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FreeBSD vs. Linux Scaling Up To 128 Threads With The...   Operating Systems   20 Feb 2020
Intel Still Has The Upperhand On BSD Support - Core i9...   Operating Systems   21 Dec 2019
FreeBSD 12.1 Runs Refreshingly Well With AMD Ryzen...   Operating Systems   02 Dec 2019
FreeBSD 12 & DragonFlyBSD 5.6 Running Well On The...   Operating Systems   18 Sep 2019
FreeBSD 12 Runs Refreshingly Easy On AMD Ryzen 9 3900X...   Operating Systems   14 Jul 2019
DragonFlyBSD's Kernel Optimizations Are Paying Off - 3...   Operating Systems   31 May 2019
FreeBSD ZFS vs. ZoL Performance, Ubuntu ZFS On Linux...   Storage   24 Apr 2019
A Look At The Intel Cascade Lake Performance For...   Operating Systems   22 Apr 2019
Running FreeBSD 12.0 With Intel Xeon Scalable Cascade...   Operating Systems   10 Apr 2019
ASRock Rack EPYCD8-2T Makes For A Great Linux/BSD EPYC...   Motherboards   28 Feb 2019
FreeBSD ZFS vs. TrueOS ZoF vs. DragonFlyBSD HAMMER2...   Storage   26 Jan 2019
Windows Server 2019 vs. Linux vs. FreeBSD Gigabit...   Operating Systems   25 Jan 2019
Out-Of-The-Box 10GbE Network Benchmarks On Nine Linux...   Operating Systems   22 Jan 2019
FreeBSD 12.0 vs. DragonFlyBSD 5.4 vs. TrueOS 18.12 vs....   Operating Systems   10 Jan 2019
FreeBSD 12.0 Performance Against Windows & Linux...   Operating Systems   31 Dec 2018
Windows Server 2019 Performance Benchmarked Against...   Operating Systems   27 Dec 2018
Windows Server 2019 vs. Linux vs. FreeBSD Performance...   Operating Systems   24 Dec 2018
FreeBSD ZFS vs. Linux EXT4/Btrfs RAID With Twenty SSDs   Storage   14 Dec 2018
FreeBSD 12 Is Running Great On The Dell PowerEdge...   Operating Systems   08 Dec 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.4 & FreeBSD 12.0 Performance...   Operating Systems   05 Dec 2018
Trying DragonFlyBSD & FreeBSD On The Intel Core i9...   Operating Systems   14 Nov 2018
Initial Benchmarks Of OpenBSD 6.4, DragonFlyBSD 5.3,...   Operating Systems   02 Nov 2018
FreeBSD & DragonFlyBSD Put Up A Strong Fight On...   Operating Systems   23 Aug 2018
Fresh Docker Linux Benchmarks For Summer 2018   Operating Systems   20 Jul 2018
Dell XPS 13: Windows 10 vs. Linux Distribution...   Operating Systems   17 Jul 2018
Windows Server 2016 vs. FreeBSD 11.2 vs. 8 Linux...   Operating Systems   13 Jul 2018
TrueOS, FreeBSD, OpenBSD & DragonFlyBSD Against...   Operating Systems   04 Jun 2018
DragonFlyBSD 5.2, TrueOS 18.03, FreeBSD 11.1, Ubuntu...   Operating Systems   21 Apr 2018
Running FreeBSD 12, TrueOS On AMD EPYC   Operating Systems   06 Dec 2017
AMD EPYC 7601 + TYAN Transport SX TN70A-B8026 Arrives...   Computers   08 Sep 2017
Trying Out FreeBSD/TrueOS On The Xeon Scalable + Tyan...   Operating Systems   06 Sep 2017
Kicking Off April With An Eight-Way BSD/Linux...   Operating Systems   03 Apr 2017
Linux Distributions vs. BSDs With netperf & iperf3...   Software   07 Dec 2016
FreeBSD 11.0 Comes Up Short In Ubuntu 16.04 vs. macOS...   Operating Systems   29 Sep 2016
TrueOS vs. DragonFlyBSD vs. GhostBSD vs. FreeBSD vs....   Operating Systems   10 Sep 2016
Trying Out Eight BSDs On A Modern PC: Some Are Smooth,...   Operating Systems   08 Sep 2016
