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PC-BSD 9.2-RELEASE Now Available

The PC-BSD 9.2-RELEASE images images are now available for download. Users already running an earlier 9.2 image can now online update to the latest world / kernel / packages via the system updating mechanisms. Users running 9.1-RELEASE or earlier, please read the UPGRADING section below. 9.2-RELEASE Highlights * Based on FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE. * Bootable ZFS […]

9.2-RC4 Images Now Available

The latest PC-BSD 9.2-RELEASE images (based upon FreeBSD 9.2-RC4) images are now online! Users who install this image will then be able to online update to a FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE kernel / world when it is announced. Users already running an earlier 9.2 image can now online update to the latest world / kernel / packages […]

Second Episode of BSD Now Airs Today

Today’s episode of BSD Now features an interview with Glen Barber from the FreeBSD release engineering team. Glen will discuss how FreeBSD release engineering works and what his role is on the release engineering team, the new features in the upcoming 9.2-RELEASE, and his new role with the FreeBSD Foundation. This episode also discusses the […]

PC-BSD at LinuxCon

There will be a FreeBSD booth in the expo area of LinuxCon, to be held at the Hyatt New Orleans from September 16–18. Expo hours are from 9:00–19:30 on September 16 and 9:00–16:00 on September 17. As usual, we’ll be giving out cool swag, PC-BSD DVDs, and FreeNAS CDs, as well as accepting donations to […]

PC-BSD at OLF

Several members of the PC-BSD team will be attending Ohio LinuxFest, to be held in Columbus, OH from September 13–15. Registration is required to attend Ohio LinuxFest, but registration is free. We’re excited that Kirk McKusick will be delivering the closing keynote on Saturday, September 14. The topic of the keynote will be Building and […]

New Images Available for Download

Kris has announced the availability of the latest PC-BSD images: The latest PC-BSD 9.2-RELEASE images (based upon FreeBSD 9.2-RC1) are now available for download. Users who install this image will be able to online update to a FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE kernel/world when it is announced. Changes since the last ISO: Addition of the “lpreserver” CLI utility […]

PC-BSD Now Uses a CDN

Kris has announced that the PC-BSD project has moved over to a CDN (content delivery network) service for its network backbone. The CDN will replace the existing system of mirrors the project used for many years. It also means that users will no longer have to pick a mirror close to their geographical location in […]

PC-BSD at SouthEast LinuxFest

SouthEast LinuxFest will be held at the Blake Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina from Friday June 7 to Sunday June 9. Registration is required, but free, for this event. There will be a BSD booth in the Expo area, all three days. Several members of the PC-BSD team will be giving out PC-BSD DVDs, FreeNAS […]

PC-BSD at LFNW

LinuxFest NorthWest will be held April 27-28 at Bellingham Technical College in Bellingham, WA. This event is free to attend. We’ll be giving out cool swag, PC-BSD DVDs, and FreeNAS CDs at the FreeBSD booth in the expo area. If you are attending the event, drop by and say hi.

PC-BSD Repo Switches to Github

Last week, Kris announced on the developers mailing list that the PC-BSD source repo has switched from subversion to github. For those of you who like to compile new features in order to test them before they are incorporated into a release or a rolling release, the instructions for getting source have been updated. Any […]

PC-BSD at OLF

PC-BSD will be at Ohio LinuxFest on Saturday, September 29 at the  Greater Columbus Convention Center, in the downtown arena-district Columbus, Ohio. Kris, Ken, and Dru will be giving out PC-BSD DVDs and cool swag at the FreeBSD booth in the expo area. Kris will also be giving a presentation on PC-BSD at 11:00. Registration […]