The Perfect Database Server: Firebird 2.5.3 on FreeBSD 10

The Perfect Database Server: Firebird 2.5.3 on FreeBSD 10
Here is the guide on installing Firebird 2.5.3 from FreeBSD 10 Ports and creating your first test database; also we show you how to install Flamerobin GUI (administration tool) an…

pfSense – Squid + Squidguard / Traffic Shapping Tutorial

pfSense – Squid + Squidguard / Traffic Shapping Tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you how to set up pfSense 2.0.1 up as an
Internet Gateway with Squid Proxy / Squidguard Filtering. I will also
show that you have to configure some extra features …

AVG Antivirus For Linux/FreeBSD Plus Qmail Mail Server

AVG Antivirus For Linux/FreeBSD Plus Qmail Mail Server
This document describes how to deploy AVG Antivirus for Linux/FreeBSD to the Qmail mail server.
It is usable for AVG version 8.5, 10 and 2012.

FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE Available

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE. This is the fourth release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.2 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights: – usb(4) now supports the USB packet filter – TCP/IP stack now supports the mod_cc(9) […]

FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE Available

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE. This is the first release from the stable/9 branch, which improves on stable/8 and adds many new features. Some of the highlights: – A new installer, bsdinstall(8) has been added and is the installer used by the ISO images provided as […]

FreeBSD Foundation’s End-of-Year Newsletter

Dear FreeBSD Community, We are pleased to announce the publication of The FreeBSD Foundation’s 2011 End-of-Year Newsletter. Go to http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/press/2011Dec-newsletter.shtml to find out how we have supported the FreeBSD Project and community this year. Please help us continue and increase our support of FreeBSD by making a donation to the Foundation. You can go to […]

FreeBSD 9.0-RC2 Available…

The second of the Release Candidate builds for the 9.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. Since this is the first release of a brand new branch I cross-post the announcements on both -current and -stable. But just so you know most of the developers active in head and stable/9 pay more attention to the -current […]

FreeBSD 9.0-BETA3 Available…

The third BETA build of the 9.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. Since this is the first release of a brand new branch I cross-post the announcements on both -current and -stable. But just so you know most of the developers active in head pay more attention to the -current mailing list. If you notice […]

FreeBSD 9.0-BETA2 Available…

The second BETA build of the 9.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. Since this is the first release of a brand new branch I cross-post the announcements on both -current and -stable. But just so you know most of the developers active in head pay more attention to the -current mailing list. If you notice […]

FreeBSD Foundation’s Semi-Annual Newsletter

Dear FreeBSD Community, We are pleased to announce the publication of The FreeBSD Foundation’s 2011 Semi-Annual Newsletter. Go to http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/press/2011Aug-newsletter.shtml to find out how we have supported the FreeBSD Project and community so far this year. Please support the Project by making a donation to the foundation. Please go to http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/donate/ to find out how […]

FreeBSD Mall now shipping 7.4 and 8.2

FreeBSD Mall, Inc. is happy to announce the availability of FreeBSD 7.4 and 8.2-based products. The four CD set and DVD are now shipping to subscribers around the world. If you haven’t yet placed your order, you may do so at http://www.freebsdmall.com. You may also elect to start your subscription with the latest release. In […]

FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE Available

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE. This is the third release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.1 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights: – Xen HVM support in FreeBSD/amd64 and Xen PV support in FreeBSD/i386 improved – ZFS […]

FreeBSD 7.4-RELEASE Available

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 7.4-RELEASE. This will be the last release from the 7-STABLE branch. Some of the highlights: – Gnome updated to 2.32.1 – KDE updated to 4.5.5 – Many misc. improvements and bugfixes For a complete list of new features and known problems, please […]

FreeBSD 8.2-RC2 Available…

The second Release Candidate for the FreeBSD 8.2 release cycle is now available. Initial testing of the 7.4-RC2 install images turned up an issue with the pre-built packages that will take a few more days to address. For this build only the amd64, i386, pc98, and sparc64 architectures are available. An initial set of pre-built […]

FreeBSD 8.2/7.4-BETA1 Available…

The first of the test builds for the 8.2/7.4 Release Cycle is now available for amd64, i386, ia64, pc98, and sparc64 architectures. Files suitable for creating installation media or doing FTP based installs through the network should be on most of the FreeBSD mirror sites. MD5/SHA256 checksums of the images are at the bottom of […]

HEADS UP: FreeBSD 6.4 and 8.0 EoLs coming soon

Hello Everyone, On November 30th, FreeBSD 6.4 and FreeBSD 8.0 will have reached their End of Life and will no longer be supported by the FreeBSD Security Team. Since FreeBSD 6.4 is the last remaining supported release from the FreeBSD 6.x stable branch, support for the FreeBSD 6.x stable branch will also cease at the […]

FreeBSD 8.1 CDs/DVDs Now Shipping from FreeBSDMall

FreeBSD Mall, Inc. is happy to announce the availability of FreeBSD 8.1-based products. The four CD set and DVD are now shipping to subscribers around the world. If you haven’t yet placed your order, you may do so at http://www.freebsdmall.com. You may also elect to start your subscription with the latest release. In addition to […]

The FreeBSD Foundation Semi-Annual Newsletter is Now Available

Dear FreeBSD Community, We are pleased to announce the publication of The FreeBSD Foundation’s 2010 Semi-Annual Newsletter. Go to http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/press/2010Jul-newsletter.shtml to find out how we have supported the FreeBSD Project and community so far this year. Sincerely, The FreeBSD Foundation

FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE Available

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE. This is the second release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.0 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights: – zfsloader added – zpool version of ZFS subsystem updated to version 14 – NFSv4 […]

Debian Linux Benchmarked Against Debian GNU/kFreeBSD & FreeBSD

Back in January, we published the first benchmarks of Debian GNU/kFreeBSD: the spin of Debian that replaces the Linux kernel with the FreeBSD kernel while retaining most of the same GNU user-land and it uses the GNU C library. With those original tests comparing Debian GNU/Linux to Debian GNU/kFreeBSD, the Linux version ended up winning […]