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What's Exciting About FreeBSD 9.1: Intel KMS

While FreeBSD 9.1 is running behind schedule, one of the exciting additions to this forthcoming BSD operating system is finally debuting Intel kernel mode-setting on FreeBSD support.

18 November 2012 - FreeBSD 9.1 - 2 Comments
NetBSD 5.2 Release Is On Approach

NetBSD 6.0 was released last month with better multi-core/SMP support, the experimental CHFS file-system for flash devices, and other worthwhile enhancements. However, for those not yet ready to jump from NetBSD 5.x to NetBSD 6.0, there is a NetBSD 5.2 release on approach.

16 November 2012 - NetBSD - Add A Comment
NetBSD 6.0 Released Bringing Major Changes

NetBSD 6.0 was officially released today as the fourteenth major release of the BSD operating system. NetBSD 6.0 brings better multi-core SMP support, new drivers, and more.

17 October 2012 - NetBSD 6.0 - 6 Comments
An Easy Way To Try Out FreeBSD 10

If you have been wanting to try out the FreeBSD 10-CURRENT operating system that's presently under development, there's now an easier way.

6 October 2012 - FreeBSD 10 - 2 Comments
Clang'ed FreeBSD: Builds Quicker, Uses Way Less RAM

A FreeBSD developer has carried out a series of performance tests to explore the impact that LLVM/Clang as the default FreeBSD compiler has on FreeBSD 10 in its current form. The Clang compiler performance was compared to GCC 4.2.1 and GCC 4.7.1. Clang mostly comes out ahead of GCC on FreeBSD.

5 September 2012 - Clang Benchmarks - 26 Comments
Apple's Dominative LLVM, Clang Statistics

After sharing GCC development statistics yesterday for this Free Software Foundation code compiler that's amassed to over seven million lines of code in 25 years, here are some development stats surrounding LLVM and the Clang C/C++ compiler.

15 August 2012 - LLVM/Clang - 8 Comments
DragonflyBSD 3.0 vs. Debian GNU/kFreeBSD Wheezy

Continuing from the theme of the tests a few days back benchmarking Wheezy: Debian GNU/kFreeBSD vs. Debian GNU/Linux, here are some new numbers. Here's some brief numbers concerning Debian GNU/kFreeBSD versus DragonflyBSD 3.0.2.

28 June 2012 - Results - 7 Comments
Netflix Open Connect Network: FreeBSD, Not Linux

This week Netflix announced their Open Connect Network as their own open CDN (Content Distribution Network), but rather than using Linux as the base for this open-source platform, they decided to use FreeBSD.

6 June 2012 - Netflix - 50 Comments
NetBSD: Will It Stand As A Light Desktop?

Back in 2009 there was the announcement that there was going to be a new project out of the NetBSD camp aiming for am x86 NetBSD desktop system that would be fairly easy to use. It's been over three years and there hasn't been much work on the NetBSD desktop front, but now there comes word of a new NetBSD "light desktop" effort inspired by the LXDE Ubuntu derivative.

3 June 2012 - NetBSD Light - 13 Comments
Reasons Why You Should Not Use FreeBSD

After a few days ago sharing a list of why you should use FreeBSD as said by FreeBSD developers and community members who use the BSD operating system, here's a list of reasons for why not to use FreeBSD or missing functionality.

2 June 2012 - A List - 89 Comments
Libc++ Has Landed

The LLVM-spawned libc++ standard C++ library has now landed within FreeBSD.

24 May 2012 - LLVM libc++ - 1 Comment

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