ArisbluBSD: Why a new BSD?

submited 24 November 2020

This article is to explain some decisions and plans made by the ArisbluBSD team, why they are making their own thing, and what the plan is for the OS. They talk about five things: desktop, package management, software availability, custom software, and the future of the OS. They also explain what the goal of the OS is, and how they plan to expand in the near future.

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27 January 2021
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
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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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