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OpenBSD Made Progress On Their Systemd-Compatible Replacement

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.

7 September 2014 - systemd utils - 27 Comments
DragonFlyBSD Finally Gets Haswell Graphics Support

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.

11 August 2014 - DragonFly-Haswell - 1 Comment
Facebook Is Hiring To Make Linux Networking Better Than FreeBSD

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.

7 August 2014 - Linux vs. FreeBSD Networking - 58 Comments
GhostBSD 4.0 Alpha 3 Finally Surfaces

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.

17 May 2014 - GhostBSD - 6 Comments

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