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We now know for sure that FreeBSD 10.0 will ship with a kernel mode-setting driver for supporting open-source AMD Radeon graphics with its Gallium3D driver being supported for 3D acceleration.
19 August 2013 - Radeon KMS - 9 Comments
For those looking forward to the release of FreeBSD 9.2 that's expected to happen later in the month, the second release candidate is now available.
17 August 2013 - FreeBSD 9.2-RC2
A developer behind JabirOS has written into Phoronix to announce their new FreeBSD-derived project. Formerly JabirOS was based upon Ubuntu.
16 August 2013 - JabirOS - 20 Comments
The first release candidate for FreeBSD 9.2 is out this morning and it's on time compared to past FreeBSD releases that have been belated.
5 August 2013 - FreeBSD 9.2 - 1 Comment
With about one month to go until FreeBSD 9.2, the FreeBSD release engineering team has made available the first beta release of this next FreeBSD operating system update.
23 July 2013 - FreeBSD 9.2-BETA
While FreeBSD 9.2 is expected in about one month for release, further out in the pipeline is FreeBSD 10.0 and with it will come many new end-user features.
22 July 2013 - FreeBSD 10 - 1 Comment
While the popular kernel DRM drivers are still being ported to OpenBSD, support for the OpenBSD operating system within Mesa is being improved.
18 July 2013 - Mesa OpenBSD - 1 Comment
The FreeBSD Foundation has published their latest quarterly status report to make known the current state of the popular BSD operating system project.
16 July 2013 - Status Update - 22 Comments
The FreeBSD release engineering team has shared that they're hoping for the operating system's next release to come at the end of August.
10 July 2013 - FreeBSD 9.2
MidnightBSD 0.4 has been released as an operating system derived from FreeBSD 9.1, but with many extra features, including a new package management tool.
6 July 2013 - MidnightBSD 0.4 - 34 Comments
The porting of the open-source Radeon Linux graphics driver to FreeBSD is coming along well. The developer behind this work is hoping that the user-space Radeon Mesa/Gallium3D driver changes will be merged upstream for Mesa 9.2.
4 July 2013 - Mesa 9.2 - 12 Comments
GhostBSD 3.1 has been released as the easy-to-use desktop FreeBSD spin with your choice of the GNOME2, Openbox, and LXDE desktop environments.
28 June 2013 - GhostBSD 3.1
The NetBSD project has announced the simultaneous releases of NetBSD 6.0.2 and NetBSD 6.1, with the latter introducing new features to the open-source operating system.
19 May 2013 - NetBSD 6.1 - 2 Comments
The FreeBSD camp continues to develop pkgng, a next-generation binary package manager for the operating system.
19 May 2013 - pkgng - 27 Comments
One day after releasing the feature-rich DragonFlyBSD 3.4, the OpenBSD camp has announced the latest major release of their BSD operating system.
1 May 2013 - OpenBSD 5.3 - 1 Comment
We knew it was coming and now DragonFlyBSD 3.4 has been officially released. DragonFlyBSD 3.4 brings with it a new packaging system, a new USB stack, a new default compiler, performance improvements, and more.
30 April 2013 - DragonFlyBSD 3.4.1 - 14 Comments
The DragonFlyBSD 3.4 release is anticipated for release in mid-April and one of the features to this next BSD operating system update is the formation of DPorts, a derivative of the FreeBSD ports collection.
30 March 2013 - DPorts - 24 Comments
One month after releasing NetBSD 6.1-RC1, the second release candidate to this first feature update for NetBSD 6 is now available.
18 March 2013 - NetBSD 6.1 - 4 Comments
BSDs have struggled with their graphics drivers for years but at least the situation is slowly improving.
18 March 2013 - Intel KMS - 15 Comments
GhostBSD 3.0 is a BSD operating system derived from FreeBSD. What sets this apart from FreeBSD and the KDE-based PC-BSD is that it's shipping with the GNOME 2.x desktop environment. Openbox and LXDE are also available for this BSD OS.
10 March 2013 - GhostBSD 3.0 - 33 Comments
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