LLVM Clang vs. GCC Compiler Benchmarks On FreeBSD 11.0   Software   27 Aug 2016
Early Benchmarks Of FreeBSD 11.0 vs. DragonFlyBSD 4.6...   Operating Systems   14 Aug 2016
FreeBSD/PC-BSD 10.3 vs. Linux Benchmarks   Operating Systems   08 Apr 2016
How Three BSD Operating Systems Compare To Ten Linux...   Operating Systems   15 Jan 2016
FreeBSD/PC-BSD 10.2 vs. Ubuntu 15.04/15.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   12 Oct 2015
Debian 8.0 Jessie Testing Against Updated Ubuntu Linux   Operating Systems   21 Jun 2014
Debian Testing: FreeBSD 10.0 vs. Linux 3.14 Kernels   Operating Systems   16 Jun 2014
Preview: Running The GNU/kFreeBSD Version Of Debian...   Operating Systems   06 Jun 2014
PC-BSD 10.0 vs. PC-BSD 9.2 vs. Ubuntu 13.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   23 Feb 2014
FreeBSD 10.0 Kernel Comes To Debian   Operating Systems   16 Dec 2013
AMD Gallium3D & Catalyst Drivers Compete Against...   Display Drivers   02 Aug 2013
FreeBSD Can Compete With Ubuntu Linux, Windows 8   Operating Systems   31 Jul 2013
11-Way Linux, BSD Platform Comparison   Operating Systems   11 Jun 2013
FreeBSD 9.1: LLVM/Clang Battling GCC   Operating Systems   07 Feb 2013
FreeBSD/PC-BSD 9.1 Benchmarked Against Linux, Solaris,...   Operating Systems   19 Dec 2012
Debian Linux vs. Debian kFreeBSD With Squeeze &...   Operating Systems   12 Dec 2012
Solaris 11 Struggles Against Linux Distributions   Operating Systems   13 Jul 2012
Debian: Squeeze vs. Wheezy On Linux And kFreeBSD   Operating Systems   11 Jul 2012
Debian Wheezy GNU/kFreeBSD: Slower Than Linux   Operating Systems   25 Jun 2012
TitaniumGL: A Faster Multi-Platform Graphics Driver...   Display Drivers   09 Mar 2012
Debian: kFreeBSD 9.0 Kernel Competing Against Linux...   Operating Systems   05 Mar 2012
GhostBSD 2.5: A GNOME-ified FreeBSD 9.0   Operating Systems   23 Dec 2011
Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris i7-3960X Scaling Performance   Processors   19 Dec 2011
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD Gets Ready For FreeBSD 9.0   Operating Systems   09 Dec 2011
First Look: FreeBSD 9.0 On Intel Sandy Bridge   Operating Systems   18 Nov 2011
FreeBSD: A Faster Platform For Linux Gaming Than...   Operating Systems   07 Sep 2011
Linux 2.6.38 Kernel Multi-Core Scaling   Software   06 Mar 2011
Multi-Core, Multi-OS Scaling Performance   Operating Systems   21 Feb 2011
Can DragonFly's HAMMER Compete With Btrfs, ZFS?   Software   07 Jan 2011
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD Benchmarks With Its New Kernel   Operating Systems   18 Oct 2010
Using Disk Compression With Btrfs To Enhance...   Software   28 Aug 2010
Native ZFS Is Coming To Linux Next Month   Software   27 Aug 2010
Apple's Enhanced OpenGL Stack Versus Linux   Operating Systems   25 Aug 2010
Btrfs, EXT4 & ZFS On A Solid-State Drive   Storage   09 Aug 2010
Benchmarking ZFS On FreeBSD vs. EXT4 & Btrfs On...   Software   27 Jul 2010
Running ZFS With CAM-based ATA On FreeBSD 8.1   Software   26 Jul 2010
Which Is Faster: Debian Linux or FreeBSD?   Operating Systems   23 Jul 2010
Benchmarks Of FreeBSD 8.1 RC2   Operating Systems   08 Jul 2010
