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...