The long awaited FreeBSD 11.0 series has been released. This is the first release to see a different and easier to understand support structure and predictable support time line. The 11.x series will be supported until October 2021.
A new fork of FreeBSD has appeared on the scene called HardenedBSD. The project aims to provide security enhancements to the FreeBSD operating system and where possible, push those enhancements upstream where possible to do so.
The Inquirer has a article on a recent job ad for a Linux Kernel Developer that has appeared on the Facebook careers page. If you read between the lines, it appears that the Linux network stack isn’t up to the standard Facebook either expects or has outgrown it. What is good to see is that… Read More »
The FreeBSD Foundation has just release their Semi-Annual Newsletter. Some highlights of what they have accomplished so far this year are: Sponsorship of conferences and summits such as the NVCBSDCon, BSDCan, AsiaBSDCon and the Ottawa developer conferences Development projects such as: An updated system console UEFI and Secure Boot Modern Automount Daemon There is a… Read More »