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Back when DragonFlyBSD's HAMMER2 file-system development began being publicized, it was believed it wasn't going to be ready until at least 2013. Fast forward two years, HAMMER2 isn't yet used by default on this BSD operating system and it's still being actively developed.
30 January 2015 - HAMMER2 - 6 Comments
While FreeBSD, DragonFlyBSD, OpenBSD, and other BSD distributions have made much headway in the past year or two in porting the Linux DRM/KMS drivers to their kernels, the work still measurably lags behind the latest upstream Linux kernel code.
28 January 2015 - Linux 3.10 - DragonFlyBSD DRM - 3 Comments
Chris Buechler has released version 2.2 of the pfSense FreeBSD-based firewall/router focused software platform.
24 January 2015 - pfSense 2.2
While DragonFlyBSD 4.0.2 was released just two weeks ago, the v4.0.3 update is now out.
23 January 2015 - DFlyBSD 4.0.3 - 1 Comment
Besides working toward PC-BSD 10.1.1's release, the PC-BSD crew have also been working on improving their Lumina Desktop Environment.
23 January 2015 - Lumina 0.8.1 - 19 Comments
The PC-BSD crew that base their desktop-focused BSD operating system off of FreeBSD put out their 10.1.1. release candidate this week.
22 January 2015 - PC-BSD 10.1.1-RC1 - 6 Comments
The FreeBSD Foundation has issued their latest quarterly status report for covering from October to December 2014.
17 January 2015 - Q4'2014 Progress Report - 3 Comments
Users of DragonFlyBSD on the desktop (or otherwise using sound on this popular BSD platform) will benefit from the next major update of the operating system.
14 January 2015 - DragonFlyBSD Sound
DragonFlyBSD 4.0 was released back in November with a variety of improvements while today the v4.0.2 point release is out to take care of some issues.
10 January 2015 - DFly - 17 Comments
ZFS is commonly viewed as the next-generation, high-end file-system for BSD systems while DragonFlyBSD defaults to their own HAMMER file-system designed by Matthew Dillon. For those wondering though how ZFS compares to HAMMER, here's a comparison.
2 January 2015 - File-Systems - 42 Comments
Over the past week or so I've shared many top ten / year-end lists of our most popular open-source content on Phoronix. Most of the focus has been on our majority Linux focus while in this article is a look at the top ten BSD articles on Phoronix from 2014.
2 January 2015 - BSDs
The 2015Q1 quarterly snapshot for FreeBSD Ports was branched today.
1 January 2015 - Package Updates - 10 Comments
Version 2.1.2 of LibreSSL, the OpenSSL fork by the OpenBSD crew, is now available with a variety of new work.
9 December 2014 - LibreSSL 2.1.2
Back in 2012 OpenBSD got forked as Bitrig and as of this week the initial release is finally available.
4 December 2014 - Bitrig - 9 Comments
Jordan Hubbard, the co-founder of FreeBSD and CTO of iXsystems, gave a talk at this month's MeetBSD California 2014 conference about the next ten years of FreeBSD.
26 November 2014 - FreeBSD Video - 36 Comments
The much anticipated release of DragonFlyBSD 4.0 is now available.
25 November 2014 - DragonFlyBSD 4 - 3 Comments
While Linux/Android on AArch64 is what's usually talked about, FreeBSD developers continue making progress on porting their kernel to 64-bit ARM.
25 November 2014 - AArch64
The FreeBSD has received their largest ever single donation: $1,000,000 USD.
18 November 2014 - FreeBSD - 34 Comments
Following in the foot steps of the FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE, PC-BSD 10.1-RELEASE is now available along with the server-oriented TrueOS spin.
17 November 2014 - PC-BSD 10.1 - 4 Comments
After being set back by only some minor delays, FreeBSD 10.1 stable is now available in released form.
14 November 2014 - 10.1 - 28 Comments
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