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PC-BSD 10.1.2 was released today as the latest quarterly update to the FreeBSD-derived operating system.
18 May 2015 - PC-BSD 10.1.2
For DragonFlyBSD users out there, the swap device with the latest Git kernel can now be encrypted.
17 May 2015 - DragonFlyBSD SWAP
Earlier this month we wrote about DragonFlyBSD having experimental Broadwell graphics support and now this updated DRM driver code has landed in the BSD distribution. Besides supporting the new Intel Broadwell HD/Iris Graphics, there's also a number of other new features.
10 May 2015 - DragonFlyBSD DRM Update
The first beta of GhostBSD 10.1, the desktop-focused distribution using the FreeBSD kernel with MATE Desktop Environment, is now available.
7 May 2015 - GhostBSD 10.1
DragonFlyBSD developers continue porting over code from the Linux kernel's i915 DRM driver for supporting newer Intel graphics features on BSD. The latest work is for matching the DragonFlyBSD's ported Intel driver up through the code found in the Linux 3.14 kernel.
4 May 2015 - DragonFlyBSD Intel DRM - 6 Comments
PC-BSD developers have worked out some May Day releases of the first release candidate to PC-BSD 10.1.2 and they've also released a new version of their custom Lumina Desktop.
1 May 2015 - PC-BSD + Lumina - 3 Comments
OpenBSD developers are celebrating May Day by releasing OpenBSD 5.7, as previously planned.
1 May 2015 - OpenBSD 5.7
It was back in February that Microsoft open-sourced CoreCLR, the execution engine of the core .NET stack. Besides coming to Linux and other platforms, this MIT-licensed engine has now been ported and is working for FreeBSD.
24 April 2015 - CoreCLR .NET FreeBSD - 14 Comments
The FreeBSD pkg tool for binary package management has been upgraded to pkg v1.5.0. The pkg 1.5 release brings with it a number of exciting imporvements.
14 April 2015 - pkg 1.5.0 - 6 Comments
DragonFlyBSD developers have updated their ACPI power management implementation against Intel's ACPICA code as of yesterday.
9 April 2015 - ACPICA
OpenBSD 5.7 is planned for release in less than one month and it will be presenting a number of new features for this security-minded BSD operating system.
6 April 2015 - OpenBSD 5.7
AMD tech support has allegedly confirmed that Catalyst is being ported to FreeBSD.
4 April 2015 - Catalyst On BSD? - 18 Comments
The PC-BSD developers responsible for their new Lumina desktop environment have released a new version of their custom interface.
31 March 2015 - Lumina Desktop
The HAMMER2 file-system has been slow to mature since being announced three years ago, but now at least there's a man page for HAMMER2.
28 March 2015 - HAMMER2 FS - 11 Comments
The first alpha release of GhostBSD 10.1 is now available, which is based on PC-BSD and FreeBSD. This BSD operating system also desires to deliver a first-rate desktop experience while setting it apart is the use of the GNOME2-forked MATE desktop environment by default.
19 March 2015 - GhostBSD 10.1 - 2 Comments
AsiaBSDCon 2015 happened last week in Tokyo, Japan. Besides learning about OpenBSD's custom-built HTTP/web server, there was also a presentation entitled "OpenBSD Sucks" by one of the OpenBSD developers.
18 March 2015 - "OpenBSD Sucks" - 24 Comments
With the upcoming release of OpenBSD 5.7 in May, nginx is being removed from the OpenBSD base package set in favor of using OpenBSD's own, home-grown web-server by default.
17 March 2015 - OpenBSD 5.7 - 11 Comments
The FreeBSD kernel finally has support for USB-based DisplayLink graphics adapters.
14 March 2015 - DisplayLink On BSD
The latest BSD operating system now supporting the Raspberry Pi 2 is NetBSD.
10 March 2015 - RPi2 On NetBSD - 8 Comments
The PC-BSD developers have shared some of the upcoming features for their next release, PC-BSD 10.1.2. While it's just a point release on top of FreeBSD, PC-BSD continues adding a lot of interesting, desktop-oriented innovations to their BSD distribution.
4 March 2015 - PC-BSD 10.1.2 Features - 10 Comments
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