NanoBSD and AlixRelease Date: 2011-06
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Introduction to OpenSSL: Command-line Tool
The article describes the command-line utility of openssl. It is a tool that supports encryption and decryption, message digests, key generation and exchange and ssl channel manipulations.
Introducing FreeNASTM 8.0
On May 2, 2011 the much anticipated redesign of FreeNAS was released. This article introduces FreeNAS 8.0, describing the reasons for its redesign, the current and upcoming features, the graphical administrative interface, and where you can find additional information.
A Puffy In The Corporate Aquarium - Success story: OpenBSD as an Enterprise Desktop
While OpenBSD 2 is well known for its use in infrastructure services (MTA, DNS, firewall…) or appliances, this article will focus on a less known application: the use of OpenBSD as a Joe User Desktop.
Installing FreeBSD with PC-SYSINSTALL
Several months ago, the PC-SYSINSTALL system (The installer for PC-BSD 8.0 and higher) was merged into FreeBSD CURRENT, in preparation for FreeBSD 9.0.
An introduction to GIS on FreeBSD
Geographic information systems (GIS) are rapidly gaining popularity both commercially and on the Internet, and used with location aware devices such as mobile phones can be a powerful tool for aiding productivity.
Exploring The Powers Of The Cloud - Deploying Eyeos On BSD
Ever thought of running things in the cloud? How about doing that from your own server, without any extra effort or cost? We take a look at eyeOS, a cloud OS, and as usual, we do so on BSD.
NanoBSD and ALIX
In the previous issue of BSD Magazine, Bill Harris described how to do a basic installation of FreeBSD on a PC-Engines ALIX board with a Compact Flash card. This is a great way to get started, but there are some risks to this approach.
Mutt On OS X - Part III
When we last left our heroes (in April, 2011 issue of BSD Magazine), I had briefly discussed searching our Mac’s address book as well as begin the process of setting up a complex, multi-account Mutt setup. In this article, I’ll go a bit deeper into setting up Mutt to make the most of Gmail’s features, as well as a way to handle attachments on your Mac.
OpenBSD has an often mistaken image across the world that it stands for cryptography and crypto alone. Only for security applications OpenBSD is a good choice. This is what I used to think till I started looking at its IPsec stack in 2003.
OMAP3 Full Support is Coming Soon in FreeBSD
The trend in the FreeBSD development is bringing FreeBSD for new sets of hardware. The OMAP™ 3 family of multimedia applications processors from TI introduces a new level of performance that enables laptop-like productivity and advanced entertainment in multimedia-enabled mobile devices.
What It Takes - Starting and Running an Open Source Certification Program, Part I
So you’re all excited about your new software and its amazing capabilities to change the world. You truly believe that if only more people knew about it and were competent at using it, the world (or at least the information technology world) would be revolutionized.
Interview with Rafał Jaworowski
Rafal Jaworowski is a co-founder of Semihalf, where he is leading the operating systems department. With over 12 years of experience in the embedded systems field he has ported FreeBSD to various ARM and PowerPC systems, designed and developed device drivers and kernel infrastructure components, which are embedded in commercial products and installations. He contributes to the FreeBSD Project as a src committer. He has earned a M.Sc. degree in Mathematics.