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Heads Up: Nginx Removed From Base
Undeadly.org - 2014-08-27 07:41:46
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In Other BSDs for 2014/08/23
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-08-23 14:39:16
Another long list.  These are making my Friday nights take some extra effort. Oolite, an open source game based on Elite.  Yes, it runs on BSD.  I’m surprised I haven’t posted about it before.   (via) My Experience Switching from Slackware Linux to FreeBSD. A week of pkgsrc, #3. DiscoverBSD for 2014/08/18. OpenBSD is gaining […]...
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Heads Up: BIND Disabled in Base
Undeadly.org - 2014-08-23 07:39:48
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BSDNow Episode 051: Engineering Nginx
Undeadly.org - 2014-08-22 14:48:24
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syslogd(8) Now IPv6-Capable
Undeadly.org - 2014-08-22 10:14:22
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BSDNow 051: Engineering Nginx
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-08-22 01:59:54
I didn’t get the pun until I said the title out loud.  BSDNow 051 has an interview with Eric Le Blan of Xinuos, a webserver-building tutorial, and of course more material....
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FreeBSD ports tree was born twenty years ago, let's celebrate!
Freebsd.orgNews - 2014-08-21 09:00:00
It all started with this commit from Jordan Hubbard on August 21, 1994:...
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Google offers 5 EuroBSDCon 2014 travel grants for female computer scientists
Undeadly.org - 2014-08-20 11:09:05
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Moving past ports
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-08-19 23:04:09
Here’s a nice advantage for dports and DragonFly: since it’s an overlay on FreeBSD ports, it’s possible to move to newer or different versions of software without waiting for it to happen in FreeBSD.  For example: there’s a newer version of the xorg intel driver now in dports - newer than what’s in ports....
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Heads up: rcctl(8) the rc.conf.local management tool landing in base soon
Undeadly.org - 2014-08-19 18:34:45
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Early bird rates for EuroBSDCon 2014 have been extended
Undeadly.org - 2014-08-18 16:07:07
As seen on Twitter, the Early Bird rates have been extended until August 25th. As you can tell, there are quite a few delightful talks and tutorials scheduled. Some of your trustworthy Undeadly Editors have already registered, come join us! EuroBSDCon 2014 Registration ...
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In Other BSDs for 2014/08/16
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-08-16 14:08:03
A calm week, for once. mandoc 1.13.1 is out. The July/August issue of the FreeBSD Journal is out. A week of pkgsrc #2. Thinking about coming to FreeBSD from Arch. Steam client on FreeBSD? NetBSD sysinst now supports extended partitions, from an older GSoC project. NetBSD has a nouveau importing script. NetBSD has Embedded Kermit. […]...
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