Valuable News – 2018/09/29

The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems. Whenever I stumble upon something worth mentioning on the Internet I just put it here so someone else can

Today the amount information that we get using various information streams is at massive overload. Thus one needs to focus only on what is important without the need to grep(1) the Internet everyday. Hence the idea of providing such information ‘bulk’ as I already do that grep(1).

UNIX

Something is Rotten in the Linux Foundation.
Something is rotten in the Linux Foundation

In Other BSDs for 2018/09/22.
https://www.dragonflydigest.com/2018/09/22/21802.html

In Other BSDs for 2018/09/29.
https://www.dragonflydigest.com/2018/09/29/21855.html

OpenBSD Slides from EuroBSDcon 2018/09/21-23 Available.
https://www.openbsd.org/events.html#eurobsdcon2018

First Release Candidate of Bareos 18.2 Available.
https://www.bareos.com/en/company_news/Bareos18.2enRC.html

OmniOSCE r151026u Available with Mitigation for Foreshadow/L1TF.
https://omniosce.org/article/release-026u

LibreSSL 2.8.1 Released.
https://bsdsec.net/articles/libressl-2-8-1-released

Enlightenment E22 on OpenIndiana Hipster.
https://twitter.com/sehnsuc77565442/status/1044920978915164160

Reproducible build mode is now on by default on FreeBSD.
https://twitter.com/FreeBSDHelp/status/1045254969484431360
https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=338946

Slides from EuroBSDcon 2018.
https://2018.eurobsdcon.org/talks-speakers/

BSD Now 265 – Software Disenchantment.
https://www.jupiterbroadcasting.com/127316/software-disenchantment-bsd-now-265/

DilOS 2.0.1 Released.
It is Illumos based platform with Debian package manager.
http://www.dilos.org/news/2018-09-09

Percona Whitepaper – Why Choose PostgreSQL?
https://twitter.com/Percona/status/1045660934696513537

Unleashed 1.1 Released.
The Illumos fork.
https://twitter.com/unleashed_os/status/1045690811764133888
http://lists.31bits.net/archives/devel/2018-September/000029.html

Uses This – BSD.
https://usesthis.com/categories/bsd/

Hardware

New SMACH Z console powered by AMD Ryzen radically redefines portable PC gaming.
https://www.smachz.com/

Qualcomm claims its intellectual property helped Apple accelerate the Intel development.
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/qualcomm-escalates-its-fight-with-apple-with-latest-legal-step-2018-09-25

Qualcomm accuses Apple of stealing chip secrets and giving them to Intel.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/25/qualcomm-accuses-apple-of-giving-its-chip-secrets-to-intel.html

System76 wants to make a high-end ARM Laptop and Desktop.
http://armdevices.net/2018/09/24/system76-wants-to-make-a-high-end-arm-laptop-and-desktop/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

OpenPOWER Summit 2018 – Europe/Holland – 2018/10/03-04.
https://openpowerfoundation.org/summit-2018-10-eu

Intel Tock-Ticks Chipsets Back to 22nm.
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-14nm-shortage-h310c,37819.html

Life

Let Teenagers Sleep In.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/20/opinion/sunday/sleep-school-start-time-screens-teenagers.html

Australia to force telecommunications companies to install spyware on customers phones.
https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/business/companies/spyware-on-phone-fears-as-dutton-pushes-new-security-laws-20180924-p505oc.html

Other

Chrome is a Google Service that happens to include a Browser Engine.
https://ha.x0r.be/posts/chrome-is-a-google-service/

Why I’m done with Chrome.
Why I’m done with Chrome

Volkswagen car maker detects when your tests are being run in a CI server, and makes them pass.
https://github.com/auchenberg/volkswagen

Chrome browser ported to POWER9/ppc64 hardware.
https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/forum/#!topic/chromium-dev/MYq1DPz9Tak
https://twitter.com/RaptorCompSys/status/1044376294799101953
https://www.talospace.com/2018/09/chromium-on-power9-ready-to-land.html

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  1. Pingback: In Other BSDs for 2018/10/06 – DragonFly BSD Digest

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