A retrospective of all the exciting developments in the BSD-family of operating systems in 2012, focusing on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and Dragonfly BSD.
To discuss operating system security is to marvel at the diversity of deployed access-control models.
If Linux hadn't conquered the world, we'd all be running FreeBSD, maybe even on our desktops.
Microsoft and collaborators today announced a beta release of drivers that enable the open source FreeBSD 8.2 server operating system to run in a virtual machine (VM) using Microsoft's Hyper-V Server.
While X.Org 7.7 was only released last week, this updated set of X packages have already worked their way into FreeBSD. The FreeBSD developers request your help in testing.
This week Netflix announced their Open Connect Network as their own open CDN (Content Distribution Network), but rather than using Linux as the base for this open-source platform, they decided to use FreeBSD.
FreeBSD is wondering why are you using FreeBSD. David Chisnall of the FreeBSD project is working on updating their advocacy material regarding this leading *BSD operating system. As such, he asked on the mailing list "Why Are You Using FreeBSD?"
Colocation provider NYI announced on Friday that it has launched the East Coast mirror for The FreeBSD Foundation. "FreeBSD has been a critical component of everything we do," Phillip Koblence, VP operations, NYI said in a statement. "We look upon this launch as our way of giving back to a community whose open source projects have enabled us to craft customized solutions for our customers from the inside out."
Microsoft and its partnering companies are finalizing a project that will enable FreeBSD interoperability with Windows Server Hyper-V.
For the first three months of the 2012 calendar year, the FreeBSD project achieved a lot when it came to advancing their open operating system. Here's some of the interesting highlights from their quarterly status report.
As indicated by the Q1-2012 FreeBSD Status Report, LLVM's Clang compiler is quickly replacing GCC for this popular BSD operating system. The developers are also making much progress in a GNU-free C++11 stack. For FreeBSD 10 they're aiming for Clang as the default C/C++ compiler, deprecate GCC, and to have a BSD-licensed C++ stack.
The FreeBSD team working on X support have announced a set of X.Org updates to bring the FreeBSD package support to X.Org 7.5.2, which now includes Intel KMS support.
A brief history of the BSD family of operating systems.
FreeBSD the OS of 3 of the top 10 most reliable hosting company sites in March 202.
PC-BSD offers you a fully functional desktop environment based on rock solid FreeBSD technology, which makes it the perfect operating system for your first steps with BSD?
This article provides an overview of some of the new features available in FreeBSD 9.0.
This article writes about why Paul Venezia is using FreeBSD for his servers
Michael Larabel shows how FreeBSD runs some linux programs faster than linux does.
FreeBSD the OS of top 3 most reliable hosting company sites in June 2011.
LinuxBSDos.com looks at the installation (especially at the disk encryption features), system configuration and system management (including the installation of third party software packages via PC-BSD's PBI system) of PC-BSD 8.2.