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Installing NetBSD 5.0: Screenshots

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| The NetBSD Project recently released NetBSD 5.0, the 13th major release of 
| its Unix operating system. If you are not familiar with the BSD mentality, 
| it's a back-to-basics approach. Those familiar with Unix environments will 
| find themselves right at home.   


EU funds research on lightweight, stable open-source OS

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| The European Research Council has granted €2.5 million (around US$3.3 
| million) to a Dutch university for its research on a "more reliable and 
| secure" Unix-type operating system. The research team seeks to top today´s 
| popular operating systems in the market, such as Windows and Linux, 
| particularly in security features.    



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


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!


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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