Valuable News – 2018/12/14

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).


For The Love Of UFS.

Introspection of My Thoughts on GhostBSD 18.10.

Visual Defragmenter for the Commodore 64.

From Bedrooms to Billions.

From Bedrooms to Billions: Amiga Years.

10 of the Best Video Game Documentaries.

I Told You So. Again!
OpenSSL is Written by Monkeys.

In Other BSDs for 2018/12/08.

Portability of tar features.

How Douglas Engelbart Invented the Future.

More Cavium Thunder X2 Commits Landed in FreeBSD.

The Reviews GhostBSD 18.10.

Awesome UNIXยฎ.
Exploration of the world of UNIXยฎ including UNIX history and its relevance of today.

FreeBSD 12 is Running Great On Dell PowerEdge R7425 EPYC Server.

OpenSSH – Configuration to Keep Connection Alive.

OPNsense Security Device Build.

OpenBSD on Laptop.

Borg Backup 1.1.8 Released.

FreeBSD Graphics Blog – Getting Started With drm-kmod.

All HaikuOS kernel memory is now W^X.

FreeBSD adds ACPI based NUMA support for arm64.

Installing MariaDB Server on OpenBSD.

OmniOS Community Edition r151{028f/026af/022cd}.

FreeNAS 11.2 – Whats New?

Unprivileged Linux Users With UID Greater Then INT_MAX (2147483647) Can Execute Any Command.

OpenBSD on Microsoft Surface Go.

Sunny Valley Networks sponsored netmap(4) support for vtnet(4) to make it functional on FreeBSD.

BSD Now 275 – OpenBSD in Stereo.

Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.0 RC1 Available.

KDE4 and QT4 Deprecated in FreeBSD.
KDE4 will be removed at the end of this year (before 2019/01).
QT4 will be removed in the middle of 2019/03.

Clang updated to 7.0 in FreeBSD 13-CURRENT.

PowerVM iSCSI Support.!/wiki/Power%20Systems/page/iSCSI%20Support%20on%20PowerVM

Support for MacBookAir 7.1/7.2/8.1 added in FreeBSD.

OPNsense 18.7.9 Available.

Why should I have written ZeroMQ in C not C++ (Part I).

BSD Now 276 – Ho Ho Ho – 12.0.


ARMed Attack – Intel/AMD Do Not See Torpedo Headed Their Way.

Gigabyte MZ31-AR0 Review Single Socket AMD EPYC Motherboard.

Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in motherboards.

Why I’m usually unnerved when modern SSDs die on us.

First Pictures of 10nm Intel Ice Lake Xeon Server Chips.

Intel Architecture Day 2018 – Future of Core/Intel GPUs/10nm/Hybrid x86.


Reason Many Ultrarich People Are Not Satisfied with Their Wealth.

Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night and Theyโ€™re Not Keeping It Secret.

Golden Age of Rich People Not Paying Their Taxes.


Qualcomm says native Firefox browser is coming to Windows on ARM.

Browser Diversity Starts with Us.

Firefox Dilemma.

Firefox 64 Released.

Midori Browser 7.x Available.

Google transferred ownership of domain to DuckDuckGo.

50 CVEs in 50 Days – Fuzzing Adobe Reader.

Windows 10 is still telling Microsoft what you’re doing even if you don’t want it to.
Microsoft baffles Windows 10 users by apparently collecting data about recently opened websites and apps when users have opted against sharing that information.


1 thought on “Valuable News – 2018/12/14

  1. Pingback: In Other BSDs for 2018/12/22 – DragonFly BSD Digest

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