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BSD goes live with FreeSBIE 2.0

January 27th, 2007 1 comment

NewsForge reviews the new FreeSBIE 2.0.

Last year the Italian FreeBSD user group, GUFI, rekindled the FreeSBIE project to develop a live CD based on the FreeBSD operating system. After more than four months of development, and an equal number of beta releases, the project released FreesBIE 2.0 this month. Codenamed Clint Eastwood, the live CD is based on the recent FreeBSD 6.2 release, and is an ideal platform to experience BSD and learn how things are done in BSD land.

Categories: Desktop, FreeSBIE, Reviews

Interview with Matteo Riondato, FreeSBIE

January 22nd, 2007 Comments off

This weeks DistroWatch Weekly contains an interview with a developer of the FreeSBIE project.

FreeSBIE, the first-ever live CD based on FreeBSD, is a project that delivers a complete, desktop-oriented operating system that one can boot and use without installation, even on a computer which doesn’t have a functional hard disk.

Categories: Desktop, FreeSBIE, Interviews

FreeSBIE 2.0 PRE-BETA Release

October 16th, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch is reporting the testing release of a new version of FreeSBIE.

Categories: Desktop, FreeSBIE, Releases

The Linux Newbie: How to Pick a Linux Distro: LiveCD Edition

August 28th, 2006 Comments off

The Linux Newbie compares 11 different LiveCDs in this article. One interesting piece of information included is boot times for each of the LiveCDs.

A comparison of BSD live CDs

June 19th, 2006 Comments off

DistroWatch Weekly reviews all the popular BSD LiveCDs available for download.

GNU/Linux live CDs are increasingly playing an important role in the free software community. They serve as advocacy tools, they make it possible for newbies to try out software without having to install anything and they make fantastic rescue disks. While all the best known live CDs are GNU/Linux variants, there are also several *BSD live CDs out there. I decided to give them a test run.