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FreeBSD Ports 2015Q1 To Bring Many Changes

The 2015Q1 quarterly snapshot for FreeBSD Ports was branched today.
1 January 2015 - Package Updates - 10 Comments

LibreSSL 2.1.2 Previews The LibTLS Library, Works On Windows Support

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

OpenBSD-Forked Bitrig Finally Sees Its Initial Release

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

FreeBSD Plans For The Next Ten Years

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

DragonFlyBSD 4.0 Drops i386 Support, Improves Graphics

The much anticipated release of DragonFlyBSD 4.0 is now available.
25 November 2014 - DragonFlyBSD 4 - 3 Comments

64-bit ARM FreeBSD Support Is Taking Shape

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

FreeBSD Receives A Million Dollar Donation

The FreeBSD has received their largest ever single donation: $1,000,000 USD.
18 November 2014 - FreeBSD - 34 Comments

PC-BSD 10.1-RELEASE Now Available, TrueOS 10.1 Too

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

FreeBSD 10.1 Release Now Available

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

DragonFlyBSD 4.0 RC3 Is Out, Faster DRM Drivers Coming

The third release candidate is out for the upcoming DragonFlyBSD 4.0 operating system release.
14 November 2014 - DFlyBSD 4 - 1 Comment

OpenBSD Finally Has USB 3.0 Support

OpenBSD's latest feature is support for USB 3.0.
12 November 2014 - USB3 - 38 Comments

FreeBSD Might Get A Linux Kernel API Wrapper To Help Porting Linux Drivers

In a discussion about porting the modern Nouveau open-source NVIDIA driver to FreeBSD, it was brought up that a FreeBSD developer is looking at the possibility of introducing a Linux kernel API wrapper to help in porting Linux drivers to FreeBSD.
7 November 2014 - Kernel Drivers - 62 Comments

NetBSD Gets Multi-Core Support Working For ARM

NetBSD developers have finally managed to enable SMP support for modern ARM SoCs.
6 November 2014 - ARM SMP - 1 Comment

PC-BSD 10.1 RC2 Now Supports UEFI For Boot & Installation

Marking the twenty-first birthday of FreeBSD was the release of FreeBSD 10.1-RC4 and separately was the FreeBSD-derived PC-BSD 10.1 RC2 release.
2 November 2014 - FreeBSD 10.1

FreeBSD Turns Twenty-One Years Old

Today marks twenty-one years since the release of FreeBSD 1.0, the first production-ready release of this BSD operating system.
2 November 2014 - FreeBSD 1.0 - 16 Comments

OpenBSD 5.6 Released, Uses LibreSSL

OpenBSD 5.6 was released yesterday and it features the LibreSSL fork of OpenSSL, among many other changes.
2 November 2014 - OpenBSD

OpenBSD Drops Support For Loadable Kernel Modules

Interestingly the OpenBSD developers have decided to remove support for loadable kernel modules from the BSD distribution's next release.
28 October 2014 - LKM - 23 Comments

DragonFlyBSD 4.0 Is Coming Soon, Release Candidate Now Available

DragonFlyBSD 3.8 will soon be succeeded by DragonFlyBSD 4.0. For those willing to help test, the release candidate to DragonFlyBSD 4.0.0 is now available.
28 October 2014 - DragonFlyBSD 4.0

FreeBSD 10.1 RC3 Has ZFS, UDPLite Fixes

FreeBSD 10.1 RC3 was a few days late but it's out there this Thursday afternoon. FreeBSD 10.3 takes care of an API incompatibility between 10.0-RELEASE and the earlier 10.1-RC2 state (due to the libopie library) and aside from that this third release candidate has a lot of other fixes.
23 October 2014 - FreeBSD 10.1 - 14 Comments

Changes Coming For OpenBSD 5.6

OpenBSD 5.6 is expected to be released at the start of November and with this release will come a large number of changes.
16 October 2014 - OpenBSD 5.6 - 21 Comments

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