Netdata Cloud on FreeBSD: First Impressions by Supratim

Netdata Cloud on FreeBSD: First Impressions by Supratim

User Supratim demos Netdata Cloud on his FreeBSD system. Netdata is a system monitoring tool, and Netdata Cloud allows you to access information for your systems under one window. Instructions for installing Netdata Cloud on FreeBSD can be found here. The user...

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BSD Link Roundup 1.29

BSD Link Roundup 1.29

Before the month end's here's another roundup of BSD related links, consisting of virtual machine images, security advisories, FreeBSD on Thinkpads, the definition of "Freeware", UNIX, and misc news & discussions. FreeBSD Docker Images via GitHub KDE FreeBSD...

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BSD Now Episode 334: Distrowatch Running FreeBSD

BSD Now Episode 334: Distrowatch Running FreeBSD

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss upgrading FreeBSD 11.3 to 12.1, the DistroWatch switch to FreeBSD, Linus and his stance on ZFS, automatic IPv6 blocking removal, LLDB on i386, memory-hard Argon2 and NetBSD, and some others. Hit...

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DistroWatch now runs FreeBSD

DistroWatch now runs FreeBSD

DistroWatch, the defacto news site for all UNIX like distributions and releases such as the BSDs and Linux, is now being run on FreeBSD after almost two decades of existence running on Debian. You can check out an AMA on r/FreeBSD regarding the transfer process and...

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The History of BSD and IP Stacks with Rodney Grimes

The History of BSD and IP Stacks with Rodney Grimes

This is a podcast with Rodney Grimes, one of the original co-founders of the FreeBSD project, discussing the history of Berkeley Software Distribution and IP Stacks, an early implementation of the worldwide used TCP/IP protocol. Rodney takes us back into the early...

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[How-To] Add User(s) to FreeBSD and Why by tdrss

[How-To] Add User(s) to FreeBSD and Why by tdrss

User tdrss gives us some practical advice on creating users for FreeBSD and avoiding potential mishaps related to using sudo root. Check out their short guide below which includes using command adduser and setting up sudo. One might utilize this to have separate users...

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[How-To] Run broot on FreeBSD by vermaden

[How-To] Run broot on FreeBSD by vermaden

User vermaden shows us how to run broot file manager on your FreeBSD operating system. broot is a tool that allows you to search through your files in the command line interface, with options such as filtering for specific keywords and file sizes. See the link below...

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BSD Now Episode 333: Unix Keyboard Joy

BSD Now Episode 333: Unix Keyboard Joy

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Benedict Reuschling and Allan Jude discuss your impact on year 2019 of FreeBSD, WireGuard on an OpenBSD router, Amazon now supporting FreeBSD/ARM 12, pkgsrc-2019Q4, UNIX keyboards, OpenBSD and DigitalOcean, and some more. Press play...

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FreeBSD is an amazing operating system by unixsheikh

FreeBSD is an amazing operating system by unixsheikh

Long time FreeBSD user unixsheikh talks about his FreeBSD journey, from discovering it back in 1999 or 2000 from the book The Complete FreeBSD, how he came to learn about UNIX and his familiarity with GNU/Linux already. Check out their story below, as well as a reddit...

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[How-To] FreeBSD UFS Encryption by RoboNuggie

[How-To] FreeBSD UFS Encryption by RoboNuggie

User RoboNuggie shows us how to set up encryption on your FreeBSD UFS file system. This guide walks us through installing FreeBSD, partitioning the disk, mounting, and configuring geom eli. Check out the video below for the step-by-step process of configuring UFS...

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FreeBSD running on the Dell 990 SFF by Doovalacky

FreeBSD running on the Dell 990 SFF by Doovalacky

User Doovalacky tries out FreeBSD with a Dell Optiplex 990 SFF desktop computer. The Dell Optiplex is a small form factor and can be had for low price, ideal for saving space in your work area and for those who want to try out FreeBSD on hardware for the first time....

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FreeBSD and NVIDIA Optimus by Alfix

FreeBSD and NVIDIA Optimus by Alfix

User Alfonso shows us how to get an NVIDIA GeForce GT540M a.k.a. Optimus graphics card working on a FreeBSD laptop. The instructions include kmod, editing xorg.conf, installing the driver and optirun utility. See the link below for the full set of instructions. This...

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BSD Now Episode 332: The BSD Hyperbole

BSD Now Episode 332: The BSD Hyperbole

In this BSD Now podcast episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss HyperbolaBSD, IPFW in-kernel NAT setup with FreeBSD, Wayland and WebRTC on NetBSD 9/Linux, LLDB Threading mainline support, OpenSSH U2F/FIDO, DragonflyBSD drm/i915, and some others....

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BSD Link Roundup 1.29

BSD Link Roundup 1.13

Here's our first BSD Link roundup of the new decade, featuring security various BSD on the latest Intel hardware, security warnings, real world BSD uses, and discussions of FreeBSD on reddit. Check them out below, and Happy 2020! KDE-FreeBSD in 2019 via KDE-FreeBSD...

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Upcoming FreeBSD 11.4 Release Process

Upcoming FreeBSD 11.4 Release Process

The developers of FreeBSD are gearing up for the upcoming 11.4 release process! It looks like the builds will officially begin in the month of May, starting with BETA then Release Candidates, and the official release slated for June 2020. Stay tuned as we will be...

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Bastille Containers on FreeBSD (BastilleBSD.org)

Bastille Containers on FreeBSD (BastilleBSD.org)

Bastille, created by Christer Edwards, is an open-source container system to automate deployment and manage containerized applications on the FreeBSD open-source operating system. Check out some of his YouTube videos (at the channel below) and the website to learn...

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BSD Now Episode 331: Why Computers Suck

BSD Now Episode 331: Why Computers Suck

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Allan Jude and Benedict Reuschling discuss learning OpenBSD and appreciating computers more, how Unix works, FreeBSD 12.1 and Ryzen Threadripper 3970X, BSDCan Call for Papers, HardenedBSD's Instrastructure Goals, and some others. Press...

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A glimpse into 2020 by eerielinux

A glimpse into 2020 by eerielinux

User eerielinux writes about what lies ahead in the year 2020, discussing his experiences with RISC-V hardware and FreeBSD on SPARC64 architecture, ARM64 (Cavium ThunderX), HardenedBSD, illumos, and others. Check out their blog below to read about what's in store for...

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