FreeBSD Completes Its Transition From Subversion To Git For Development

submited 31 December 2020

The past several days FreeBSD has been working to complete its migration from their development being done with Subversion to instead using the Git distributed revision control system as used by most other open-source projects. FreeBSD's transition from Subversion to Git is now complete.

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27 January 2021
BSD Weekly, Issue 54  

Last week has brought new releases for OPNsense, GhostBSD and XigmaNAS. We also take a look at the latest news and tutorials from BSD world.

The first release candidate of NomadBSD 1.4 is now available  

Changes since 1.3.2

  • The base system has been upgraded to FreeBSD 12.2-p2.
  • The installer has been improved.
  • Automatic graphics driver detection has been improved
  • Touchpad support has been improved and more...
26 January 2021
Valuable News – 2021/01/25  

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25 January 2021

Michael Zoon has announced the release of XigmaNAS, a new stable snapshot of the project's embedded, open-source NAS (Network-Attached Storage) distribution based on FreeBSD. This is major update and the first released built on top of FreeBSD 12.2

OpenBSD KDE Status Report  

OpenBSD has managed to drop KDE3 and KDE4 in the 6.8 -> 6.9 release cycle. This of course brings questions: Kde Plasma 5 package missing. After half a year of work,Qt5 stack has been now updated to the last LTS version 5.15.2.

24 January 2021
GhostBSD 21.01.20 release note  

This new release is to fix a bug found in the installer related to the hostname not behind set up properly on the new system installation.

ujoy(4) added to OpenBSD -current  

Thomas Frohwein ([email protected]) added a joystick/gamecontroller driver to -current. This includes ujoyhidiscollection() to work around limitations of hidis_collection() until this can be combined without fallout.

23 January 2021
Calibrate your touch-screen on OpenBSD  

T460s comes with a touch-screen. It is recognized by default on OpenBSD and not well calibrated as-is. But that’s really simple to solve.

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