FreeBSD 8.4-RC3 available for testing

Glen Barber announced last week the availability of RC3 for FreeBSD 8.4, the upcoming new stable version of the Project's legacy branch. ISO images for the amd64, i386 and pc98 architectures are available on most of the FreeBSD mirror sites. The FreeBSD 8.4 Release...

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BSDTalk interview with Kris Moore (PC-BSD)

BSDTalk interview with Kris Moore (PC-BSD)

BSDTalk has a 12 minutes interview with Kris Moore (BSDTalk225) about PC-BSD, recorded at BSDCan 2013. Listen to the podcast as MP3 or OGG. Previous interviews with Kris Moore can be found here: bsdtalk216 - PC-BSD with Kris Moore bsdtalk201 - PC-BSD 9 Alpha with Kris...

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PC-BSD, a friendly first-time contributor project

PC-BSD, a friendly first-time contributor project

IT World has identified 7 open source projects that are friendly to the first-time contributor to get their teeth in. Apart from LibreOffice, PostgreSQL and Ubuntu, IT World also shortlists PC-BSD: "If Ubuntu sounds interesting, but you want something a little off the...

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freebsdnews.net: 6 years today

freebsdnews.net: 6 years today

freebsdnews.net started exactly 6 years ago on 17 May 2007 with the post What is cooking for FreeBSD (7)? I had never thought the site would make it 6 years, but thanks to feedback, suggestions and contributions from quite a number of you readers, I've been encouraged...

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F# on FreeBSD

F# on FreeBSD

F#  (pronounced F Sharp) is an open source, functional-first programming language which empowers users and organisations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code. It was released by Microsoft and is used in a wide range of...

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FreeBSD Status Report – 2013-Q1

The FreeBSD Project has released its first status report for 2013 (January to March 2013). It comes with 31 entries and gives a nice insight on what developers have been working on. From the table of contents: Projects FreeNAS Kernel Information in Process Core Dumps...

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FreeBSD 8.4-RC1 available

The first RC build for the FreeBSD-8.4 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, i386 and pc98 architectures are available: Full announcement: FreeBSD 8.4-RC1 Now Available

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pfSense 2.0.3 available

pfSense 2.0.3 available

Chris Buechler announced version 2.0.3 of pfSense today. I’m happy to announce the release of pfSense 2.0.3. This is a maintenance release with some bug and security fixes since 2.0.2 release. You can upgrade from any previous release to 2.0.3. Check the announcement...

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FreeBSD Foundation is soliciting submission of project proposals (2013)

Porting FreeBSD to Efika Platforms Project Completed

The FreeBSD Foundation announced in November 2012 that Aleksandr Rybalko had been awarded a grant to port FreeBSD to the Genesi Efika MX SmartBook laptop and SmartTop nettop devices. The Foundation updated its blog today to say the project is now completed. You've...

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