Towards A Real Business Model For Open-Source Software   Software   29 Apr 2010
PC-BSD 8.0 vs. Kubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   05 Mar 2010
PC-BSD 8.0 Released For A Polished, Friendlier FreeBSD...   Operating Systems   23 Feb 2010
Fedora, Debian, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris...   Operating Systems   25 Jan 2010
Benchmarking Debian's GNU/kFreeBSD   Operating Systems   18 Jan 2010
FreeBSD 8.0 Benchmarked Against Linux, OpenSolaris   Operating Systems   30 Nov 2009
Mac OS X 10.6.2 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   18 Nov 2009
NVIDIA Developer Talks Openly About Linux Support   Display Drivers   20 Oct 2009
FreeBSD 8.0 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   28 Sep 2009
PC-BSD 7.1 vs. Kubuntu 9.04 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   20 Apr 2009
Nouveau Companion 43   Display Drivers   19 Mar 2009
Phoronix Test Suite 1.6 Brings New Benchmarking...   Software   20 Jan 2009
Ubuntu vs. OpenSolaris vs. FreeBSD Benchmarks   Operating Systems   24 Nov 2008
NVIDIA VDPAU Benchmarks   Display Drivers   14 Nov 2008
NVIDIA Delivers Beta OpenGL 3.0 Linux Driver   Display Drivers   24 Oct 2008
Phoronix Test Suite Brings Benchmarking To Mac OS X   Software   06 Oct 2008
NVIDIA 169.12 Linux Display Driver   Display Drivers   26 Feb 2008
Egosoft's X3: Reunion For Linux   Linux Gaming   10 Nov 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 8: Linux vs. Windows   Graphics Cards   18 Jul 2007
NVIDIA 100.14.11 Display Driver   Display Drivers   21 Jun 2007
NVIDIA 100.14.03 Display Driver   Graphics Cards   21 Apr 2007
NVIDIA 1.0-9XXX / 2.0-XXXX Details   Display Drivers   18 Feb 2007
NVIDIA 1.0-9625 Display Driver   Display Drivers   22 Sep 2006
NVIDIA 1.0-8XXX Driver Round-Up   Display Drivers   28 May 2006

FreeBSD Linux News

Google Announces The 200 Open-Source Projects For GSoC...   Google   22 Feb 2020
DragonFlyBSD 5.8-RC1 Is Ready With Many Changes From...   BSD   15 Feb 2020
Hikari Is A FreeBSD-Focused X11 Window Manager +...   BSD   03 Feb 2020
Qt-Powered Lumina Desktop 1.6 Released For BSD/Linux...   BSD   02 Feb 2020
FreeNAS 11.3 Released With A Plethora Of Improvements   BSD   30 Jan 2020
FreeBSD Had A Very Busy End Of Year 2019 With Numerous...   BSD   27 Jan 2020
OPNsense 20.1-RC1 Released For Popular BSD-Based...   BSD   25 Jan 2020
GhostBSD 20.01 Released For FreeBSD 12.1 + MATE 1.22.2...   BSD   22 Jan 2020
Git 2.25 Released As Its First Update Of 2020   Programming   13 Jan 2020
Project Trident Reaches Beta For Its ZFS-Based Void...   Operating Systems   12 Jan 2020
Happy New Year + A Look Back At The Most Popular Linux...   Phoronix   31 Dec 2019
X.Org Saw A Lot Of Work In The 2010s Even With Wayland...   X.Org   28 Dec 2019
Debian's Excitement In The 2010s From Big Releases To...   Operating Systems   27 Dec 2019
The Hurd Microkernel Still Isn't Ready But GNU Had A...   GNU   25 Dec 2019
LLVM Began Its Dominance Of The Compiler Landscape...   LLVM   25 Dec 2019
FreeBSD Along With The Other BSDs Had A Pretty Good...   BSD   25 Dec 2019
Ten Years Past GNOME's 10x10 Goal, The Linux Desktop...   GNOME   14 Dec 2019
