In Other BSDs for 2015/09/05

Will I need to add a NextBSD tag?  Time will tell. Clarifying NextBSD’s Near Term Expectations. Deleting files from /usr/, breaking your system, then recovering. BSDOwl, “A highly portable build system targeting modern UNIX systems.”  (via) Virtualization support in OpenBSD.  (via multiple) Berkeley DB: Architecture.  Remember, the B in BSD is also Berkeley.  (via) the […]

In Other BSDs for 2015/08/22

Some catchup here from stuff I missed last week: RaspBSD.org.  Raspberry Pi FreeBSD images.  (via) VMware vs. bhyve Performance Comparison.  (via) OpenBSD removes support for non-UTF8 locales.  (via) Tarsnap $1000 exploit bounty.  It’s since doubled to $2000.  (via) Book review: The Design and Implementation of the 4.3BSD UNIX Operating System. An interview with Marshall Kirk […]

PC-BSD 10.2-RC1 Now Available

The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the availability of RC1 images for the upcoming 10.2 release. Please test these images out and report any issues found on our bug tracker: https://bugs.pcbsd.org   PC-BSD 10.2 Notable Changes FreeBSD 10.2 base system Many bugfixes and enhancements to installer to dual-boot setups New CD-sized network installation media, […]

In Other BSDs for 2015/07/04

Insert fireworks graphic here. OpenBSD from a veteran Linux user perspective.  (via) Call for Testing: Valgrind on OpenBSD. 10.2-PRE-RELEASE and 11.0-CURRENT Images Available for Testing.  (PC-BSD) BSDCan 2015 trip reports: Zbigniew Bodek and Vsevolod Stakhov. DiscoverBSD for 2015/06/29. DistroWatch Weekly talks about running FreeBSD on a Raspberry Pi 2 computer.  (via) BSD Magazine: “Web server security”. FreeNAS 10: […]

PC-BSD 10.1.2 Released

The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce the availability of the next PC-BSD / TrueOS quarterly release, 10.1.2.   PC-BSD 10.1.2 Notable Changes:  New PersonaCrypt Utility Allows moving all of users $HOME directory to an encrypted USB Drive. This drive can be connected at login, and used across different systems Stealth Mode — Allows login […]