BSD Link Roundup 4.30

BSD Link Roundup 4.30

Here's a collection of BSD links from this past month of April, ranging from discussions about home use, drivers, performance, and even an article about kernel modules from 1999! A FreeBSD box for home: https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/a-freebsd-box-for-home.70451/...

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BSD Now Episode 295: Fun with funlinkat()

BSD Now Episode 295: Fun with funlinkat()

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling introduce funlinkat(), discuss AT&T U-Verse with OpenBSD Router, NetBSD on Raspberry PI, ZFS encryption, a tutorial on rump kernel servers/clients, OpenBSD 6.4 and Snort, and some more. Click play...

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[How-To] Install PyroCMS on FreeBSD 11

[How-To] Install PyroCMS on FreeBSD 11

This tutorial from Vultr will show you how to get PyroCMS set up on your FreeBSD operating system. PyroCMS is an Open Source content management system written in PHP. You will also be walked through the initial setup for PHP, MariaDB, Nginx, and Composer. See the link...

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FreeBSD 2019 Community Survey

FreeBSD 2019 Community Survey

The FreeBSD Core Team is requesting you, and users of FreeBSD around the world, to fill out a community survey regarding use cases, contributions, where you get your information, and overall your thoughts about the Open Source operating system.  See the link below to...

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BSD Now Episode 294: The SSH Tarpit

BSD Now Episode 294: The SSH Tarpit

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss a Plan 9 cluster powered by Raspberry Pi, SSH tarpits, Ansible and rdist, loving OpenBSD, first FreeBSD port, Tilde Institude of OpenBSD, among others. Press play below to tune in:...

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Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server – Redundant Backup

Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server – Redundant Backup

User vermaden shows us his silent FreeBSD server build with a focus on redundant backups. He tests this out with two disks in ZFS mirror on an ASRock motherboard and Celeron CPU. He details his journey in making this quiet piece of machinery through the blog below. I...

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GhostBSD 19.04 is now available

GhostBSD 19.04 is now available

The developers of GhostBSD have made available version 19.04 RELEASE. GhostBSD is an Open Source operating system based on FreeBSD (TrueOS). GhostBSD 19.04 features LightDM as the default  login UI, and is based upon FreeBSD 13.0-CURRENT. Other notable changes are...

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[How-To] Install Bolt CMS on FreeBSD 12

[How-To] Install Bolt CMS on FreeBSD 12

This guide from Vultr shows us how to set up Bolt on your FreeBSD 12 system. Bolt is an Open Source content management system known for its simplicity, ease of use, and elegant templates. See the link below for the full set of instructions. Bolt is an open source CMS...

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BSD Now Episode 293: Booking Jails

BSD Now Episode 293: Booking Jails

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude interview Michael W Lucas regarding his latest jails book. In addition they discuss writing, book sponsoring, BSDCan 2019 on the way, and other things. Click play below to tune in:...

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BSD Link Roundup 4.12

BSD Link Roundup 4.12

Here's a list of BSD related links that recently popped up on the web, you might find some of these interesting! FreeBSD,Zrouter and NetBSD machines at AsiaBSDCon 2019: http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-advocacy/2019/03/24/msg000802.html Performance related:Cavium...

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BSD Now Episode 292: AsiaBSDcon 2019 Recap

BSD Now Episode 292: AsiaBSDcon 2019 Recap

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling talk about the FreeBSD Q4 2018 status report, an alternative to GhostBSD, a cool 90s laptop, OpenSSH 8.0 quantum computing, Project Trident, and some others. Press play below to tune in:...

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FreeBSD Q4 2018 Status Report

FreeBSD Q4 2018 Status Report

The FreeBSD Team has released their 4th quarter status report for 2018. This report details projects from the Contiguous Integration Team, Core Team, Ports Collection, Release Engineering, and the FreeBSD Foundation. Notable progress and additions are 32-bit...

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Obtaining an Active-Passive ProxySQL on FreeBSD

Obtaining an Active-Passive ProxySQL on FreeBSD

User Gabriel Ciciliani talks about setting up a MySQL architecture using ProxySQL, an Open Source and high-performance proxy for MySQL, on their FreeBSD system. See the link below to read more about Ciciliani's use case for a highly-available architecture that deals...

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How I Created My First FreeBSD Port

How I Created My First FreeBSD Port

In this blog, user Hamza Sheikh talks about the process he went through for making his first FreBSD port, GoCD -- an Open Source continuous integration/delivery system. Sheikh walks us through initial set up through Digital Ocean, tweaks, port init, to makefile. See...

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FreeNAS 11.2-U3 is now available

FreeNAS 11.2-U3 is now available

The developers of FreeNAS have made available version 11.2-U3. FreeNAS is an Open Source storage operating system based on FreeBSD. Notable changes are updated tooltip for UPS port, support for NVMe device replacement, improved dashboard loading time, ZFS feature flag...

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BSD Router Project 1.92 is now available

BSD Router Project 1.92 is now available

The developers of BSD Router Project have made available version 1.92. BSD Router Project is an Open Source router distribution based on the FreeBSD operating system. Notable changes are FreeBSD 12 upgrade, fixed frr rc bug, dhcp6, x86info, and several upgrade...

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BSD Now Episode 291: Storage Changes Software

BSD Now Episode 291: Storage Changes Software

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss storage change software, why Unix is special, pipeline +Unix commands, bakery on Emacs and PostgreSQL, making your tech talk memorable, context light-weight, and some more. Click play below to...

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Moving back to Lighttpd

Moving back to Lighttpd

F5 recently acquired NGINX and user High5! decided to roll back to lighttpd. Lighttpd is an Open Source web server application that is optimized for speed and is secure, flexible, and standards compliant. The user details what configuration changes they made to their...

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FreeBSD 11.3 Release Schedule Announcement

FreeBSD 11.3 Release Schedule Announcement

The developers of FreeBSD have made available the Release Schedule for FreeBSD 11.3. The BETA1 build will begin on May 24, with the official RELEASE of 11.3 on July 5. Stay tuned for updates to the various releases throughout this year. This is the release schedule...

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OPNsense 19.1.4 is now available

OPNsense 19.1.4 is now available

The developers of OPNsense have made available version 19.1.4 RELEASE. Notable changes include removable of a hostname translation error, validation regression in outbound NAT, mock labels for NAT rules, Virtual Tunnel Interface (VTI) support, fixes to nested...

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