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews / Benchmarks...   Phoronix   12 Dec 2019
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of This...   Phoronix   11 Dec 2019
NomadBSD 1.3 Released To Offer A Pleasant FreeBSD 12.1...   BSD   11 Dec 2019
Ice Lake, Threadripper, New CPU Vulnerabilities +...   Phoronix   30 Nov 2019
FreeBSD Foundation Buying Newer Laptops To Help...   BSD   26 Nov 2019
OpenZFS Developer Summit 2019 Videos + Slides For The...   Linux Events   10 Nov 2019
OpenZFS 2.0 Out In 2020 With Unified Linux/FreeBSD...   Linux Storage   09 Nov 2019
Project Trident Offers Initial Images Of Itself Reborn...   Operating Systems   08 Nov 2019
The FreeBSD Migration To OpenZFS Is Still Looking To...   BSD   08 Nov 2019
GPU Passthrough For FreeBSD's Bhyve Can Work But Is...   BSD   06 Nov 2019
FuryBSD Is A New Attempt At A Desktop Focused BSD   BSD   05 Nov 2019
Netflix Is An Example Of A Great Open-Source Corporate...   BSD   05 Nov 2019
Netflix Optimized FreeBSD's Network Stack More Than...   BSD   04 Nov 2019
FreeBSD 12.1 Released With LLD Linker On i386 By...   BSD   04 Nov 2019
MidnightBSD 1.2 Brings Package Updates, Security/Bug...   BSD   01 Nov 2019
FreeBSD Lands Important ZFS Performance Fix For Some...   BSD   31 Oct 2019
Landlock Revved An 11th Time For Unprivileged Yet...   Linux Security   30 Oct 2019
GhostBSD 19.10 Released With Installation / UEFI...   BSD   27 Oct 2019
FreeBSD 12.1-RC2 Has Update For UEFI 2.7A, Various Bug...   BSD   19 Oct 2019
GhostBSD Reaffirms To Being TrueOS+BSD Desktop OS With...   BSD   17 Oct 2019
Project Trident Switching From TrueOS/FreeBSD...   Operating Systems   15 Oct 2019
FreeBSD 12.1 Is Near With Libomp Finally In Base, LLD...   BSD   12 Oct 2019
BeOS-Inspired Haiku Making Progress On ARM, Various...   Operating Systems   08 Oct 2019
Homura Is A Windows Game Launcher For FreeBSD -...   BSD   22 Sep 2019
FreeBSD 12.1 Beta Released With Security Fixes, Pulls...   BSD   21 Sep 2019
OpenZFS Could Soon See Much Better Deduplication...   Linux Storage   20 Sep 2019
GhostBSD 19.09 Provides A Good BSD Desktop Built Off...   BSD   17 Sep 2019
FreeBSD In Q2'2019 Saw Updated Graphics Drivers,...   BSD   25 Aug 2019
FreeBSD's Executive Director Calls For Linux + BSD...   BSD   24 Aug 2019
DragonFlyBSD Developing DSynth As Synth Rewrite For...   BSD   20 Aug 2019
FreeBSD 13 Is Preparing To Finally Retire GCC 4.2   BSD   14 Aug 2019
A Script Making It Easier Turning A FreeBSD Install...   BSD   14 Aug 2019
NVIDIA 435.17 Linux Beta Driver Adds Vulkan + OpenGL...   NVIDIA   13 Aug 2019
Summing Up The AMD EPYC 7742 2P Performance In One...   AMD   08 Aug 2019
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2019
OPNsense 19.7 Released With Remote Logging, Firewall...   BSD   17 Jul 2019
ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO Testing On Ubuntu 18.04...   AMD   15 Jul 2019
FreeBSD 11.3 Officially Released With Random...   BSD   09 Jul 2019
FreeBSD's Release Engineering Lead Departs The...   BSD   24 Jun 2019
OpenBSD Adds Initial User-Space Support For Vulkan   Vulkan   22 Jun 2019
Netflix Uncovers TCP Bugs Within The Linux &...   Linux Security   18 Jun 2019
