The latest DRM/graphics-related porting effort by François Tigeot in the DragonFly space is bringing over the vga_switcheroo module from the Linux kernel.
OpenSSH 7.5 has been released as the latest update to this widely-used open-source package.
DragonFlyBSD lead developer Matthew Dillon has been testing out various NVMe M.2 SSDs under his BSD operating system to see how these latest-generation storage devices perform.
Matthew Dillon has discovered an important bug in the DragonFlyBSD kernel's VFS cluster code affecting the HAMMER file-system write performance.
NetBSD 7.1 was released today as the newest version of this popular BSD operating system known for its portability across many CPU architectures.
DragonFlyBSD 4.8 will be coming soon.
Intel is going to more actively engage with the FreeBSD project and they've also made a hefty donation to the FreeBSD Foundation.
The second release candidate to the upcoming NetBSD 7.1 is now available for testing.
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.
FreeBSD has long had a SVR4 (System V Release 4) compatibility layer, but FreeBSD 12 will likely do away with this support.
FreeBSD has issued their latest quarterly report covering Q4'2016, from October to December of development highlights.
On Saturday at this year's FOSDEM conference there was a BSD developer room where various talks were had for European BSD fans.
There have been ways to get Steam running on FreeBSD using Wine and efforts as well with using the operating system's Linux binary compatibility layer, but now it's become much easier for users of TrueOS, formerly known as PC-BSD.
OPNsense 17.1 is now available as the newest release of this network-focused FreeBSD-based operating system forked from pfSense.
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.
Not only has FreeBSD been making progress with supporting LLDB as LLVM's debugger alternative to GDB, but the NetBSD project has also been making inroads with this open-source debugger.
For those still looking to escape systemd, the BSDs remain free and the FreeBSD-based TrueOS is currently working on making use of OpenRC.
DragonFlyBSD has been working on its (U)EFI support and with the latest Git code its installer now has basic UEFI support.
Matthew Dillon's latest work on the DragonFlyBSD kernel includes steps towards supporting NUMA-awareness, locking, and other memory allocation related changes.
The first release candidate of the upcoming NetBSD 7.1 is now available for testing.
LLVM's LLD linker has been making a lot of progress over the past year and now it's hit the milestone of being able to link the entire FreeBSD/amd64 base system.
A new release of Lumina is now available to ring in 2017, the BSD-first Qt-powered open-source desktop environment.
Continuing our end-of-year recaps for the most popular stories on Phoronix, when we're not busy covering Linux, the BSD operating systems get their share of interest on Phoronix. Here is a look at the exciting BSD advancements made in 2016.
FreeBSD is ending 2016 on a high note by receiving another "Uranium Level" donation, marking it as an additional $500,000 USD for their foundation.
FreeBSD is making some progress on supporting Wayland/Weston as an alternative to running the X.Org Server.
DragonFlyBSD and in particular Francois Tigeot continue to do a good job at continuing to update their Intel "i915" Direct Rendering Manager driver to catch-up with what's offered by the mainline Linux kernel with their official Intel DRM driver.
The next release of DragonFlyBSD will feature better EFI support.
For those wanting a concise look at how FreeBSD's development has evolved recently, their third quarter 2016 status report was published this weekend to offer a glimpse at the latest development projects.
The BSD-focused, Qt-powered Lumina Desktop Environment is out with its version 1.1 update.
DragonFlyBSD is now defaulting to LibreSSL throughout its operating system stack and is planning to completely remove OpenSSL in the near future.
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