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Linux distributor security list destroyed after hacker compromise

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zdnet.com: Hackers have compromised a private e-mail list used by Linux and BSD distributors to share information on embargoed security vulnerabilities and used a backdoor to sniff e-mail traffic, according to the moderator of the list.

PC-BSD 8.2 review

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linuxbsdos.com: PC-BSD is a desktop distribution based on FreeBSD. The latest stable release, PC-BSD 8.2, was made available for public download last month. This article presents a review of this latest release.

BSD Magazine 2011/02 Released

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bsdmag.org: Highlights include: ZFS and FreeBSD, Network transparent rate limitation with ipfw, Building an iSCSI storage with BSD, How to setup a USB Memory stick for installing a pfSense SoHo Firewall/Router, and Mutt On OS X.

Free time experiments: GhostBSD, Zorin OS4, Mandriva 2011 TP

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Motivated by the post on BSD that yunani deniz, my Italian friend and "un appassionato di sistemi linux" wrote, I decided to try BSD. My main problem with OSs of the BSD family is, yes, you guessed it, text installation. Luckily, I stumbled upon GhostBSD, a BSD OS that comes in a Live CD.

FreeBSD or Debian Linux? FreeBSD or Linux?

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BSD

freebsdnews.net: This is an often asked question in newsgroups and forums, isn’t it? The reason for this, is that there is no easy answer. If a straight forward answer could be given, the solution could have been put on Wikipedia. The fact is, that it is not a yes-or-no-answer question.

Popular Free *BSDs in Full Development

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linuxjournal.com: Three well-known BSD clones are in their latest developmental cycles and have recently released test versions. FreeBSD is closing in on version 7.4 with a RC2, GhostBSD just released their 2.0 Beta 2, and PC-BSD 8.2 has seen its second release candidate as well.

Backdoors in OpenBSD? Reply hazy, try again

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BSD

itworld.com: The fallout from last month's allegations that the Federal Bureau of Investigations attempted to deploy backdoors in the OpenBSD operating system are continuing to echo through developer circles, as more potential clues are unearthed.

PC-BSD development in 2011

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freebsdnews.net: I’ve contacted the lead developers of different FreeBSD based projects and asked them about their development plans and ideas for 2011. Let’s start with PC-BSD today.

Can DragonFlyBSD's HAMMER Compete With Btrfs, ZFS?

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BSD

phoronix.com: When it comes to the FreeBSD and PC-BSD operating systems, ZFS is looked upon as the superior, next-generation option that is available to BSD users. However, with the DragonFlyBSD operating system there is another option: HAMMER.

Kylin, a Chinese FreeBSD based, secure O/S

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freebsdnews.net: The Kylin operating system is a server operating system focusing on high performance, availability and security. Its initial developement was funded by a Chinese government-sponsored Research and Development (R&D) program in 2002. The first public version of Kylin was released in 2007.

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