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The July issue of BSD Mag has just been announced and is available for download here. This month's editorial theme is OpenBSD and the authors include:
prweb.com: Dru Lavigne currently serves on the Board of Directors for the FreeBSD Foundation and is the current Chair of the BSD Certification Group. As of August 2nd, she will be adding Director of Community Development for the PC-BSD project to her resume.
oreilly.com: This week I am taking FreeBSD 8.0 for a spin. So far, I like it enough that it will probably be my normal desktop environment. It seems to have the right stuff: my PC seems markedly faster.
freebsdnews.net: According to the DesktopBSD website development of this KDE-based and FreeBSD based, user-friendly system will be restarted / continued by a group of developers.
bsdmag.org: A new issue of the BSD Magazine is available as free PDF: Embedded BSD (issue 2010-02)
dedoimedo.com: GNOBSD is an OpenBSD-based operating system with a rather unique feature little seen in the UNIX world - a bootable live DVD with automatic hardware detection, very much akin to Linux distributions.
freebsdnews.net: Ken Smith wrote to the freebsd-stable mailing list that FreeBSD 8.1 is scheduled to be released on 9 July 2010:
freebsdnews.net: Juraj Sipos contacted me earlier this week about a project he has been working on and now available for downloading: MaheshaBSD
itreviews.co.uk: An impressive, mature and polished Linux distribution, that doesn't quite beat Ubuntu for sheer ease of use, but is nonetheless a worthy alternative.
Also: New Features in PC-BSD 8.1
freebsdnews.net: Hans Petter has been working hard recently on webcamd, making Linux webcam drivers work on FreeBSD.
phoronix.com: PC-BSD 8.0 was released last week and we took this opportunity to deliver a fresh set of *BSD benchmarks. In this article we have benchmarks of PC-BSD 8.0 x64 against Kubuntu 9.10 x86_64.
freebsdnews.net: A new issue (free PDF) of BSD Magazine is available now. Highlights include: Build Your Own FreeBSD Update Server, Using OpenBSD and PF as a Virtual Firewall for Windows, and Keeping FreeBSD Applications Up-To-Date.
h-online.com: FreeBSD is the most accessible and popular of the BSDs, has code at the heart of Darwin and Apple's OS X, and has powered some of the more successful sites on the Web, including Hotmail, Netcraft and Yahoo!, which before the rise of Google was the busiest site on the internet.
blogs.techrepublic.com: Vincent Danen walks you through the initial installation of FreeBSD 8.0. The text-based installer can be a challenge, but the OS is solid.
linuxbsdos.com: The first online edition of BSD Magazine, a magazine for BSD users, enthusiasts and communities, has been released. This edition is titled “BSDs as Servers.” Inside you’ll find the following list of articles: