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BSD Now is a weekly presentation dedicated to spreading the word about the BSD family of operating systems. We also aim to keep those who are already aware up to date with the latest news and developments. It started in mid-2013 and the first episode aired on September 4th of that year. BSD advocacy has traditionally been lacking in comparison to other OS communities, and we wanted to change that. We decided to take a modern approach on the matter, and ended up with a video podcast.

The show is hosted by Allan and Kris, and was written/produced by TJ (episodes 1-105) and JT (episodes 111-current)

Latest News

Two Year Anniversary

2015-08-08

We're quickly approaching our two-year anniversary, which will be on episode 105. To celebrate, we've created a unique t-shirt design, available for purchase until the end of August. Shirts will be shipped out around September 1st. Most of the proceeds will support the show, and specifically allow us to buy...

New discussion segment

2015-01-17

We're thinking about adding a new segment to the show where we discuss a topic that the listeners suggest. It's meant to be informative like a tutorial, but more of a "free discussion" format. If you have any subjects you want us to explore, or even just a good name...

How did you get into BSD?

2014-11-26

We've got a fun idea for the holidays this year: just like we ask during the interviews, we want to hear how all the viewers and listeners first got into BSD. Email us your story, either written or a video version, and we'll read and play some of them for...

EuroBSDCon 2014

2014-09-18

As you might expect, both Allan and Kris will be at EuroBSDCon this year. They'll be busy hunting down various BSD developers and forcing them to do interviews, but don't hesitate to say hi if you're a listener!...


Episode 186: The Fast And the Firewall: Tokyo Drift

2017-03-22

Direct Download:VideoHD VideoMP3 AudioOGG AudioTorrent This episode was brought to you by Headlines AsiaBSDcon Reports and Reviews AsiaBSDcon schedule Schedule and slides from the 4th bhyvecon Michael Dexter’s trip report on the iXsystems blog NetBSD AsiaBSDcon booth report TrueOS Community Guidelines are here! TrueOS has published its new Community Guidelines The TrueOS Project has existed for over ten years. Until...

Episode 185: Exit Interview

2017-03-16

Direct Download:VideoHD VideoMP3 AudioOGG AudioTorrent This episode was brought to you by Interview – Kris Moore – kris@trueos.org / @pcbsdKrisTrueOS founder, FreeNAS developer, BSD Now co-hostBenedict Reuschling – bcr@freebsd.org / @bsdbcrFreeBSD commiter & FreeBSD Foundation Vice President, BSD Now co-host Send questions, comments, show ideas/topics, or stories you want mentioned on the show...

Episode 184: Tokyo Dreaming

2017-03-08

Direct Download:VideoHD VideoMP3 AudioOGG AudioTorrent This episode was brought to you by Headlines OpenBSD A2k17 hackathon reports a2k17 hackathon report: Patrick Wildt on the arm64 port a2k17 hackathon report: Antoine Jacoutot on syspatch, rc.d improvements and more a2k17 hackathon report: Martin Pieuchot on NET_LOCK and much more a2k17 hackathon report: Kenneth Westerback on...

Episode 183: Getting Steamy Here

2017-03-01

Direct Download:VideoHD VideoMP3 AudioOGG AudioTorrent This episode was brought to you by Headlines playonbsd with TrueOS: It’s Getting Steamy in Here and I’ve Had Too Much Wine We’ve done a couple of tutorials in the past on using Steam and Wine with PC-BSD, but now with the addition of playonbsd to the...