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Jan
9th

Baseline Mac OS X Support #1113

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

User landonf wrote this patchset to allow baseline Mac OS X support. Howdy, The patches here add support for building on Mac OS X; with these changes, all included tests (executed via `make check’) pass on both Mac OS X and FreeBSD. I don’t anticipate an immediate merge, but I wanted to go ahead and […]

Baseline Mac OS X Support #1113 was originally posted on FreeBSD News.


Jan
9th

The Most Popular BSD Stories Of 2014

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

Michael Larabel of Phoronix.com has published an article rounding up the most popular BSD stories in 2014. Grab a cup of coffee and reflect on one of BSD’s biggest years: Over the past week or so I’ve shared many top ten / year-end lists of our most popular open-source content on Phoronix. Most of the […]

The Most Popular BSD Stories Of 2014 was originally posted on FreeBSD News.


Jan
6th

Upcoming FreeBSD Kernel Internals Evening Course

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

Marshall Kirk McKusick is hosting several BSD courses within the next couple months. Read below and visit the page if you are interesting in attending and learning more about FreeBSD Kernel Internals. The “FreeBSD Kernel Internals: Data Structures and Algorithms” course is taught once every few years on a mostly on Thursday nights starting in […]

Upcoming FreeBSD Kernel Internals Evening Course was originally posted on FreeBSD News.


Jan
6th

Reminder: FreeBSD 10.0 end-of-life approaching

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

Dear FreeBSD community, On January 31, 2015, FreeBSD 10.0 will reach its end-of-life and will no longer be supported by the FreeBSD Security Team. Users of FreeBSD 10.0 are strongly encouraged to upgrade to a newer release before that date. The currently supported branches and releases and their expected end-of-life dates are: +—————————————————————————-+ | Branch […]

Reminder: FreeBSD 10.0 end-of-life approaching was originally posted on FreeBSD News.


Jan
2nd

HowTo: Use ps, kill, nice, and killall To Manage processes in FreeBSD and OS X Unix Operating System

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

This tutorial by nixCraft shows us how to use various commands to manage processes in FreeBSD and OS X. I‘m a new Unix system user. How can I manage process on a FreeBSD operating systems? A process is nothing but an executing program on FreeBSD or Unix-like system. Each process on the system provides the […]

HowTo: Use ps, kill, nice, and killall To Manage processes in FreeBSD and OS X Unix Operating System was originally posted on FreeBSD News.


Jan
2nd

New 2015Q1 branch

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

Hi, The 2015Q1 branch has just been branched meaning that the next update on the quarterly packages will be on the 2015Q1 branch What happen during the last 3 months: – 160 committers have participated – 6024 commits – diffstat: 33223 files changed, 817670 insertions(+), 631272 deletions(-) What does that means for users: – pkg […]

New 2015Q1 branch was originally posted on FreeBSD News.


Dec
30th

Creating Custom Packages on FreeBSD / Setting Up a Package Mirror on FreeBSD

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

These short tutorials by lastsummer.de show us how to create custom packages on FreeBSD, as well as set up a package mirror. Creating Custom Packages on FreeBSD …we are going to cover how to build pkg(8) (pkgng) packages away from the FreeBSD ports tree. This is useful for external/private repositories (mostly bigger ones or generally […]

Creating Custom Packages on FreeBSD / Setting Up a Package Mirror on FreeBSD was originally posted on FreeBSD News.


Dec
26th

Running FreeBSD on Hyper-v

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

This article by Kylie Liang shows us how to get the latest version of FreeBSD up and running on Microsoft’s Hyper-v. Hyper-V supports both emulated and Hyper-V-specific devices for Linux and FreeBSD virtual machines. When running with emulated devices, no additional software is required to be installed. However emulated devices do not provide high performance […]

Running FreeBSD on Hyper-v was originally posted on FreeBSD News.


Dec
18th

Get started with FreeBSD: A brief intro for Linux users

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

This article by Paul Venezia, InfoWorld.com, shows us how to get started on FreeBSD, for the Linux user. Among the legions of Linux users and admins, there seems to be a sort of passive curiosity about FreeBSD and other *BSDs. Like commuters on a packed train, they gaze out at a less crowded, vaguely mysterious […]

Get started with FreeBSD: A brief intro for Linux users was originally posted on FreeBSD News.


Dec
16th

SECURITY : OPENBSD VS FREEBSD

Author: Cao | Files under syndicated

This blog post by Guillaume Kaddouch compares the security capabilities of FreeBSD and OpenBSD. OpenBSD and FreeBSD are both great OS that I admire and use. OpenBSD is considered more secure since it is its main goal, but FreeBSD can be tweaked to be pretty well hardened as well. Depending on the forums or to […]

SECURITY : OPENBSD VS FREEBSD was originally posted on FreeBSD News.