TrueOS Stable update released 2/22/17

A new update for TrueOS-STABLE is available as of 2/22/17 (apologies for the late announcement). This update brings in a number of bugfixes and functionality improvements, along with a few “big-ticket” items. Brief Changelog Bugfixes: packaging upgrading....

New Jail management utilities

This week, the TrueOS developers/contributors are introducing a new suite of utilities for jail management. These tools are designed to create standard package base jails from TrueOS with OpenRC support. This provides a quick way to test OpenRC functionality within a...

TrueOS Community plans – 2017 and beyond

Evolution of a growing community   As the community guidelines are now available, I thought it useful to expand a little on what the core TrueOS developers are looking to do over the coming year(s). We’ve had lengthy discussions in the office about the...

TrueOS Community Guidelines are here!

Want to help shape TrueOS into the best Open Source OS out there? If you are interested in earning a commit bit and helping steer the TrueOS project, check out our new Community Guidelines!

Improving TrueOS: OpenRC

OpenRC is a dependency-based init system working with the system provided init program. It is used with several Linux distributions, including Gentoo and Alpine Linux. However, OpenRC was created by the NetBSD developer Roy Marples in one of those interesting...

Quick How-To: Updating a screenshot in the TrueOS Handbook

When TrueOS began using Sphinx for documentation generation, all Handbook files were added to their own repositories on Github: TrueOS, Lumina, SysAdm. Updating documentation, and especially screenshots, is a relatively simple method to help out with TrueOS, but there...

Input Device Settings for Lumina Config are here!

The latest (12/12) unstable updates to TrueOS also adds options to adjust input device settings in Lumina. The GUI tool reproduces the settings created by xinput, using the xinput library. To adjust an input device within the GUI, navigate Start Menu → Preferences →...