Released this past week was the first beta of FreeBSD 10.1. If you haven't yet had time to explore this development release, there's a lot of improvements over FreeBSD 10.0.
The first beta release of FreeBSD 10.1 is now available ahead of its planned official debut by the end of October.
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.
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.
HardenedBSD is the latest BSD distribution writing into Phoronix to share its work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Besides FreeBSD 9.3 now being out, so is the latest beta for the upcoming GhostBSD 4.0 release.
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.
OpenBSD developers have announced their first release of LibreSSL portable.
The last planned release candidate for FreeBSD 9.3 was made available on Sunday.
GhostBSD 4.0 continues moving along as the FreeBSD operating system focused around the MATE Desktop Environment.
The latest PC-BSD quarterly update is out for the popular desktop-focused version of FreeBSD.
The first release candidate to FreeBSD 9.3 is now available.
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.
The first point release to the recent DragonFlyBSD 3.8 operating system update is now available.
The third beta of FreeBSD 9.3 is now available.
One week after FreeBSD 9.3 went into beta, the second beta update is now available.
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.
For those sticking to FreeBSD 9 over FreeBSD 10, the 9.3 release is approaching for this popular BSD operating system and it's now in beta.
The plan is to release DragonFlyBSD 3.8 in early June.
Bob Beck of the OpenBSD project has provided a status update on the first 30 days of the LibreSSL project that's a fork of OpenSSL following the notorious heartbleed bug.
It's been almost two months since the release of GhostBSD 4.0 Alpha 2 but out this weekend is finally the third alpha of the desktop-focused FreeBSD-based operating system.
JabirOS is the rather peculiar operating system that started out as an Ubuntu-based distribution and turned to base itself on FreeBSD. After basing itself on FreeBSD, the latest hop for this seldom heard of distribution is to claim it "isn’t a FreeBSD distribution anymore" but an independent fork.
In the fallout from the OpenSSL heartbleed bug, OpenBSD developers forked OpenSSL into LibreSSL. Initially the only supported platform for LibreSSL was OpenBSD, but the BSD developers are pushing harder now for platform portability.
OpenBSD 5.5 has been released! OpenBSD 5.5 is now Year 2038 compliant for all platforms by making time_t 64-bit, there's new hardware support, and other changes.
The PC-BSD project is developing its own desktop environment from scratch! The ultimate plan is for Lumina to become a full-featured, open-source desktop environment that may ultimately replace KDE as its default desktop environment.
Following the fallout from the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug, OpenBSD developers have decided to fork the OpenSSL code-base to create LibreSSL.
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