FreeBSD

June-Aug 2009

JUNE 25, 2009

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dru Lavigne to our board of directors. Dru brings with her years of experience as a writer, FreeBSD advocate, and FreeBSD administrator teacher.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a travel grant application for EuroBSDCan. If you submitted an application you should be hearing from us soon.

Our 2009 Semi-Annual newsletter is now available! Check it out to find out what we are doing to help the FreeBSD Project and community.

We are pleased to announce another project that we are funding. Ed Schouten has been awarded a grant to write a new console driver for the FreeBSD Project. Click here to find out more.

We are pleased to announce another project from our recently accepted project proposals! Mark Linimon has been awarded a grant to prototype a new problem reporting system for the FreeBSD project. Click here to find out more.

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce the following changes to its officers on the board of directors following its annual meeting in early June: Justin Gibbs will be taking the position of president following several years as vice president; Sam Leffler will be taking the position of vice president; Deb Goodkin will be continuing as Secretary and Treasurer. Robert Watson has stepped down as president, but will continue as a member of the board of directors, as will Paul Saab and Hiroki Sato.

We had another successful event at BSDCan 2009. We had some interesting discussions on potential projects and fund-raising opportunities. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth and “bought” a hat and/or flashlight. We raised over $800 at this event. Find out more in our July newsletter, coming soon.

We are pleased to announce another project from our recently accepted project proposals! Arnar Mar Sig has been awarded a grant to develop AVR32 support for FreeBSD. Click here to find out more.

Our Q1 financial reports are now available on our website.

Announcing our first accepted project from the recently accepted project proposals! Rui Paulo will be implementing the forthcoming IEEE 802.11s wireless mesh standard for FreeBSD. Click here to find out more.

We were proud to be a Gold Sponsor of BSDCan 2009, which was held May 8-9 at the University of Ottawa. We also sponsored the Developer Summit that will preceded the conference.

We proudly sponsored 7 developers to attend BSDCan this year.

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