page on this, but Scott Robins prefers an alternative method - "which I find far simpler". Multiple FreeBSD Jails with nullfs I have not tried it out yet, but it...

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PC-BSD 10.0.1 released

PC-BSD 10.0.1 released

The first PC-BSD 10.0 quarterly update has come out, and 10.0.1 is now available. This update includes a number of important bugfixes, as well as newer packages and desktops, such as KDE 4.12.2, Cinnamon 2.0 and more. For more details and updating instructions, refer...

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FreeBSD Participating in Google Summer of Code

FreeBSD is pleased to announce that once again we have been selected to participate in the Google Summer of Code program. This gives University students the opportunity to earn a $5,500 USD stipend in exchange for working on Open Source software over their Summer...

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FreeNAS Developers help build better FreeNAS boxes

FreeNAS is the most popular storage OS in the world, and makes it easy for anyone to build secure, robust network attached storage (NAS) to store files and share files. In this video Jordan Hubbard, the project lead for FreeNAS and the CTO at iXsystems, and James...

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freebsdnews.net looking for a new owner

This website is looking for a new owner. Since I'm not able to dedicate enough time to maintain this website anymore, I have decided to step back and let somebody else take over and run it. I loved building up this site and keeping it up to date for the last 7 years...

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Introduction to FreeNAS Development (video)

John Hixson of iXsystems did a presentation on FreeNAS development (ODP slides)last month at the SCALE expo. The goal of the presentation was to create a simple FreeNAS application to demonstrate some of the common methods used when dealing with FreeNAS development,...

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