Valuable News – 2018/12/01

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).


Fixing php72_fpm in OpenBSD 6.4.

Sometimes It’s Necessary – Running x86_64 Binaries on Talos II POWER9 System.

Our pragmatic attachment to OpenBSD PF for our firewall needs.

FreeBSD 12.0-RC2 Available.

Super Capsicumizer 9000 for FreeBSD.
Run anything (like full blown GTK apps) under Capsicum.

Stardew Valley on FreeBSD.

NetBSD ported FreeBSD’s sysrc as nbsysrc.

New CBSD 12.0.1 Release.

GhostBSD 18.10 Screenshots.

Separate FreeBSD Images for arm64 PINEBOOK.

The Chapter 14. HardenedBSD of the HardenedBSD Handbook has been migrated/ported to wiki page.

DragonFly BSD 5.4rc1 Image Available.

OpenBGPD – Adding Diversity to the Route Server Landscape.

HardenedBSD 1100056.9 Available.

BSD Now 274 – Language Assembly.

Migrating OmniOS Virtual Machine from KVM to bhyve.

FreeBSD on XPS 13: Part 1.

FreeBSD on XPS 13: Part 2.

XigmaNAS Available.

Interim Support Guarantee for FreeBSD 12.

Shawn Webb open sourced scripts to automate building of HardenedBSD binary updates.

NetBSD Desktop Part 1 – Manual NetBSD Installation on GPT/UEFI.

NetBSD Desktop Part 2 – Setup Wireless Networking on NetBSD.

NetBSD Desktop Part 3 – Simple Stateful Firewall with NPF.

Why BSD/OS is the best candidate for being the only tested legally open UNIX.

You can download BSD/OS 4.2 ISO images from here if you want to check it out.

Robust Upgrade on Ubuntu using ZFS and Containers.

QuickStart Guide on pot.

FreeBSD adds new small trim(1) tool.
To wipe blocks on flash devices that use wear-leveling algorithms.

FreeBSD 12.0-RC3 Available.

Call for Papers for BSDCan 2019 which will be held 2019/05/17-18 (Fri/Sat) in Ottawa, Canada.

Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0 Beta 3 Released.

Grepping User-Agent: from FreeBSD Developers Mail.


Are cheap low power x86 CPUs an alternative to higher end makers ARM boards?

IBM Mainframe z14 Microprocessor and System Control Design.

Odroid-H2 – World’s first open-spec Intel Gemini Lake computer.

Odroid-H2 – Benchmarks of the Intel Powered $111 Board.

Lenovo to pay $7.3m for installing adware in 750,000 laptops.

CeBIT is Dead.


Why everything will collapse.

Breathing Through the Nose May Offer Unique Brain Benefits.

12 Monkeys Is the Apocalypse Movie We Need Right Now


Researchers Created Fake ‘Master’ Fingerprints to Unlock Smartphones.

CPJ Safety Advisory: Pegasus spyware used to target journalists, civil society.

ŁódΕΊ – the Office Eldorado in the centre of Poland.


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