news: Recent events for FreeBSD and PCBSD


March 3rd, 2014

alertFreeBSD 10.0 Release is now available – [LINK]

PC-BSD 10: Joule Edition is also out – [LINK]

February’s issue of BSD Magazine can be downloaded for free here – [LINK]

The new FreeBSD Journal is available for puchase- [LINK]

Dru Lavigne did a presentation at SCALE 2014 about the ZFS file system.
Watch the video here
– [LINK] or here [LINK]
The slideshow is available here – [LINK]

 

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reminder: December Issue of BSD Magazine


December 20th, 2013

The December 2013 issue of BSD Magazine is now available!

Go to http://www.bsdmag.org and download your free copy.
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#FreeBSD #PC-BSD #BSD

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news: Check out all the BSD related happenings


October 19th, 2013

alertLatest episode from the “BSD Now” show – [LINK]

Earlier this month PC-BSD v. 9.2 was released, get the details here – [LINK]

FreeBSD v.10 is in BETA, final release slated for the end of the year – [LINK]

OSNews posted the first installment in a series of articles centered on BSD – [LINK]

“FreeBSD News” article detailing the upcoming improvements in FreeBSD v.10 – [LINK]

#PCBSD #FREEBSD

 

 

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reminder: October Issue of BSD Magazine


October 19th, 2013

The October 2013 issue of BSD Magazine is now available!

Go to http://www.bsdmag.org and download your free copy.
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#FreeBSD #PC-BSD #BSD

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new release: PC-BSD 9.1 Now Available!


December 19th, 2012

pcbsd_avatarPC-BSD v9.1 release now available for download!

Here are some of the highlights for the 9.1-Release:

  • FreeBSD 9.1.
  • New system installer! Greatly simplified for desktop and server installs.
  • Support for ZFS mirror / raidz(1,2,3) during installation.
  • Support for SWAP on ZFS, allowing entire disk ZFS installation.
  • Support for setting additional ZFS data-set options, such as compression, noexec, etc.
  • Warden jail management integrated into system.
  • Support for Warden to create Linux Jails
  • New “Sound Configuration GUI”
  • New “Hardware compatibility” GUI
  • First boot setup wizard allows OEM installs to be easily performed.
  • New Bluetooth pairing tray / GUI utilities.
  • Improvements to wireless networking utilities.
  • Numerous bug-fixes to PC-BSD related utilities.
  • Improved mirror auto-detection for roaming devices, such as laptops.

Full details available here – [LINK]

Download available here – [LINK]

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new release: PC-BSD 9.1-RC2 Available


October 18th, 2012

PC-BSD v9.1 Release Candidate # 2 now available!

This release candidate provides both users and developers a means to test out new features in the upcoming PC-BSD 9.1 release.

Changes since RC1:

  • Fixed multiple bugs where mice freeze or behave incorrectly.
  • Fixed language selection to be displayed as native language.
  • Compatibility improvements for PS2 mice.
  • Fixed time-out issues with External DVD Drive / USB Drives.
  • Updated system proxy paths and functionality.
  • Updated sound detection functionality.
  • Added mp3 / ogg encoders to CD rippers.
  • Added detection for NVIDIA Optimus systems.
  • Added options for cups-base, to fix an issue with many printers printing blank pages when using ghostscript for pdftops conversion.
  • Improved System Manager to only update ports tree if it already is checked out.
  • Improvements to the Warden’s functionality and stability.  Improved jail importing functionality.
  • Added “Update All” button for AppCafe.
  • Graphical enhancements for EasyPBI.

 

Full details available here – [LINK]

Download available here – [LINK]

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reminder: October Issue of BSD Magazine


October 10th, 2012

The October 2012 issue of BSD Magazine is now available!

Go to http://www.bsdmag.org and download your free copy.
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video: Linux Action Show talks PC-BSD


October 4th, 2012

The crew over at Jupiter Broadcasting gave a great review of PC-BSD on their Linux Action Show! If you currently use PC-BSD or just want to know more about it then this is the episode to watch!

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reminder: August Issue of BSD Magazine


August 6th, 2012

The August 2012 issue of BSD Magazine is now available!

Go to http://www.bsdmag.org and download your free copy.
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#FreeBSD #PC-BSD #BSD
 

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reminder: June Issue of BSD Magazine is out #FreeBSD


June 10th, 2012

June 2012 BSD Magazine is now available!

Go to http://www.bsdmag.org and download your free copy.

#FreeBSD #PC-BSD #BSD

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