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DragonFlyBSD Gets NX Bit Support

While NX bit has been around for many years with AMD64 for marking page tables as no-execute or not, the DragonFlyBSD kernel is now only making use of it.

4 April 2017 - DragonFlyBSD NX - 1 Comment
NetBSD Accomplishes Reproducible Builds

A lot of Linux distributions have been focusing on reproducible builds support in the past few years -- ensuring individuals can rebuild a bit-for-bit replica of the original source code. NetBSD has now accomplished their operating system can be built in a reproducible build fashion.

20 February 2017 - NetBSD Reproducible Builds - 7 Comments
GhostBSD 11.0 Pre-Alpha 4 Released

Developers working on the FreeBSD-derived GhostBSD distribution are working to get their 11.0 release out the door that's based off last year's FreeBSD 11.0 code-base.

30 January 2017 - GhostBSD 11.0 - 2 Comments

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