FreeBSD 11.3 Release Candidate Brings Different Fixes   BSD   15 Jun 2019
DragonFlyBSD Now Defaulting To HAMMER2 File-System By...   BSD   11 Jun 2019
Waffle 1.6 Released As Library Allowing GL / Windowing...   Mesa   10 Jun 2019
Haiku Continues Seeing A Lot Of Driver Fixes, New...   Operating Systems   08 Jun 2019
FreeBSD 11.3 Beta 3 Arrives With Various Fixes,...   BSD   08 Jun 2019
FreeBSD Had A Very Busy Q1-2019 As It Approaches Its...   BSD   04 Jun 2019
FreeBSD 11.3 Beta 2 Brings Virtualization Updates,...   BSD   01 Jun 2019
WireGuard Sees New Snapshot With Windows, Linux &...   Linux Networking   31 May 2019
FreeBSD 11.3 Enters Beta Ahead Of July Release   BSD   25 May 2019
The Open-Source / Linux Highlights From OSTS 2019   Linux Events   18 May 2019
Intel Has Been Recently Ramping Up Their FreeBSD...   Intel   16 May 2019
The BSDs Get Promptly Mitigated For The MDS...   BSD   15 May 2019
GDB 8.3 Debugger Brings RISC-V, Terminal Styling, C++...   GNU   11 May 2019
GeForce GTX 1650 Support Backported To Stable Linux...   NVIDIA   07 May 2019
There Are A Ton Of Interesting GSoC Projects This...   Google   06 May 2019
DragonFlyBSD Updates Its Radeon/TTM Driver Code...   BSD   04 May 2019
OpenZFS / ZFS On Linux Is Introducing A Code of...   Linux Storage   30 Apr 2019
FreeBSD "Package Base" Is Now Ready For...   BSD   29 Apr 2019
FreeBSD Is Looking For Your Feedback To Guide Its...   BSD   27 Apr 2019
DragonFlyBSD 5.4.2 Rolls Out With Two Dozen Fixes   BSD   22 Apr 2019
FreeBSD Images Reworked With ZFS On Linux Code Up For...   BSD   19 Apr 2019
GhostBSD 19.04 Release Switches To LightDM, Based On...   BSD   13 Apr 2019
New WireGuard Snapshot Offers FreeBSD Fixes, Other...   Linux Networking   07 Apr 2019
DragonFlyBSD Receives Initial FUSE Port For...   BSD   31 Mar 2019
Haiku's USB 3.0+ Support Is Finally In Great Shape   Operating Systems   10 Mar 2019
Trinity Desktop R14.0.6 Being Prepared To Let KDE 3...   Desktop   02 Mar 2019
WireGuard VPN Tunnel Software Publishes New Snapshot...   Linux Networking   28 Feb 2019
GNU Debugger GDB 8.3 Is On Approach With Many...   GNU   27 Feb 2019
NVIDIA 390.116 Legacy & 410.104 Long-Lived Linux...   NVIDIA   22 Feb 2019
ZFS Boot Environments Are Helping To Improve The...   BSD   08 Feb 2019
Desktop-Friendly MidnightBSD 1.1 Released   BSD   04 Feb 2019
NetBSD 9.0 Will Have Performance & Security...   BSD   04 Feb 2019
GNU Hurd Can Build Around 75% Of The Debian Packages,...   GNU   03 Feb 2019
Netflix Continues Experiencing Great Performance In...   BSD   02 Feb 2019
Haiku OS Ports More Networking Drivers From FreeBSD,...   Operating Systems   02 Feb 2019
Linux 5.0, RTX 2060, ZoL & Other Topics Dominating...   Phoronix   01 Feb 2019
OPNsense 19.1 Released: BSD-Based Firewall /...   BSD   31 Jan 2019
Phoronix Test Suite 8.6 M3 Released With More...   Phoronix Test Suite   28 Jan 2019
Fresh Linux vs. BSD CPU/System Benchmark Results...   BSD   27 Jan 2019
OPNsense 19.1-RC1 Released With Many Improvements To...   BSD   21 Jan 2019
Wayland Support On The BSDs Continuing To Improve   BSD   21 Jan 2019
ZFS On Linux Landing Workaround For Linux 5.0 Kernel...   Linux Kernel   17 Jan 2019