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Broadwell Graphics, HDMI 4K & Other Features Land In DragonFlyBSD

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 - Add A Comment
Experimental DragonFlyBSD Code Adds Broadwell Graphics

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
Microsoft's CoreCLR Now Works On FreeBSD

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
HAMMER2 Gets A Man Page

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
GhostBSD 10.1 Now In Alpha For A FreeBSD-Powered MATE Desktop

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
PC-BSD 10.1.2 To Add Tor Mode, LibreSSL & Other Features

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 - Add A Comment
DragonFlyBSD Radeon Driver Ported To Linux 3.10 Level Of Support

Last month the Intel DRM driver on DragonFlyBSD was ported to match the upstream Linux 3.10 level of support and features after being based on Linux 3.9 previously in their porting of this open-source Intel graphics driver to BSD. The Radeon DRM driver is in the process of a similar bump with the DragonFlyBSD kernel catching up to this AMD Radeon kernel graphics driver from its Linux 3.10 state.

25 February 2015 - Radeon DRM - 3 Comments
FreeBSD-Based m0n0wall Firewall/Network OS Announces The End

For anyone that in the past decade has looked for an embedded firewall/network operating system to build your own router or network device has likely encountered m0n0wall. While m0n0wall has been popular over the years and is powered by FreeBSD, the lead developer of m0n0wall has tossed in the towel after twelve years in development.

15 February 2015 - m0n0wall Is Dead - 15 Comments
First Release Of PC-BSD 11.0-CURRENT Images

The PC-BSD camp has started spinning development images of FreeBSD/PC-BSD 11.0 in the present 11.0-CURRENT state that is still far out from being officially released.

13 February 2015 - PC-BSD 11.0 Preview - 1 Comment

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