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Explaining Why We Don't Endorse Other Systems

http://www.gnu.org

"We're often asked why we don't endorse a particular system—usually a popular GNU/Linux distribution. The short answer to that question is that they don't follow the free system distribution guidelines. But since it isn't always easy to see how a particular system fails to follow the guidelines, we still get these questions.

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FreeBSD 8.0 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks

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With these two popular free software operating systems both having major updates coming out at around the same time, we decided it warranted some early benchmarking.

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FreeBSD Local Root Escalation Vulnerability

http://www.darknet.org.uk

It’s been a long time since we’ve heard about a problem with FreeBSD, partially because the mass of people using it isn’t that large and secondly because BSD tends to be pretty secure as operating systems go.

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FreeBSD 8 Getting New Routing Architecture

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FreeBSD 8.0, due out next month, will include a new routing architecture that takes advantage of parallel processing capabilities. According to its developers, the update will provide FreeBSD 8.0 with a faster more advanced routing architecture than the legacy architecture.

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FreeBSD 8.0 – What to look forward to

http://www.freebsdnews.net

Over the next few months new versions of the major operating systems will be released: Mac OS X v10.6 (Snow Leopard) sometime in September, Windows 7 on 22 October, and Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala), also in October. Let’s not forget about FreeBSD.

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Bordeaux The frontend for Wine

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Juraj Šípoš Who maintains http://www.freebsd.nfo.sk/ wrote a nice review about Bordeaux on FreeBSD. The original review is at www.linuxexpres.cz and can be translated with google translate. Just choose Slovak to English or your language of choice, Here is a link to the English translation.

Here is a small snip of the review, Juraj also talks about WineTricks and CodeWeavers CrossOver Ofiice.

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Bordeaux 1.8.2 for FreeBSD Released

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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

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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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FreeBSD 7.2 enters Beta

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The first Beta for FreeBSD 7.2 has been released, updating network drivers as well as some threading libraries. The FreeBSD 7.2 release is the first point upgrade since the 7.1 release which became generally available in January of this year. The final release of FreeBSD 7.2 is currently scheduled for the first week of May.

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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 298, 13 April 2009

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Recently the latest version of perhaps the world's most friendly BSD distribution was released. PC-BSD 7.1 is based off FreeBSD and we take a first look at this interesting operating system.

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Combining Debian and FreeBSD; Pushing the Envelope of FOSS

http://www.linux-mag.com

The Debian project made a splash on Sunday with the announcement that two new “architectures” had been added to the Debian FTP archive. So what exactly does that mean?

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Contributing to FreeBSD

http://keramida.wordpress.com

«As part of the FreeBSD team, I often get asked the same question: “How can I get started as a FreeBSD contributor?” There are usually two reasons why a new contributor feels overwhelmed by the idea of getting started. One of them is that he or she feels that it is difficult to find out exactly how to start contributing to a free software project.

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FreeBSD 7.1 release announcement

http://www.freebsd.org

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE. This is the second release from the 7-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 7.0 and introduces some new features.

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Created by stargrave 5 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 32 weeks ago
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FreeBSD today and 15 years ago

http://ivoras.sharanet.org

Ivan Voras (one of current commiters) reading release notes for FreeBSD 1.1 noticed that anymore there are no developers, that was developing FreeBSD from the very beginning. Also, there are still similiar organizational and technical problems that were 15 years ago.

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FreeBSD 6.4-RELEASE Announcement

http://www.freebsd.org

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 6.4-RELEASE. At this time 6.4-RELEASE is expected to be the last of the 6-STABLE releases. Some of the highlights...

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Created by Gorossian 5 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 36 weeks ago
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