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NetBSD turns 20 years old

http://www.netbsd.org

NetBSD has turned 20 years old, based on the initial CVS commit dated from March 1993. Congratulations and wishing many more year to come.

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GNOME 3: From an end user’s perspective

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Released just a few days ago, GNOME 3 is the latest major version of the GNOME desktop environment. If you are currently running a GNOME-based Linux or BSD distribution, you are probably using version 2.30 or 2.32, but that should change in the upcoming release cycle when many of the distributions will be shipping with GNOME 3 as the default.

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Software Licensing - Don't Complain If You Don't Like The License

http://madhatter.ca

Article about software licensing, and the right of the programmer and user to choose.

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Alleged FBI backdoor in OpenBSD's IPSEC Stack

http://bsd.slashdot.org

Theo de Raadt has made public an email sent to him by Gregory Perry, who worked on the OpenBSD crypto framework a decade ago. The claim is that the FBI paid contractors to insert backdoors into OpenBSD's IPSEC stack. Mr. Perry is coming forward now that his non-disclosure agreement with the FBI has expired.

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10 differences between Linux and BSD

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Despite a common tendency to gloss over the differences, Linux and BSD have a number of characteristics that set them apart from one another. Jack Wallen points out several important distinctions.

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PC-BSD 8.1 released, running FreeBSD 8.1, and KDE 4.4.5

http://www.pcbsd.org

PC-BSD is a free, open-source operating system based on rock-solid FreeBSD. The PC-BSD Team is pleased to announce the availability of PC-BSD 8.1 (Hubble Edition), running FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE, and KDE 4.4.5. Also brings: numerous fixes to the installation backend, support for creating dedicated disk GPT partitioning, improved ZFS support

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BSD vs Linux

http://www.over-yonder.net

While there's overwhelming similarity between the operating systems in most cases, there are also a lot of differences. As you probe more into the differences, you find that they emerge from deep-seated disagreements.

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BSD Magazine issue 2010-05: Embedded BSD

http://bsdmag.org

A new issue of the BSD Magazine is available as free PDF: Embedded BSD (issue 2010-02)

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PC-BSD 8.0 FINAL Released

http://www.pcbsd.org

PC-BSD is a free, open-source operating system based on rock-solid FreeBSD and is designed for use on the desktop so it is easy to use. PC-BSD 8.0 (Hubble Edition) is running FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE-P2, and KDE SC 4.3.5. It features brand new graphical installer and can run in Live mode directly from DVD.

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GNOBSD - killed by GUI-is-for-wimps hacker culture

http://distrowatch.com

Stefan Rinkes, a big fan of OpenBSD, had decided to make an effort and create something that is now common in the Linux world, but which had not been done in OpenBSD - an OpenBSD-based live DVD with automatic hardware detection which would boot into a popular graphical desktop and which would also have a point-and-click graphical system installer. The result was a "distribution" called GNOBSD.

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How to enhance the physical security posture of your Linux/BSD-powered PC

http://linuxbsdos.com

Securing a computer goes beyond more than just using strong passwords. You should consider what happens if an unauthorized person gains physical access to your computer. If the only security feature protecting your data from an unauthorized person is a user account password, then you have not taken enough steps to protect your computer and your data.

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The Great Fallacy of BSD Unix vs. Linux

http://sob.apotheon.org

Linux is just a kernel." It's a commonly heard refrain amongst the arguments put forward by BSD Unix aficionados, and it is a true statement, but it is all too often abused to try to make a fallacious point.

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Bordeaux 1.8.2 for FreeBSD Released

http://www.wine-reviews.net

The Bordeaux Technology Group released Bordeaux 1.8.2 for FreeBSD today. Bordeaux 1.8.2 adds support for Apple's QuickTime 6.5.2 Player, IrfanView 4.25 the extreamly popular image viewer and editor. This release aslo bundles in Cabextract, Wget and Unzip to remove external dependencies.

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Why FreeBSD 8 Won't Rewrite the Book

http://www.internetnews.com

A major release of an operating system typically brings significant changes that require users to learn new skills. But backers of the open source FreeBSD 8 operating system say that's not necessarily going to be the case with its next major version.

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Wine 1.1.24 Released

http://www.wine-reviews.net

The Wine development release 1.1.24 is now available.

What's new in this release:

* Support for freedesktop file associations.
* Support for exception handling on 64-bit.
* Improved ARB shaders.
* Fixes for the FBO mode.
* Many listview improvements.
* Various bug fixes.

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