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Kris has announced the availability of the next 10.0 image: The next PC-BSD 10-STABLE image is now available for download! Disclaimer: This image is a very early cut of the new stable/10 branch of FreeBSD and is probably only suitable for advanced users or developers. A PKGNG repository is available for this release, however it is missing a n [...]
You can feel it in the air can’t you? That time when we gather with family and friends, sit down to eat a great meal, and let the dog eat half the turkey. Oh wait maybe that was just Kris last year…doh! All kidding aside Check out all these amazing gifts that have been neatly placed under our “ports (Read more...)
This week the PC-BSD team has been busy working their magic pushing version 10.0 ahead at lightning speed, and some big things are starting to take shape. The PBI 10 format is about ready and we will begin populating the 10.0 appcafe starting next week. There are still a few small things to iron out with the approval system, but (Read mor [...]
The big news of the week is finally here! PC-BSD 10 images are ready for testing. These images are offered for testing and development purposes only! (Read disclaimer below). They are still in alpha so by all means fire away, but expect breakage. The more of you that can delve into this and get us feedback on bug reports (Read more...)
Kris Moore has an article in the October issue of BSD Magazine which describes how the new PC-BSD 9.2 utilities are making it easier to take advantage of ZFS features on PC-BSD. The redesigned Life Preserver makes it easy to manage ZFS snapshots and to replicate them to another system or removable disk. The article is on pages 16–18 and (Rea [...]
We’ll be giving out PC-BSD and FreeNAS swag and accepting donations for the FreeBSD Foundation at two events this week: All Things Open will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC. We’ll be at booth #18 in the expo area. Expo hours are 9–5 on Wednesday, October 23 and 9–4 on Thursday, October 24. Registration is required (Re [...]
The September issue of BSD Magazine is now available for free download. On pages 34–36, Kris Moore continues with his article on the PEFS encryption system that is available on PC-BSD 9.2.
Kris has announced the availability of the next STABLE image: The latest PC-BSD 9-STABLE (based upon FreeBSD 9.2-BETA2) images are now available for download. These images contain a number of bug fixes to the PC-BSD tool-chain, along with a number of improvements to installation. We will begin rolling 9.2-RELEASE images shortly, so please rep [...]
FOSSCON will be held at the Friends Center in Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, August 10 from 8:00–18:00. Registration is free for this event. There will be a BSD booth in the Expo area. We will be giving out PC-BSD DVDs and other cool swag, as well as accepting donations to the FreeBSD Foundation. Dru Lavigne will present “Introducing FreeNAS 9 [...]
Kris has announced the availability of the next rolling release and the first beta for the upcoming PC-BSD 9.2: The PC-BSD team is pleased to announce that new images for PC-BSD 9.1-RELEASE (Isotope Infusion) and PC-BSD 9-STABLE (Based upon FreeBSD 9.2-BETA1) are now available! These releases are among the first in our new “Rolling-Release” m [...]
Indiana LinuxFest will be held at the Wyndham Indianapolis Hotel in Indianapolis, IN from Friday July 26 to Sunday July 28. Registration is free for this event. There will be a BSD booth in the Expo area on Saturday from 8:00–18:30. We will be giving out PC-BSD DVDs, FreeNAS CDs, and other cool swag, as well as accepting donations to (Read m [...]
Kris gets to sit down with a blogger at Texas Linux Fest and discuss a bit about PC-BSD. http://petescan321.tumblr.com/post/54641235053/pcbsd-is-the-future-of-computing-interview-with
I wanted to take this time to give you a status update on PC-BSD / TrueOS, and the direction going forward. As many of you know, we’ve been doing builds of 9.1-RELEASE and 9-STABLE as a “Rolling-Release”. Our new plan is to issue system and package updates on the following schedule: 9.1-RELEASE – Update PKGNG repo on or about the (Read more. [...]
Calling all creative PC-BSD users! The developers at PC-BSD would like your help in designing a brand new theme for the PCDM login manager. The winning entry will see their own customized skin as the default theme in the next official release of PC-BSD! In addition, we would like to present the winner and runner-ups with these awesome prizes: [...]
Ken Moore has an article in the June issue of BSD Magazine which describes how to easily generate PBIs from existing FreeBSD ports. The article is on pages 26–30 and this issue of the magazine can be downloaded for free from here.
Several members of the PC-BSD team will be at Texas LinuxFest, to be held at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas from Friday May 31 to Saturday June 1. Registration is required for this event at a cost of $25 or $55. There will be a BSD booth in the Expo (booth #21) on June 1 where we’ll (Read more...)
Kris has an article in the May issue of BSD Magazine, demonstrating some of the new features in the 9.1 version of Warden, the jail management GUI in PC-BSD. The magazine is available for free download here and Kris’ article starts on page 17.
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. The store itself is here. If you have hardware that you know works and which you don’t see listed, please add it to the Hardware section of the (Read more...)
A new PC-BSD forum has been created: pkgng Discussion. If you have problems installing software using pkgng or running an application installed using pkgng, post the details there so that the developers can fix the issue.