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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

FreeBSD 9.2 Planned For Release At End Of August

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 Betters The FreeBSD Desktop

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

FreeBSD Radeon Support Might Be Good In Mesa 9.2

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 Is Here For GNOME2 On FreeBSD

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

NetBSD 6.1 Brings In More Features

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

FreeBSD Still Working On Next-Gen Package Manager

The FreeBSD camp continues to develop pkgng, a next-generation binary package manager for the operating system.
19 May 2013 - pkgng - 27 Comments

OpenBSD 5.3 Improves Hardware Support

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

DragonFlyBSD 3.4 Has New Packaging System, USB, Compiler

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

DragonFlyBSD 3.4 Coming Soon, Focuses On DPorts

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

NetBSD 6.1 Moves Close To Release

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

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