Month: September 2015

KDE FreeBSD in my KDE FreeBSD

Yeah, dogg. I hear ya. This post carries on a bit about the way I build and test packages for FreeBSD. I only have one desktop machine, running FreeBSD amd64, and it needs to function as a desktop even while building and testing packages. Elsewhere, things like Project Neon and the OpenSUSE build service do […]

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FreeBSD Plasma 5.4.1 and Frameworks 5.14.

Just a quick note that the KDE-FreeBSD “bleeding edge” ports repository area51 has been updated to the most-recently-released KDE Frameworks 5.14.0 and Plasma Desktop 5.4.1. These packages have been poudriere-built on 9.3 x86, 10.2 amd64 and 11 amd64 (no, I’m not building Plasma Desktop for Beagle Bone just yet). Information on area51 is on the […]

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FreeBSD on Beagle Bone Black (with networking)

I set out to run FreeBSD on my Beagle Bone Black (now dubbed “smurf” by the kids on account of it’s small and blue), for network services. My DSL modem is a crappy under-configurable thing, but I don’t dare to start hacking on it directly because it runs the telephony side of things, too. So […]

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