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FreeBSD 10.1 In Beta Ahead Of Planned Release Next Month

The first beta release of FreeBSD 10.1 is now available ahead of its planned official debut by the end of October.
14 September 2014 - FreeBSD 10.1 - 3 Comments

CD-Sized Image Of BSD-Based TrueOS Released For Servers

In announcing their quarterly package updates that bring a wide assortment of improvements, the PC-BSD crew shared they managed to make a CD-sized image of their TrueOS server operating system.
11 September 2014 - TrueOS - 24 Comments

OpenBSD Made Progress On Their Systemd-Compatible Replacement

This summer a student developer began work on DBus daemons that accept systemd calls and emulated their behavior with their own native calls, in order to make drop-in replacements for BSD platforms where systemd is not supported and the upstream systemd developers have no plans of supporting.
7 September 2014 - systemd utils - 27 Comments

HardenedBSD: The Latest BSD Project That Aims To Boost Security

HardenedBSD is the latest BSD distribution writing into Phoronix to share its work.
4 September 2014 - Security - 24 Comments

DragonFlyBSD Finally Gets Haswell Graphics Support

While Broadwell is right around the corner and Intel's open-source Linux developers are already working on Skylake graphics support, the DragonFlyBSD crew has just managed Haswell graphics support for their DRM driver ported from FreeBSD that in turn was ported from an earlier version of the Linux kernel.
11 August 2014 - DragonFly-Haswell - 1 Comment

Facebook Is Hiring To Make Linux Networking Better Than FreeBSD

Facebook is hiring another Linux kernel engineer to join its growing kernel team. The goal for the new employee will be to make "the Linux kernel network stack to rival or exceed that of FreeBSD" and carry out other improvements to the Linux network stack.
7 August 2014 - Linux vs. FreeBSD Networking - 58 Comments

FreeBSD Developing A New Automounter, Other Features

The FreeBSD project has issued their latest quarterly status report that covers activities for the open-source operating system made between April and June of 2014.
25 July 2014 - FreeBSD Quarterly Report - 4 Comments

Pkg 1.3.0 Released To Improve Package Management On FreeBSD

After more than a half-year in development and working on tens of thousands of lines of code, Pkg 1.3.0 has been released by FreeBSD developers.
24 July 2014 - pkg 1.3.0 - 7 Comments

GhostBSD 4.0 Beta 3 Brings New & Updated Packages

Besides FreeBSD 9.3 now being out, so is the latest beta for the upcoming GhostBSD 4.0 release.
17 July 2014 - GhostBSD

FreeBSD 9.3 Officially Released With ZFS Bookmarks Support

As expected, FreeBSD 9.3 made it out on schedule today with this new release carrying a few new features, numerous updated packages, and other improvements for those not yet riding FreeBSD 10.
16 July 2014 - FreeBSD 9.3

LibreSSL Portable Encounters Its First Release

OpenBSD developers have announced their first release of LibreSSL portable.
11 July 2014 - LibreSSL - 10 Comments

FreeBSD 9.3 RC3 Released

The last planned release candidate for FreeBSD 9.3 was made available on Sunday.
6 July 2014 - FreeBSD 9.3

GhostBSD 4.0 Beta 2 Released With MATE Goodness

GhostBSD 4.0 continues moving along as the FreeBSD operating system focused around the MATE Desktop Environment.
27 June 2014 - BSD MATE

PC-BSD 10.0.2 Brings An Alpha Version Of The Lumina Desktop

The latest PC-BSD quarterly update is out for the popular desktop-focused version of FreeBSD.
25 June 2014 - PC-BSD 10.0.2 - 8 Comments

FreeBSD 9.3 RC1 Released

The first release candidate to FreeBSD 9.3 is now available.
22 June 2014 - FreeBSD 9.3

FreeBSD's New VT Console Continues To Progress With Features

The FreeBSD "Newcons" effort to provide a new VT console driver continues making progress for its more proper debut in the next major FreeBSD release.
19 June 2014 - Newcons - 3 Comments

DragonFlyBSD 3.8.1 Update Brings Few Changes

The first point release to the recent DragonFlyBSD 3.8 operating system update is now available.
17 June 2014 - DragonFlyBSD 3.8.1

FreeBSD 9.3 Beta 3 Released

The third beta of FreeBSD 9.3 is now available.
14 June 2014 - FreeBSD 9.3

FreeBSD 9.3 Beta 2 Is Now Available

One week after FreeBSD 9.3 went into beta, the second beta update is now available.
7 June 2014 - FreeBSD 9.3

DragonFlyBSD 3.8 Brings New USB Stack, Intel DRM Driver

As expected, DragonFlyBSD 3.8 has been released. This release brings several new features to the popular BSD operating system but the 3.8 series will be the last to support 32-bit releases.
5 June 2014 - DragonFlyBSD 3.8 - 2 Comments

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