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What are the earliest defined open source licenses?
In this article I share a few examples of the earliest licenses through 1982 that can be considered (or close to) "open source."
December 18, 2013 17:08:01

20 years of NetBSD
In celebration of its 20th birthday, here is a quick and brief listing of various significant or notable events in NetBSD history.
March 22, 2013 13:22:30

New tools and daemons in NetBSD 6.0
This article introduces the numerous new tools and daemons included with the latest NetBSD release, 6.0.
January 19, 2013 13:28:07

Old 1BSD software used today
The first BSD -- the Berkeley UNIX Software Tape -- provided a variety of useful programs and utilities for UNIX circa 1977. Some of the then new programs are still included with BSD systems today.
May 11, 2012 23:42:29

Answers from Matt Dillon about DragonFly's virtual kernel
Dillon recently implemented his vision of a virtual kernel in DragonFly. This article is is just questions and answers about it.
February 10, 2007 18:16:44

Pkgsrc on non-NetBSD interview
This article contains interviews with five pkgsrc packaging system users (non committers) who use pkgsrc on non-NetBSD systems.
October 12, 2006 10:16:21

One student's experience with Google's Summer of Code
Alan Ritter, Western Washington Univ. senior and computer science major, received recognition on Oct. 16 for his successful participation in Google's Summer of Code. He spent the summer working on a code which makes Windows network drivers adaptable to the NetBSD operating system.
November 04, 2005 19:18:50

Performance testing building DivX and MPEG-2
The author compares the performance of encoding MPEG-4 (using non-threaded) and MPEG-2 (using threaded encoder) on BSD/OS 4.3.1, BSD/OS 5.0, FreeBSD 5.1 and SuSE Linux 8.2
October 14, 2003 17:53:51

Quickly installing OpenBSD 3.3
This article goes through the steps of an OpenBSD 3.3 installation. The installer is a text-based interface and, in most cases, is quick and easy to complete.
October 06, 2003 17:22:21

Building tiny systems with embedded NetBSD
NetBSD is an extremely flexible operating system that is designed to be portable across various architectures. This feature makes it attractive for embedded developers. In this article, the author demonstrates a process for creating a very small kernel that can boot, either to a shell prompt or to a login screen.
September 03, 2003 15:53:38

Introduction to OpenBSD for Linux users (Part 1)
I've seem many people on OpenBSD mailing lists that came from a Linux world and were having the very same problems I had on their first contact with their brand new OS. That's why I decided to write these articles, to make it easier for newcomers. This article covers installation including setting up partitions.
May 08, 2003 16:50:39

Book Review: NetBSD 1.6 - Installieren, Konfigurieren, Administrieren
"Thick" is the first impression that came to my mind when I saw C&L's new NetBSD book, and flipping to it, it really contains a lot of topics in great detail.
February 11, 2003 12:17:47