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FreeBSD Past Events

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Past Events:

December 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to Documentation, live.FreeBSD.org
    18 December, 2020
    On December 18th 2020 from 18:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to Documentation by Sergio Carlavilla.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org
    16 December, 2020
    On December 16th at 21:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "Bhyve", hosted by Peter Grehan and John Baldwin. For more information please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to Capsicum, live.FreeBSD.org
    11 December, 2020
    On December 11th 2020 from 18:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to Capsicum by Mariusz Zaborski.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org
    03 December, 2020
    On December 3rd at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The topic will be "Git Q&A." For more information please see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

November 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to DTrace, live.FreeBSD.org
    20 November, 2020
    On November 20th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to DTrace by Mark Johnston.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Vendor Summit 2020, Online
    11 - 13 November, 2020
    This event wants to bring together FreeBSD developers and vendors to talk about common goals. Talks about latest developments in companies and in FreeBSD will provide insights into future directions. The event is also a great opportunity for networking within the industry. The half day sessions are free to attend, but you will need to register to access the meeting room.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to RISC-V, live.FreeBSD.org
    06 November, 2020
    On November 6th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to RISC-V by Mitchell Horne.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

October 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to Bhyve, live.FreeBSD.org
    23 October, 2020
    On October 24rd 2020 from 00:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to Bhyve by Peter Grehan.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org
    14 October, 2020
    On October 14th at 02:00 UTC we will hold the 4th "FreeBSD Core Team Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions or to offer comments. The detail of the topics is in the announcement. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to CheriBSD, live.FreeBSD.org
    09 October, 2020
    On October 9th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to CheriBSD by Dr. Robert N. M. Watson.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

September 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to Jails, live.FreeBSD.org
    25 September, 2020
    On September 25th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to Jails by Michael W. Lucas.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org
    23 September, 2020
    On September 23rd at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Bug Squash, live.FreeBSD.org
    19 September, 2020
    On September 19th 2020 from 1400-2100 UTC we will be running a coordinated virtual Bug Squash. FreeBSD has a Problem Report (PR) database where users and developers are encouraged to file issues and regressions they find in both the base system and ports tree. A Bug Squash is a focused session where we try to triage, process, fix and close as many reports as we can from the PR database. This September 11th Bug Squash we will focus on closing as many PRs with patches as we can. Both users and developers are invited to attend and participate via the live video stream and IRC channel.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Introduction to Hardware Hacking on Raspberry Pi, live.FreeBSD.org
    11 September, 2020
    On September 11th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Introduction to Hardware Hacking on Raspberry Pi by Tom Jones.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

August 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to FreeBSD Security, live.FreeBSD.org
    28 August, 2020
    On August 28th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to FreeBSD Security by Antranig Vartanian.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org
    19 August, 2020
    On August 19th at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Introduction to ZFS, live.FreeBSD.org
    14 August, 2020
    On August 14th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Introduction to ZFS by Dan Langille.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Friday: History of BSD Fast Filesystem, live.FreeBSD.org
    07 August, 2020
    On August 7th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: History of BSD Fast Filesystem by Dr. Marshall Kirk McKusick.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

July 2020

  • FreeBSD Friday: FreeBSD Installfest Pt 2, live.FreeBSD.org
    31 July, 2020
    On July 31st 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: FreeBSD Installfest Pt 2 by Roller Angel.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Friday: FreeBSD Installfest Pt 1, live.FreeBSD.org
    24 July, 2020
    On July 24th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: FreeBSD Installfest Pt 1 by Roller Angel.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org
    22 July, 2020
    On July 22nd at 18:00 UTC we will hold a "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Friday: Intro to FreeBSD, live.FreeBSD.org
    17 July, 2020
    On July 17th 2020 from 17:00 UTC there will be an 1 hour live streaming session of the FreeBSD Fridays. The topic of this week is: Intro to FreeBSD by Deb Goodkin.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

June 2020

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org
    24 June, 2020
    On June 24th at 18:00 UTC we will hold the fifth "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion. For more information see the Office Hours page on the FreeBSD wiki.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

April 2020

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, live.FreeBSD.org
    15 - 16 April, 2020
    On April 16th at 02:00 UTC (April 15th in North America) we will hold the second "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

  • FreeBSD Office Hours, Google Hangout
    01 April, 2020
    On April 1st at 18:00 UTC we will hold the first "FreeBSD Office Hours", an interactive online event where users, contributors, and developers can ask questions and get advice. The event will be recorded and posted to Youtube after its conclusion.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

February 2020

  • FOSDEM 2020, ULB Solbosch Campus, Brussels, Belgium
    01 - 02 February, 2020
    FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in Brussels.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

January 2020

  • FreeBSD mini-DevSummit FOSDEM 2020, Hotel NH Brussels Carrefour de l'Europe, Brussels, Belgium
    31 January, 2020
    Join FreeBSD Developers and Vendors for a one-day summit to be held in conjunction with FOSDEM '20 in Brussels, Belgium. The summit will consist of discussion sessions and is by-invitation only.

    Social links: Flickr, Blog Search.

Current Events

Events from past years: