Virtualbox 4.0.4 for FreeBSD (CFT)

Virtualbox 4.0.4 for FreeBSD (CFT)

A call for testing has gone out for VirtualBox 4.0.4.  The latest version in ports is 3.2.12 (/usr/ports/emulators/virtualbox-ose) so it's nice a number of devs working to get this port updated. 4.0.4 is the most recent stable version, released on 17 Feb. A few of you...

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Available: New FreeNAS 8 snapshot (r5788)

Available: New FreeNAS 8 snapshot (r5788)

The guys from iXsystems have released a new beta snapshot for FreeNAS 8. This image based on r5788 of the SVN repo is very close to being Release Candidate status. Some of the highlights and new additions are: The TreeMenu GUI is now the default (the old GUI is still...

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Ports update: KDE 4.6, OpenOffice and LibreOffice

Ports update: KDE 4.6, OpenOffice and LibreOffice

KDE 4.6 A new update for KDE came out recently: KDE 4.6. Miwi, one of the guys porting KDE to FreeBSD, mentioned on his blog that a FreeBSD port of KDE 4.6 will come out after FreeBSD 8.2 has been released. The FreeBSD KDE Team is happy to let you know that KDE SC...

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FreeBSD News WordPress Template (free)

FreeBSD News WordPress Template (free)

Recently I came across this free 'FreeBSD-themed' Wordpress Template (WordPress is a web-based platform creating a websites or blogs): Features: 2 columns, black, red and white colours Pages in header RSS Feed button in footer free Wordpress template Sidebar  on right...

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Android FreeNAS App Updated

Android FreeNAS App Updated

Walter of the TechWave Dev team has announced a new version of the Android based mFreeNAS 7. The application's name was previously known as MobileFreeNAS. This application allows you to control your FreeNAS Server within your local network. Supported features are:...

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Available: m0n0wall 1.33b2 & m0n0wall in 2011

Available: m0n0wall 1.33b2 & m0n0wall in 2011

Manual Caspar has announced the availability of the second beta of m0n0wall 1.33: Another beta is ready - there is now a new image type called "generic-pc-serial", which differs from generic-pc by always using the serial console (on COM1 at whatever speed the BIOS set...

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Available: FreeBSD 8.2-RC3 and 7.4-RC3

Available: FreeBSD 8.2-RC3 and 7.4-RC3

Ken Smith has announced the 3rd Release Candidate of FreeBSD 8.2 (production version) and FreeBSD 7.4 (legacy version). This release is slightly delayed (planned for 24 January) and there are still a few outstanding items on the todo lists (8.2, 7.4). FreeBSD 8.2-RC3...

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Available: PC-BSD 8.2-RC3

Available: PC-BSD 8.2-RC3

Following the release of FreeBSD 8.2-RC3, the third Release Candidate for PC-BSD 8.2 was announced today by Kris Moore, Lead Developer of PC-BSD. This RC is expected to be the last RC version prior to release which is expected some time in the next 2-3 weeks. In...

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McKusick tells of the BSD days as only he can

Marshall McKusick is a great public speaker (some youtube videos) and recently he did again a great presentation at LCA 2011: "The drought of those who speak without depending on slides has ended at the 12th Australian national Linux conference. "Last evening,...

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Debian GNU/kFreeBSD development in 2011

Debian GNU/kFreeBSD development in 2011

Continuing with the “2011? series, let’s have a look today at the development planned for Debian GNU/kFreeBSD. Earlier posts can be found here: PC-BSD, pfSense, HeX Live, MaheshaBSD, GhostBSD. Robert Millan from the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD project emailed an update for...

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Available: GhostBSD 2.0 – Beta2

GhostBSD is a live CD aimed at improving the FreeBSD users' GNOME desktop experience. GhostBSD is relatively young: version 1.0 was released in March 2010, 1.5 in July, and 2.0 is now in active development; Beta 2 is now available: We, the developing team of GhostBSD,...

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Available: PC-BSD 8.2-RC2

Available: PC-BSD 8.2-RC2

The PC-BSD Team has announced (pc-bsd blog) the availability of the second Release Candidate for PC-BSD 8.2. This will be the last beta version prior to release which is expected some time in the next 2–3 weeks. In addition to some fixes in response to...

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Available: FreeBSD 7.4-RC2

Available: FreeBSD 7.4-RC2

The second Release Candidate build for the FreeBSD-7.4 release cycle is available from the FreeBSD website for testing. ISO images fcan be downloaded from most of the FreeBSD mirror sites. Check out the official announcement for further details about this release. The...

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What version of FreeBSD are you using (Poll)?

What version of FreeBSD are you using (Poll)?

Time for a Poll. If FreeBSD is running nicely on your server then there's not always a need to update or upgrade to the latest versions. Some people are still running happily FreeBSD 4.x on their servers, whereas others like to stay up to date, or even test FreeBSD 9....

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