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DesktopBSD brought back to life

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  • DesktopBSD brought back to live
  • March Issue of BSD Magazine: Handling Kernel Panic
  • FreeBSD Foundation announces new technical staff member
  • GhostBSD 3.0 released

The Rise of the Rolling Release

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ostatic.com: Rolling releases are not new. But more projects are kicking around the idea these days and some have even done it. Here are two very recent examples.

OpenBSD's de Raadt slams Red Hat, Canonical over 'secure' boot

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itwire.com: OpenBSD founder Theo de Raadt has slammed Red Hat and Canonical for the way they have reacted to Microsoft's introduction of "secure" boot along with Windows 8, describing both companies as wanting to be the new Microsoft.

PC-BSD 9.1 preview

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linuxbsdos.com: PC-BSD 9.1 beta 1, the latest pre-stable version of what will become PC-BSD 9.1, has been released. PC-BSD is a desktop-centric distribution based on FreeBSD. It used to be primarily a KDE-using distribution, but the installer now has options to install a system using other major desktop environments.

The story of BSD and open-source Linux

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BSD

sdtimes.com: On March 9, 1977, Bill Joy compiled the first version of Berkeley Systems Distribution Unix, known as 1BSD. This version was just an add-on to an existing Unix, however. Two years later, he released 2BSD.

PC-BSD 9 review – to FreeBSD what Ubuntu is to Debian

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linuxuser.co.uk: PC-BSD offers you a fully functional desktop environment based on rock solid FreeBSD technology, which makes it the perfect operating system for your first steps with BSD…

GhostBSD 2.5 review

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linuxbsdos.com: GhostBSD is a desktop distribution based on FreeBSD. It comes as an installable Live DVD image and is developed by Eric Turgeon and Nahuel Sanchez. The latest edition, GhostBSD 2.5, based on FreeBSD 9.

FreeBSD and PC-BSD installers in pictures

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zdnet.co.uk: In January, FreeBSD hit its 9.0 release, and PC-BSD followed soon after with its FreeBSD-based 9.0 release.

GhostBSD 2.5 - Now with an Easy Graphic Installer

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ostatic.com: GhostBSD 2.5 was released a few days ago and the headline on ghostbsd.com reads "Now with an Easy and Secure Graphic Installer." GhostBSD is obviously a free BSD (and not coincidently, a FreeBSD derivative), but it aims to be a user-friendly free BSD and to improve the GNOME experience on FreeBSD.

PC-BSD 9 Review

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gnuman.com: PC-BSD 9 is a BSD distribution that is based on the latest version of FreeBSD 9 and uses KDE 4.7.3 desktop environment as it’s default desktop.

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