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GhostBSD 2.5 review

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linuxbsdos.com: GhostBSD is a desktop distribution based on FreeBSD. It comes as an installable Live DVD image and is developed by Eric Turgeon and Nahuel Sanchez. The latest edition, GhostBSD 2.5, based on FreeBSD 9.

FreeBSD and PC-BSD installers in pictures

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zdnet.co.uk: In January, FreeBSD hit its 9.0 release, and PC-BSD followed soon after with its FreeBSD-based 9.0 release.

GhostBSD 2.5 - Now with an Easy Graphic Installer

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ostatic.com: GhostBSD 2.5 was released a few days ago and the headline on ghostbsd.com reads "Now with an Easy and Secure Graphic Installer." GhostBSD is obviously a free BSD (and not coincidently, a FreeBSD derivative), but it aims to be a user-friendly free BSD and to improve the GNOME experience on FreeBSD.

PC-BSD 9 Review

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gnuman.com: PC-BSD 9 is a BSD distribution that is based on the latest version of FreeBSD 9 and uses KDE 4.7.3 desktop environment as it’s default desktop.

PC-BSD 9.0 released

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FreeBSD 9.0 Arrives w/ DTrace, Clang, ZFS Updates

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phoronix.com: After multiple delays spanning several months, FreeBSD 9.0 is being officially released today. While it comes late, at least there's many significant improvements.

GhostBSD 2.5: A GNOME-ified FreeBSD 9.0

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phoronix.com: If you want to try out FreeBSD 9.0 this holiday but are not turned on by the actual FreeBSD 9.0 install and setup process, nor find the KDE desktop of PC-BSD 9.0 enjoyable, you may want to try out GhostBSD 2.5.

Why aren't you using FreeBSD?

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infoworld.com: Here I sit, watching a freshly installed FreeBSD box run through cvsup on all ports, to be closely followed by a new kernel compilation. As the output flies by in the xterm, I find myself wondering why I don't run into more FreeBSD in the world.

OpenBSD 5.0 reveals MAD-themed release

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theregister.co.uk: The OpenBSD Foundation has released version 5.0 of the popular operating system and has made it available for download – or for purchase via CD if you want the bonus party pack.

The KNOS Project demo review

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dedoimedo.com: BSD-based operating systems are considered very secure. More so than Linux, in fact. KNOS is designed to be a secure, live-use only operating system, which should help users avoid any security breach from now till the end of time. The concept is sound, but what about the actual software? Let's find out.

Taking PC-BSD 9.0 BETA for a spin

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linuxcareer.com: PC-BSD is a FreeBSD derivative started in 2005 by Kris Moore with the purpose of offering an easy-to-use experience to anyone trying FreeBSD.

PC-BSD 9.0 on its Way

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ostatic.com: PC-BSD is the Ubuntu of the free BSD world. It features an easy install (similar to Anaconda), with a nice default system, and usually gives no reason to fiddle under the bonnet. Version 9.0 is currently in development and Beta 2 was recently released.

FreeBSD: A Faster Platform For Linux Gaming Than Linux?

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phoronix.com: FreeBSD provides a Linux binary compatibility layer that allows 32-bit Linux binaries to be natively executed on this BSD operating system. Linux binary compatibility on FreeBSD allows Linux-only applications to be executed in a near seamless manner, even for games.

Debian GNU/kFreeBSD on production

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robertmh.wordpress: Yesterday I begun using Debian GNU/kFreeBSD “squeeze” in thorin, my main workstation.

Recent improvements with Debian GNU/kFreeBSD

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robertmh.wordpress: Debian GNU/kFreeBSD was first released with Squeeze in last february. But it has seen many noteworthy improvements since then. Here are some:

PC-BSD Goes Into 9.0 Beta With New Features

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phoronix.com: Following the news yesterday that FreeBSD 9.0 Beta 1 is now available, the PC-BSD crew has spun their first 9.0 beta release.

FreeBSD 9.0 Goes Into Beta

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phoronix.com: It seems that finally hitting the FTP mirrors are the ISO images for the first FreeBSD 9.0 beta. This is the first dramatic update to the FreeBSD operating system in nearly two years since the FreeBSD 8.0 release.

5 Best Linux/BSD Firewall Distributions

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junauza.com: If you’re having a small computer network at home or a huge office with hundreds of desktops, cyber security is something you can never compromise on. One thing that is a quintessential part of security is something we call a firewall.

VirtualBSD review - Sneak a peak at FreeBSD

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dedoimedo.com: FreeBSD is a UNIX-like operating system, designed to be super stable and super secure. As such, it is probably not the simplest one to tame and run on a daily basis. BSD developers realize this. So they released VirtualBSD.

FreeNAS 8 review

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linuxuser.co.uk: FreeNAS is a popular FreeBSD-based operating system for network-attached storage (NAS). Thanks to the easy-to-use web interface, you don’t have to know anything about the FreeBSD base under the hood to share your files…

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