The latest version of FreeBSD, version 9.0, has been released and boasts a great deal of new features. Highlights include (as seen from the FreeBSD release announcement page) A new installer, bsdinstall(8) has been added and is the installer used by the ISO images provided as part of this release The Fast Filesystem now supports [...]
The FreeBSD Project again received many high quality applications from students participating in Google’s Summer of Code program. This year 18 student proposals to work with the FreeBSD Project were accepted as part of this program. For those with projects that were not accepted this year, we’d like to note that the FreeBSD Project is always willing to help mentor students so they can learn more about operating system development through our normal community mailing lists and development forums.