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Official FreeBSD Forums Launched

http://www.freebsd.org

"The FreeBSD project is finally, after much work, pleased to announce the availability of an official FreeBSD web based discussion forum..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 36 weeks ago
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Writing a kernel module for FreeBSD

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

FreeBSD 7.0 has already been released. If you are a real hacker, the best way to jump in and learn it is hacking together an introductory kernel module. In this article I’ll implement a very basic module that prints a message when it is loaded, and another when it is unloaded. I’ll also cover the mechanics of compiling our module using standard tools and rebuilding the stock FreeBSD kernel.

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Created by dave 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
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Examining the Legendary HURD Kernel

http://www.zimbio.com

"David Chisnall takes a look at the GNU Project's infamous HURD kernel, exploring some of the features that make it unique and some that have found their way into other systems. [...] Even in its current state, HURD exists to prove a point: It’s possible to have a complete and usable system running nothing other than GNU code." -- http://www.informit.com/articles/printerfriendly.aspx?p=1180992

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Created by can.axis 6 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 13 weeks ago
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GNU variants - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org

"GNU variants is a term used by the Free Software Foundation and others to refer to operating systems which use application software and system libraries from GNU, but use a kernel other than GNU Hurd..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 27 weeks ago
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Linux Distro Popularity According to Google

http://blog.gpowered.net

Distrowatch gives some pretty decent stats on the main Distros but for a while I've wanted to know how Google sees their popularity; mainly by how many pages mention specific distros.

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Created by anna 6 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 38 weeks ago
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The Penguin Grows Horns: Installing FreeBSD

http://penguinpetes.com

It has always bothered me that this site and my experiences stay inside of Linux so much, when the whole site is about "free and open source software". I've only dabbled in non-Linux FOSS with live CDs and such, but I'm ready to install a real BSD and stick with it for awhile. So, the recently-acquired box with Windows-XP will now be sharing space with a daemon.

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Created by mark 6 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 42 weeks ago
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GPLv3 to drive users from Linux to FreeBSD?

http://www.builderau.com.au

GPLv3 will help FreeBSD take some users away from Linux, according to the founder and vice president of The FreeBSD Foundation.

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Created by peacemaker 6 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 47 weeks ago
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Setting up a Freebsd Multimedia Desktop

http://www.raiden.net

Of all the many wonderful and free operating systems out there, few can begin to meet or surpass the quality, stability, and structured operation of FreeBSD. That’s why I like it so much and have used it for years.

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Created by snotbutter 7 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 6 weeks ago
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