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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 152: The Laporte has landed!

2016-07-27

Direct Download: Video | HD Video | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | Torrent This episode was brought to you by Headlines Leo Laporte tries FreeBSD Leo Laporte, formerly of TechTV, and now of TWiT.tv, is switching to FreeBSD “The latest debacle over the "forced" upgrade to Windows 10 and Apple's increasingly locked-in ecosystem has got...

Episode 151: Fuzzy Auditing

2016-07-20

Direct Download: Video | HD Video | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | Torrent This episode was brought to you by Headlines Multiple Bugs in OpenBSD Kernel Its patch Wednesday! (OR last Thursday if you were watching the mailing lists) Jesse Hertz and Tim Newsham (part of the NCC Group calling themselves project Triforce) have been...

Episode 150: Sprinkle a little BSD into your life.

2016-07-13

Direct Download: Video | HD Video | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | Torrent This episode was brought to you by Headlines Distrowatch reviews OpenBSD and PCBSD's live upgrade method Upgrading… The bane of any sysadmin! Distrowatch has recently done a write-up on the in-place upgrading of various distros / BSDs including PC-BSD and...

Episode 149: The bhyve has been disturbed, and a wild Dexter appears!

2016-07-06

Direct Download: Video | HD Video | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | Torrent This episode was brought to you by Headlines NetBSD Introduction We start off today’s episode with a great new NetBSD article! Siju Oommen George has written an article for BSDMag, which provides a great overview of NetBSD’s beginnings and what it...