Newcons coming to Debian GNU/kFreeBSD

Newcons coming to Debian GNU/kFreeBSD

FreeBSD vt(4) - commonly known as “Newcons”-, which is planned to replace Syscons as the default FreeBSD console, is now available on Debian GNU/kFreeBSD. Newcons provides many interesting new features, such as KMS support, Unicode, double-width CJK characters, etc....

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FreeNAS 9.2.1.1-RELEASE

First point release to a point release. We are not particularly thrilled that we had to do one, but there were some Samba (CIFS) and jail related bugs (including a panic!) that definitely made it necessary; we’ve done little else for the last 2 weeks but tracking them...

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Build your own FreeBSD/EC2 images

Colin Percival has an interesting post (how to build FreeBSD/EC2 images) explaining how you can bake your own FreeBSD  images for Amazon EC2, and build them just the way you want them. I have been building FreeBSD/EC2 images for the past three years, and based on the...

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First impressions of FreeBSD 10.0

First impressions of FreeBSD 10.0

Jesse Smith has written a review of FreeBSD 10.0 in this week's Distrowatch Weekly: First impressions of FreeBSD 10.0. Overall it is a fair and balanced review with some points of critique. Jess is impressed with FreeBSD 10 and its many new features, but there are...

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The FreeBSD Journal is now available

The FreeBSD Journal is now available

Though the FreeBSD Journal was announced and a few printed copies were distributed at last week's NYCBSDCon, the FreeBSD Foundation has now officially announced the Journal on their blog: "We are pleased to announce the FreeBSD Journal is now available! This is a new,...

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Set up BitTorrent Sync in FreeNAS with Plugin (howto)

FreeNAS 9.2.1-RELEASE announced

After one BETA, two Release Candidates, and many nightly builds, The FreeNAS team has announced FreeNAS 9.2.1-RELEASE. Jordan Hubbard writes: "FreeNAS 9.2.0 was a great release, and we're pleased to say that FreeNAS 9.2.1 is even better. Since 9.2.0 was released, we...

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Set up BitTorrent Sync in FreeNAS with Plugin (howto)

FreeNAS 9.2.1-RC2 available for download

On behalf of the FreeNAS developers at iXsystems, Jordan Hubbard has announced FreeNAS 9.2.1-RC2. Loads of bugs have been fixed, things have changed and a few additional functionalities have been added. Read the announcement to find out more about Jordan's mixed...

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BSD Now Episode 24: The Cluster and the Cloud (video)

BSD Now Episode 23: Time Signatures (video)

The bsdnow.tv team has uploaded a new weekly episode, Time Signatures, featuring an interview with Ted Unangst. In this episode the two hosts, Allan Jude and Kris Moore, chat about the following topics: FreeBSD foundation's 2013 fundraising results OpenSSH 6.5...

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PC-BSD 10.0-RELEASE (Joule) released

PC-BSD 10.0-RELEASE (Joule) released

Closely tracking the release cycle of FreeBSD, Kris Moore has now announced the availability of PC-BSD 10.0-RELEASE. Some of the most notable features in this release are: Includes FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE Updated KMS / AMD driver support ISO file is a hybrid USB file,...

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Set up BitTorrent Sync in FreeNAS with Plugin (howto)

FreeNAS 9.2.1-RC available

Jordan Hubbard has announced the availability of FreeNAS 9.2.1-RC. It is expected that this will be the only Release Candidate to be made available, unless show stopper are found. The most interesting changes from the BETA releases are an upgraded version of Samba (to...

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First impressions of FreeBSD 10.0

The BIG FreeBSD 10 Installation/Upgrade POLL

FreeBSD-10.0-RELEASE became available just over a week ago and we thought it would be interesting to do a poll on FreeBSD 10-RELEASE installations and upgrades. This to find out how many people want to use the latest and the greatest, and how many of you are happy...

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FreeBSD 10.0 in the news

After some delays, FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE was released earlier this week. This release has been reported about on some of the major open source websites, and seems to have been well received. Some reports can be read here. FreeBSD 10.0 Final Released - ostatic.com...

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