Re: MidnightBSD

I think we'd all love a BSD that did good binary updates.  (I'm sure this is far easier said than done.)

Please do keep us informed of your progress on these forums.   (Not just with binary updates, but other things--for instance, right now it's so similar to 6.0 or 6.1 that I don't see that much to play with.)

Another minor suggestion--you might want to make that bit about track changes via the blog a bit larger.  I'm sure a lot of people are going to the site out of curiosity, poke a round a bit, but miss that little line which actually seems to be where most of the information is.  (Or maybe it's just that my elderly eyes are the only ones that didn't catch it at first glance.)

<@andre> i would be so much more efficient if i wasn't so stupid

Re: MidnightBSD

I'll stick to my NetBSD elitist way to think, to do and say things but I nevertheless am waiting for feedbacks smile

<wintellect> NetBSD users are smart enough to accept that there's no 3D support tongue

Re: MidnightBSD

Just as a quick update.  The ISC started mirroring us over the weekend.  http://mirrors.isc.org/MidnightBSD  You can actually download at a reasonable speed with that.  I've also setup a torrent on the site with 3 seeders right now. 

We've update openssh, and I'm working on switching to OpenNTPD.  I'll probably add rdate soon as well.  The CVS version has a stronger password hash by default.  Anyone upgrading from an ISO would need to bulid libssh and install as well as change login.conf and update their passwords.

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http://mirrors.isc.org/pub/MidnightBSD/ wink

Re: MidnightBSD

I think that we are all watching the gradual development.  I suspect I'll try it soon, when it adds a few more unique features.

<@andre> i would be so much more efficient if i wasn't so stupid

Re: MidnightBSD

Hey guys. Well, we've finally decided on a window manager for now. Below is the link to the screenshot. Let me know what you think!

http://midnightbsd.org/screen.png

Re: MidnightBSD

Archite wrote:

Hey guys. Well, we've finally decided on a window manager for now. Below is the link to the screenshot. Let me know what you think!

http://midnightbsd.org/screen.png

Nice - I like it!  How do I get that baby installed?

"UBER" means I don't drink the coffee... I chew the beans instead
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Re: MidnightBSD

Install fvwm-devel, rox and then from http://www.fvwm-crystal.org, install trayer and fvwm-crystal. We are still working on bringing it into the source tree.

Re: MidnightBSD

Quick update on MidightBSD.  We're nearing our first release.  Our ports system now builds packages by default.  We build packages from a fake install directory.  Most ports are now working on the new system.  Our CURRENT (0.2) offers many updated or replaced userland utilities, some of which from OpenBSD.  We have ksh and sudo included in the base install.  We currently have i386 and AMD64 working fairly well. 

There is some documentation on our website and we have a russian translation of the site.  http://www.midnightbsd.org/

We've got two more mirrors including AllBSD and Eastern Michigan University. 

We've been fine tuning a newer version of GNUstep.