Valuable News – 2018/11/02

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-BETA2 Available.

Configuring FreeBSD for Infrastructure.

In Other BSDs for 2018/10/27.

Systemd is bad parsing and should feel bad.

Attach Bluetooth keyboard to NetBSD machine.

Porting Keybase to NetBSD.

The D in Systemd stands for ‘Dammmmit!’ Nasty DHCPv6 packet can pwn vulnerable Linux box.

NetBSD on RISC-V is alive!

IBM Acquires Red Hat.
AIX is dead. AIX sysadmins better get used to Linux.

OpenBSD with GPS synchronised NTP.

SoloBSD 11.2-STABLE-1028 based on HardenedBSD 1100056.7.

New vmwgfx graphics driver for FreeBSD 12 virtualized in VMware.

Using nmap on your home network.

The pkgsrc now has 20000+ packages for SmartOS.

GhostBSD 18.10 Available.

New OpenBSD FAQ chapter – Virtualization.

HardenedBSD 12-STABLE Progress.!msg/users/bgbJ-ABBR8g/mXlkVBR1CAAJ

FreeBSD Boot RISC-V in 1 Second.

FreeBSD 10.4 is unsupported (End-of-Life) as of 2018/11/01.

FreeBSD rc(8) now has new keywords: enable/disable/delete.

BSD Now 269 – Tiny Daemon Lib.

BSD Now 270 – Ghostly Releases.

NextCloud on OpenBSD – Updated.

OpenBSD as Authoritative DNS Nameserver.


System76 on US Manufacturing and Open Hardware.

GlobalFoundries Establishes Avera Semiconductor – Custom ASIC Chip Company.

SiFive Introduces 7 Series RISC-V Cores with E7/S7/U7 Series.


20 top lawyers were beaten by legal AI. Here are their surprising responses.

12 Year Old Girl Built Robot That Can Find Microplastics In Ocean.


Every story in the world has one of these 6 basic plots.

Facebook Exodus: Nearly half of young users have deleted the app from their phone.

Graveyard Keeper: How the graphics effects are made.


1 thought on “Valuable News – 2018/11/02

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

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