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FreeBSD 10.0 Now In Beta With Faster ZFS LZJB

FreeBSD 10.0 has been in alpha for just one month but announced today is the first beta of the forthcoming FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE.
14 October 2013 - FreeBSD 10.0

DragonFlyBSD Pulls In FreeBSD's AMD Radeon Driver

In late August an open-source AMD Radeon KMS graphics driver was added to FreeBSD after being ported over from the Linux kernel; this new Radeon KMS driver will be a feature of FreeBSD 10.0. DragonFlyBSD developers have now in turn ported the FreeBSD Radeon graphics driver to their BSD distribution.
9 October 2013 - DragonFlyBSD - 2 Comments

FreeBSD Drops BIND, GNU AR From Base System

FreeBSD 10.0 is coming and it's coming on fast. One week after FreeBSD 10.0 Alpha 4 with its heavy changes, the fifth alpha release is now available. Interestingly this release demotes several packages from the FreeBSD base system.
8 October 2013 - FreeBSD 10.0 Alpha 5

PC-BSD 9.2 Is An Exciting Upgrade

One week after the FreeBSD 9.2 release that brought ZFS TRIM and LZ4 compression support, updates to DTrace, and kernel changes, there's now the release of PC-BSD 9.2. This release is quite exciting as besides pulling in the FreeBSD 9.2 packages the desktop-friendly operating system has some new changes of its own.
7 October 2013 - PC-BSD 9.2 - 2 Comments

FreeBSD 9.2 Brings ZFS TRIM, ZFS LZ4, Updated DTrace

After being challenged by days and while FreeBSD 10.0 is up to Alpha 4, the FreeBSD Foundation and its developers released FreeBSD 9.2 today as stable.
30 September 2013 - FreeBSD 9.2 - 3 Comments

FreeBSD 10.0 Alpha 4 Plays With LLDB, Xen PVHVM

While we're still awaiting the release of FreeBSD 9.2, FreeBSD 10.0 is now up to its fourth alpha release.
30 September 2013 - FreeBSD 10 A4 - 8 Comments

GhostBSD 3.5 Supports LXDE, MATE, Openbox & Xfce

With FreeBSD 9.2 being anticipated for release soon, the GhostBSD distro is out with their 3.5 release candidate that's based upon the upstream FreeBSD.
22 September 2013 - GhostBSD 3.5 RC1

FreeBSD 10 Alpha Released

While FreeBSD 9.2 hasn't even been released yet, the first alpha development release of FreeBSD 10.0 is now available.
14 September 2013 - FreeBSD 10 Alpha - 5 Comments

DragonFlyBSD Updates Its DRM Code Against FreeBSD

For those DragonFlyBSD desktop users, in the latest development kernel the DRM graphics driver code was just pulled in sync with FreeBSD.
14 September 2013 - DragonFlyBSD

FreeBSD 9.2 Is Behind Schedule, RC4 Released

The release of FreeBSD 9.2 was supposed to happen by the end of August, but instead we're now up to the fourth release candidate.
13 September 2013 - FreeBSD 9.2 - 3 Comments

FreeBSD Is No Longer Building GCC By Default

As of last week, the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is no longer being compiled by default as part of the FreeBSD base system.
11 September 2013 - FreeBSD GCC Dead - 46 Comments

FreeBSD Issues Its Final 9.2 Release Candidate

The release of FreeBSD 9.2 is running a few days behind schedule, but released on Monday was 9.2-RC3, which is expected to be the final release candidate for this next FreeBSD update before being officially tagged.
27 August 2013 - FreeBSD 9.2

AMD Radeon Driver Support To Land In FreeBSD 10.0

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

FreeBSD 9.2-RC2 Carries Some Regression Fixes

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

JabirOS: A Former Ubuntu OS Turned FreeBSD

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

FreeBSD 9.2 Release Candidate Is Out & On Time

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

FreeBSD 9.2 Beta Released

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

Interesting Features For FreeBSD 10

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

Mesa Improves Support For OpenBSD

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

FreeBSD Made Much Progress These Past Few Months

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

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