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  • 2012 - A BSD Year in Retrospective
    OSnews, Julian Djamil
    A retrospective of all the exciting developments in the BSD-family of operating systems in 2012, focusing on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and Dragonfly BSD.

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  • Why Should You Use FreeBSD? Here's Some Reasons
    phoronix, Michael Larabel
    FreeBSD is wondering why are you using FreeBSD. David Chisnall of the FreeBSD project is working on updating their advocacy material regarding this leading *BSD operating system. As such, he asked on the mailing list "Why Are You Using FreeBSD?"

  • Colocation Provider NYI Launches East Coast Mirror for FreeBSD Foundation
    The WHIR, Nicole Henderson
    Colocation provider NYI announced on Friday that it has launched the East Coast mirror for The FreeBSD Foundation. "FreeBSD has been a critical component of everything we do," Phillip Koblence, VP operations, NYI said in a statement. "We look upon this launch as our way of giving back to a community whose open source projects have enabled us to craft customized solutions for our customers from the inside out."

  • FreeBSD and Microsoft Hyper-V Interoperability Expected This Summer
    Redmondmag, Kurt Mackie
    Microsoft and its partnering companies are finalizing a project that will enable FreeBSD interoperability with Windows Server Hyper-V.

  • FreeBSD 10 To Use Clang Compiler, Deprecate GCC
    phoronix, Michael Larabel
    As indicated by the Q1-2012 FreeBSD Status Report, LLVM's Clang compiler is quickly replacing GCC for this popular BSD operating system. The developers are also making much progress in a GNU-free C++11 stack. For FreeBSD 10 they're aiming for Clang as the default C/C++ compiler, deprecate GCC, and to have a BSD-licensed C++ stack.

  • FreeBSD Achieved A Lot In Q1'2012
    phoronix, Michael Larabel
    For the first three months of the 2012 calendar year, the FreeBSD project achieved a lot when it came to advancing their open operating system. Here's some of the interesting highlights from their quarterly status report.

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March 2011

  • PC-BSD 8.2 review
    LinuxBSDos.com, LinuxBSDos.com
    LinuxBSDos.com looks at the installation (especially at the disk encryption features), system configuration and system management (including the installation of third party software packages via PC-BSD's PBI system) of PC-BSD8.2.

February 2011

  • FreeBSD 8.2 expands ZFS support
    Datamation.com, Sean Michael Kerner
    The author looks at the status and the future of ZFS under FreeBSD. The information is based on interviews the website did with FreeBSD developer Josh Paetzel and Matt Olander from iXsystems.

August 2010

  • PC-BSD 8.1 review
    LinuxBSDos.com, LinuxBSDos.com
    LinuxBSDos.com looks at the installation, system configuration and system management (including the installation of third party software packages via PC-BSD's PBI system) of PC-BSD8.1.

February 2010

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