Valuable News – 2018/10/27

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).


FreeBSD 12.0-BETA1 Available.

ZFS Replication Tool zrepl 0.1.0-rc2 Available.

In Other BSDs for 2018/10/20.

OpenBSD – How to fix a broken ACPI.

DNS over TLS in FreeBSD 12.

FreeBSD switch default PHP version from 7.1 to 7.2.

No more joy in FreeBSD.

OpenBSD 6.4 with nested virtualization at gridscale.

DragonFly BSD Performance – SMP Scaling (2018).
What FreeBSD always was suposed to be.

OpenBSD switched default linker on amd64 from GNU to LLVM lld.

How to install FreeBSD 11 on Google Cloud Compute.

VirtualBox 6.0 Beta 1 Released.
VirtualBox 6.0 will be a new minor release. Yes fuck logic.

FreeBSD commit to introduce /etc/src.conf knob to build userland with retpoline.

OpenIndiana Hipster 2018.10 Available.

FreeBSD runs RISC-V in multiuser on lowRISC Nexys 4 DDR.

XigmaNAS Available.

Barman 2.5 with Support for PostgreSQL 11.

POWER9 Desktop.

Installing Arcan on FreeBSD.

What I learned from porting my projects to FreeBSD.

GhostBSD 18.10 RC1/RC2 Available.

FreeBSD is not Linux distribution.

OpenBSD 0-day Xorg/Xenocara LPE via CVE-2018-14665.

Microsoft are services run by UNIX systems.
Hotmail on FreeBSD.
MSN using Apache on Solaris.
bCentral ad servers running on FreeBSD.

OpenBSD Foundation reached its 2018 fundraising goal.


AMD EPYC 3251 Benchmarks and Review the Challenger We Need.

ASRock DeskMini A300 STX Motherboard.

Supermicro CEO Letter Addressing Recent Article.

Intel kills off the 10nm process.

Need modest ARM Cortex-A CPU? Just apply online with $125,000.

Porting Coreboot to the 51NB ThinkPad X210 Mod.

Thinkpad X62.

How IBM ThinkPad Became Design Icon.

HP Spectre 13.3 x360 – Quad-Core i7 with 22.5 Hour Battery Life.


Not exercising worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease, study reveals.


Warhol and the Amiga.

Soviet Tesla – Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced.

NASA finds perfectly rectangular iceberg in Antarctica as if it was deliberately cut.

Apple and Samsung fined for deliberately slowing down phones.


1 thought on “Valuable News – 2018/10/27

  1. Pingback: In Other BSDs for 2018/11/03 – DragonFly BSD Digest

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