BSD News 14/09/2015

Last week in BSD

Releases: GhostBSD
Other news: BSDnow, FreshPorts, DragonFly BSD, ZFS, CryptoLocker


GhostBSD 10.1 Finally Available

  • GhostBSD ISO image is hybrid that can be burn on DVD or USB stick
  • XFCE is coming back
  • Users can chose to install the BSD boot manager, Grub boot manager or simply None and use their Linux Grub
  • Station Tweak a fork of Mate Tweak
  • OctoPkg GUI frontend for pkgng written in Qt
  • Station Update Manager to update FreeBSD base system and third party software
  • Software from pkg or ports can be installed in the live DVD/USB session
  • VT Console by default
  • Instant verification for user and root to know if the password is strong and match on the system installer
  • Host name and user name auto completion when typing the real name
  • Vim


Multipath TCP | BSD Now 106

This week, we have Nigel Williams here to bring us all sorts of info about Multipath TCP, what it is, how it works and the ongoing effort to bring it into FreeBSD. All that and of course the latest BSD news coming your way, right now!

FreshPorts Open sourcing the website

Today, lattera & Shirkdog and I sat down and converted the website repository from subversion to git. That repo is sitting there, ready to go. That process took about an hour. We ran this command: Yeah, I didn’t want to include all that that code in the repo. Various reasons, but mostly because they are [...]

Code stuff

Interesting articles

Wallpaper of the week



Jan Hovancik

software developer - guitar player - poetry lover