Issue 175
Published February 07, 2024

Let’s debunk some FreeBSD myths!


No releases.


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Valuable News – 2024/02/05: The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems.

Soft updates (softdep) support removed from OpenBSD-current: Softdep has been a no-op for some time now, this removes it to get it out of the way.

BD Now 544: Geeky weather check: GPL 3: The Controversial Licensing Model and Potential Solutions, The Geeks way of checking what the outside weather is like, Alpine on a FreeBSD Jail, DragonFly BSD on a Thinkpad T480s, Dealing with USB Storage devices on OmniOS, Creating a Time Capsule instance using Samba, FreeBSD, and ZFS.


Debunking Common Myths About FreeBSD: Dive into the reality behind FreeBSD with this article debunking widespread myths. Understand how it’s not just for experts, but also accessible for beginners, thanks to its extensive documentation and supportive community. Learn about FreeBSD’s significant role in major companies like Juniper, Sony, and Cisco, and how organizations like Klara Inc. are enhancing its presence and debunking misconceptions about this versatile operating system.

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