How To Build and Deploy Packages for Your FreeBSD Servers Using Buildbot and Poudriere

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The FreeBSD ports and packages collection, hereafter called ports tree, is FreeBSD’s build system for external software. It offers a Makefile-based, consistent way of building packages. The port refers to the build recipe, that is the Makefile and related files; while package is the output of building one port into a binary (compressed) archive of the package files and its meta information.

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26 November 2020
TrueNAS 12.0-U1 is Scheduled for early December  

In just four weeks, more than 20,000 systems have been upgraded to TrueNAS 12.0. TrueNAS 12.0-U1 has entered development code-freeze and is now entering its final QA cycle for availability in early December.

25 November 2020
BSD Weekly - issue 46  

This weeks we learn why ArisbluBSD got started plus latest news, tutorials and releases.

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24 November 2020
LibreSSL 3.3.0 Released  

This is the first development release from the 3.3.x series, which will eventually be part of OpenBSD 6.9. Follow the link for list of all changes.

ArisbluBSD: Why a new BSD?  

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.

Valuable News – 2020/11/23  

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.

23 November 2020
OPNsense 20.7.5 released  

This is a small patch set and plan to pin the 20.1 upgrade path to this particular version to avoid unnecessary stepping stones.

The Birth of Unix with Brian Kernighan  

In the late 1960s and 1970s, that somewhere was Bell Labs, and the operating system they were building was UNIX. They were building more than just an operating system though. They were building a way to work with computers that had never existed before. In this podcast episode they talk to Brian Kernighan about the history of Unix.

22 November 2020
In Other BSDs for 202/11/21  

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