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14 Oct 2008 - NetBSD 4.0.1 released (top)

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| The NetBSD release engineering team has announced that the NetBSD 4.0.1
| release is now available. NetBSD 4.0.1 is the first security/critical update
| of the NetBSD 4.0 release branch which includes a selected subset of fixes
| deemed critical in nature for stability or security reasons


Why do the BSD's use slices? What are they?

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| So overall, slices are just a partition within a partition, designed to allow
| Unix and the BSD's to keep the same beneficial security and space restricting
| advantages the older UFS file systems had, while adapting to what was then a
| threat to their continued operation. But what about Linux? Can't it do the
| same thing as Unix and BSD since it's indirectly descended from Unix? Yes,
| and no. Unix and BSD use UFS (unix file system) for it's file system, which
| inherently is designed to use slices inside of partitions.


Why FreeBSD Is My Favorite *nix OS

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| FreeBSD provides a very easy installation process; it uses Sysinstall as an
| automated installation package to do it for you. All you have to do is answer
| some questions to create users and tell it which software to install and you
| are on your way to being up and running in a matter of minutes.



NetBSD strikes advertising clause from license

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| Like FreeBSD and OpenBSD, NetBSD is a free variant of Unix based on Unix
| version 4.4BSDLite2. Up to now, the licence called on developers to mention
| the name of the original author when selling software they developed based on
| BSD code.


Fifteen years of NetBSD

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| The NetBSD Project celebrates its 15th anniversary!



OpenBSD Foundation established in Canada

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| Today the OpenBSD Foundation announced that it has been fully formed as a
| legal entity in Canada, with the stated purpose of acting as the legal entity
| for handling donations and other legal and financial matters for the OpenBSD
| operating system and its associated projects. *


Waving the flag: NetBSD developers speak about version 4.0

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| The NetBSD community announced last month the official release of NetBSD 4.0,
| the latest version of the Unix-like open-source operating system. Version 4.0
| includes significant new features like Bluetooth support, version 3 of the
| Xen virtual machine monitor, new device drivers, and improvements to the
| Veriexec file integrity subsystem. NetBSD, which is known for its high
| portability, is capable of running on 54 different system architectures and
| is suitable for use on a wide range of hardware, including desktops, servers,
| mobile devices, and even kitchen toasters.


NetBSD 4. with Xen 3 support

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| The NetBSD project has released version 4.0 of the open source BSD UNIX. The
| developers say that support for the Xen 3 virtualization solution has been
| added, as has support for Bluetooth, the UDF file system, WPA encryption, and
| the iSCSI protocol. In addition, a number of new drivers and support for
| additional embedded processor platforms have been added. * *


NetBSD Live! 2007 Screenshot Walkthrough

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| Booting is done using an adapted version of the GRUB boot loader.
| The CD contains the following software packages in addition to the
| base operating system files: XFree86, KDE 3.5.4 with multiple
| language sets...


NetBSD: An Alternative to Linux

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| When many people think of free operating systems, or Unix like
| operating systems. The first thing that comes to many people minds
| is Linux. It's not the only free operating system, though it gets a
| lot of press. Open Source is about having a choice, not a
| dominating operating systems war.

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