Valuable News – 2018/04/03

IBM released new free font named IBM Plex.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_Plex
https://github.com/IBM/plex

Difference between Little Endian and Big Endian in one simple picture.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DKPVGu-UIAASyDZ.jpg:large

From 2010 Apple plans to use its own chips in Macs instead of Intel. Seems that iOS will be merged with Mac OS X (macOS) into one single system to run on custom ARM64 chips from Apple.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-02/apple-is-said-to-plan-move-from-intel-to-own-mac-chips-from-2020

Install X11 and Desktop Environment on OmniOSce/Illumos system.
https://geekblood.wordpress.com/2017/10/26/installing-x11-and-a-desktop-environment-on-omnios/

OpenBSD 6.3 has need released.
https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-announce&m=152267725618055

The gron utility makes JSON files greppable.
https://github.com/tomnomnom/gron/

The gron is not yet in the FreeBSD Ports but FreeBSD binary is available for download.
https://github.com/tomnomnom/gron/releases

The end of Windows has finally happened, its just not what You expected.
https://stratechery.com/2018/the-end-of-windows/

The new part of the arstechnica.com series – History of the AmigaPart 12: Red vs. Blue has been published.
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/03/a-history-of-the-amiga-part-12-red-vs-blue/

Earlier parts of the History of the Amiga series are available here:
https://arstechnica.com/series/history-of-the-amiga/

The zrepl – ZFS replication tool – has new 0.3 version.
https://zrepl.github.io/changelog.html
https://github.com/zrepl/zrepl/releases/tag/0.0.3

… and last but not least, the freebsdwiki.net page seeks for new maintainer as the current owner is not really active in the FreeBSD community anymore.
http://freebsdwiki.net/index.php/Main_Page

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