FreeBSD monitoring tool

Alexander has been working on a new FreeBSD monitoring tool and the first public release for FreeBSD is now available. He is looking for interested people who are willing to try and test it, and give him feedback. We looking to build a proper, useful full coverage...

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BSDCan Trip Report by Eitan Adler

The FreeBSD Foundation sponsors regularly people to attend FreeBSD related conferences, who will then afterwards write up a report about their experience. The first trip report about BSDCan 2013 is by Eitan Adler, a doc committer, who attended the BSDCan Developers...

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PC-BSD Hardware Store Opened

PC-BSD Hardware Store Opened

Josh Smith has announced the initial launch of the PC-BSD hardware store. This resource is meant to make it easier to find hardware that has been tested to work on PC-BSD. FreeBSD and PC-BSD are known to be quite particular with regards to hardware support, but now...

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FreeBSD binary packages available again

The FreeBSD Project has announced that all  binary package building services are restored and live again. This service was put on hold following a security incident in November 2012. Consequently, the security throughout the FreeBSD Project's infrastructure has been...

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JabirBSD, a new FreeBSD based project

JabirBSD, a new FreeBSD based project

Muhammadreza Haghiri emailed me about the release of the JabirBSD 1.0. JabirBSD is a rebranded FreeBSD version for Iranian and Farsi speaking users "with rsync, sudo, nano and a lot of command-line based software". This first release is a re-branded version of...

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Migrate From MySQL to MariaDB In FreeBSD

unixmen has put together a howto showing how to migrate your databases from MySQL to MariaDB. As most of you will be aware, since Oracle took over MySQL and took control of the project, a lot changed. Oracle doesn't like open source and hence MySQL is dying a slow...

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BSD Magazine (May 2013): Jails Firewall with PF

BSD Magazine (May 2013): Jails Firewall with PF

April's issue of the BSD Magazine is now available: Jails Firewall with PF (free PDF download). You’ll find the following subjects inside: SpiderFoot 2.0: The Open Source Footprinting Tool FreeBSD Jails Firewall with PF Improvements to Jail Management via the Warden...

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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 Hardware Store Opened

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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