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The third release candidate is out for the upcoming DragonFlyBSD 4.0 operating system release.
14 November 2014 - DFlyBSD 4 - 1 Comment
OpenBSD's latest feature is support for USB 3.0.
12 November 2014 - USB3 - 38 Comments
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 developers have finally managed to enable SMP support for modern ARM SoCs.
6 November 2014 - ARM SMP - 1 Comment
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
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 was released yesterday and it features the LibreSSL fork of OpenSSL, among many other changes.
2 November 2014 - OpenBSD
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 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 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
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
FreeBSD 10.1 is now a step closer to being released with the Monday release of FreeBSD 10.1 RC2.
13 October 2014 - FreeBSD 10.1
Besides FreeBSD having poor open-source graphics driver support, DragonFlyBSD is in a similar boat with regard to their port of the Linux DRM/KMS drivers. In fact, it's gone from porting the driver to DragonFlyBSD to more like porting DragonFlyBSD to be more compatible with the Linux APIs.
11 October 2014 - DragonFlyBSD - 21 Comments
Jean-Sébastien Pédron of the FreeBSD project gave an update at this week's XDC2014 conference about the state of the graphics stack on FreeBSD.
10 October 2014 - Challenging - 29 Comments
While OpenBSD generally prides itself on being a secure, open-source operating system and focusing more on code corectness and security rather than flashy features, it turns out a potential security bug has been living within OpenBSD for the past decade.
6 October 2014 - OpenBSD - 40 Comments
If all goes well FreeBSD 10.1 will be officially released before month's end but available this weekend is the first release candidate.
5 October 2014 - FreeBSD 10.1 RC1
GhostBSD 4.0 has finally been officially released.
3 October 2014 - GhostBSD - 9 Comments
Almost six months ago OpenBSD developers forked OpenSSL into LibreSSL and since then this new SSL alternative continues to advance.
29 September 2014 - LibreSSL - 2 Comments
The third and final beta of FreeBSD 10.1 was released this Sunday.
28 September 2014 - FreeBSD 10.1
The second beta ahead of next month's planned FreeBSD 10.1 release is now available.
21 September 2014 - FreeBSD 10.1
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