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FreeBSD - "The unknown giant"

http://www.h-online.com

FreeBSD rose from the ashes of 386BSD, the original effort to port BSD to the Intel chip, and claims a code lineage that reaches back to Bill Joy's Berkeley Software Distribution of the late seventies. The 386BSD port was begun in 1989 by Bill and Lynne Jolitz, and was destined to be the original free Unix-like operating system for the IBM PC.

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FreeBSD 8.0 installation walk-through

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.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.

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FreeBSD Foundation end-of-year newsletter (2009)

http://www.freebsdfoundation.org

Deb Goodkin announced the publication of the annual FreeBSD Foundation’s End-of-Year Newsletter (2009). Highlights include: Letter From the President, End-of-Year Fundraising Update, and New Console Driver.

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My experience with FreeBsd 8

http://www.raiden.net

Freebsd is really a great distro. FreeBsd can be also considered the mother or father of all the other BSD derivatives you can find over at Distrowatch. Classified as the unknown giant among free operating systems, Freebsd 8, which was recently released, is really a great and stable operating system.

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Juniper Backs FreeBSD With MIPS Port

http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com

In particular, as part of the FreeBSD 8.0 release, there is new experimental MIPS support which was contributed by networking vendor Juniper Networks

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How to create a Permanent or Static ip in Freebsd

http://freebsd.dipin.info

You can add an ip to an interface after boot using ifconfig.
example: ifconfig rl0 192.168.1.1
But this ip wont last for the next boot.

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FreeBSD Shines While Apple Fails

http://www.serverwatch.com

Apple is making a lot of money these days. The more money it makes, the greater the contempt for its customers it seems to display.

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FreeBSD bug gives untrusted root access

http://www.theregister.co.uk

A security bug in the latest version of the FreeBSD can be exploited to grant unprivileged users complete control over the operating system, a German researcher said Monday.

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Death of FreeBSD contributor John Birrell

http://www.freebsdnews.net

Craig Rodrigues writes that his friend and colleague John Birrell passed away.

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FreeBSD 8.0 Benchmarked Against Linux, OpenSolaris

http://www.phoronix.com

With the stable release of FreeBSD 8.0 arriving last week we finally were able to put it up on the test bench and give it a thorough look over with the Phoronix Test Suite. We compared the FreeBSD 8.0 performance between it and the earlier FreeBSD 7.2 release along with Fedora 12 and Ubuntu 9.10 on the Linux side and then the OpenSolaris 2010.02 b127 snapshot on the Sun OS side.

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FreeBSD 8.0 Review: Enterprise Ready Server Operating System

http://www.cyberciti.biz

The FreeBSD Project is one of the oldest and successful project. FreeBSD is well known for its reliability, robustness, and performance. A new version of the FreeBSD 8 is scheduled for release and nixCraft takes you for an in-depth look at the new features and major architectural changes in FreeBSD v8.0.

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Finally, FreeBSD 8.0 Released

http://www.phoronix.com

The much-anticipated FreeBSD 8.0 release is finally available, albeit it's arriving more than a month late. FreeBSD 8.0 supports Clang/LLVM, improvements to the Jails subsystem, a new USB stack, the ULE 3.0 scheduler that's optimized for SMP environments, Sun's D-Trace support for kernel traces, NFSv4 support, network improvements, improved ZFS file-system support, and much more.

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CrossOver Games 8.1.0 beta 1 adds Left 4 Dead 2 support

http://www.wine-reviews.net

CodeWeavers has posted the first beta of CrossOver Games 8.1.0, a significant update to the company's virtualization software. The program runs Windows games within Mac OS, Linux and FreeBSD potentially eliminating the need to dual boot, or even own a copy of Windows. Version 8.1.0 is concentrated on support for Left 2 Dead 2 and Modern Warfare 2

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Debian pushes development of kFreeBSD port

http://www.debian.org

The Debian Release Team is pleased to announce that it sees the port of the Debian system to the FreeBSD kernel fit to be handled equal with the other release ports. The upcoming release codenamed 'Squeeze' is planned to be the first Debian distribution to be released with Linux and FreeBSD kernels.

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FreeBSD security update

http://www.h-online.com

The FreeBSD developers have released new updates to their operating system to close three vulnerabilities. Users with restricted privileges can reportedly exploit all three holes to elevate their privileges. One of the vulnerabilities is caused by a design flaw recently also discovered and fixed in the kernel. It allows programming flaws to cause a NULL pointer dereference.

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