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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…

Google discontinues specialised Linux and BSD search pages

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h-online.com: Google has discontinued its specialised Linux and BSD search pages. Users are instead now redirected to google.com/webhp, a standard search page.

Open source identity: FreeNAS 8's Josh Paetzel

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computerworld.com.au: FreeNAS is an open source operating system based on FreeBSD and, as its name implies, designed for networked storage. The project recently celebrated the release of FreeNAS 8, which racked up some 43,000 downloads in the first 48 hours after its release.

BSD Mag June 2011 Issue: NanoBSD and Alix Released

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The June issue of BSD Magazine is online and ready to go. Highlights include: Introduction to OpenSSL, Success story: OpenBSD as an Enterprise Desktop, and Installing FreeBSD with PC-SYSINSTALL.

FreeSBIE: Is Devil Live or Dead?

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linuxblog.darkduck.com: First impression from FreeSBIE was not so nice. It took extremely long time to boot. Though, that might be my own fault - my CD-RW is in far from ideal condition.

Did You Know You Can Try BSD With VirtualBSD?

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all-things-linux.blogspot: VirtualBSD 8.1 was released on or around 4/01/2011 and it basically gives you a pre-defined FreeBSD 8.1 installation with Xfce 4.6 and a range of applications in a virtual machine.

REVIEW: GhostBSD 2.0 (LiveCD)

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openbytes.wordpress: I would expect it’s a welcome release for established GhostBSD users but new users may find that it’s neither polished or packaged as fully as they would like.

Review: GhostBSD 2.0

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Recently, GhostBSD 2.0 was released. What is GhostBSD? It's a FreeBSD distribution that uses GNOME as its sole DE and aims to make FreeBSD more user-friendly, similar to what Ubuntu has done to Debian.

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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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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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.

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