Valuable News – 2018/10/20

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).


OpenBSD vmm(8) now runs CentOS 7 Linux. – Its Past and Its Future.

Linux elementary OS 5 Juno Available.
Still no desktop icons.

Unix in East Germany (GDR) from 1982.!topic/comp.unix.wizards/QX_dxElrVNs

FreeBSD 12.0-ALPHA10 Available.

Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.2.20 Available.

Arcan versus Xorg – Approaching Feature Parity.
Arcan versus Xorg – Approaching Feature Parity

Kubernetes with IBM AIX container technology.

Fonts on Unix.
Really great in depth guide to fonts on UNIX systems.

OpenBSD 6.4 Released.

PostgreSQL 11 Released.

2ndQuadrant contributes major features to PostgreSQL 11.

OpenBSD Mail Smarthost Runbook.

Upgrading OpenBSD with Ansible.

FreeNAS 11.2-RC1 Available.

FreeBSD HEAD is now known as 13-CURRENT.

FreeBSD has initial driver for ACPI NFIT enumerated NVDIMMs.

CAM drivers in FreeBSD over time.

OpenBSD on the AMD Ryzen powered ThinkPad A485.


RISC-V: More Than Core.

Backblaze 2018 Q3 Hard Drive Stats: Less is More.

ODROID-H2 mini PC board with Celeron J4105.

Zotac Zbox PI225 pico Mini PC Review.,review-5857.html

Business card-sized Japanese phone bucks the giant-phone trend.


It’s better to be born rich than gifted.

Good Sleep, Good Learning, Good Life.

Microplastics found in 90 percent of table salt.


Ideas for scaling PostgreSQL to multi-terabyte and beyond.

Make Firefox Great Faster Again.


1 thought on “Valuable News – 2018/10/20

  1. Pingback: In Other BSDs for 2018/10/27 – DragonFly BSD Digest

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