Valuable News – 2019/01/18

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).


Installing and Updating FreeBSD 11.0 on Raspberry Pi.

ZFS on Linux Runs into Snag with Linux 5.0.

Create your own video streaming server with Linux or FreeBSD.

hexyl – command-line hex viewer for terminal.
Colors different categories of bytes (NULL/printable ASCII/ASCII whitespace/other ASCII/non-ASCII).

How Vim Shaped My Writing.

Debugging Rust with VSCode on FreeBSD.

In Other BSDs for 2019/01/12.

How OpenBSD is secure compared to other operating systems?

FreeBSD adds bluetooth-config script to simplify setting up Bluetooth connections.

The good and the bad of Linux’s NetworkManager.

Linux network-scripts being deprecated.

The CADT Model – mostly used in Linux environments.

We are now closer to the Y2038 bug than the Y2K bug.

FreeBSD adds support for Clang Coverage Sanitizer in kernel (KCOV).

Powersaving with DragonFly BSD Laptop.

Difference Between ZFS Scrub and Resilver.

Risk that comes from ZFS on Linux not being GPL Compatible.
Actually its GPL that is not compatible with CDDL (ZFS license). Not the other way around.

FreeBSD takes vmm(4) towards multicore Bhyve AMD support.

Ansible plugin for remotely provisioning FreeBSD Jails separately from their Jail host.

Update Intel Microcode on FreeBSD.

Building spotifyd on NetBSD.

Building my FreeBSD-based home router.

HardenedBSD 1100056.12 Available.

BSD Now 281 – EPYC Server Battle.

OpenRSYNC – clean-room implementation of rsync with a BSD (ISC) license.

FreeBSD and UEFI Boot.

Synaptics Touchpad on FreeBSD.

OpenBSD Content Filtering Proxy HOWTO in One Tweet πŸ™‚

Aphelia – minimalist window manager.

The tinywm.c is a window manager in 50 lines of C code.

OpenDoas: Portable Version of OpenBSD doas Command.

OpenBSD Packages Statistics.

The Art of Unix Programming by Eric Steven Raymond reformatted by Martin Tournoij.

Reproducible NetBSD!

FreeBSD PR (Problem Reports) Stats.

Using cloud-init with SmartOS.

Shawn Webb (co-creator of HardenedBSD) started new project to rewrite FreeBSD bhyve in Rust.


Flashing my Lenovo x230 with Coreboot.

POWER9 Scales Up To 1.2 TB/s of I/O.

V-Raptor is 24-Core ARM Server Based on SocioNext SC2A11 SoC.

AMD Opteron X3421 Benchmarks and Review Low Cost Atom Competitor.

Computer for CyberSecurity BSD-OS (SecBSD).


Australia Becomes First Western Nation to Ban Secure Encryption.

Facebook’s 10 Year Challenge is Just a Harmless Meme Right?


ŁódΕΊ Revitalised – Poland’s Third Largest City is Under Transformation.

Click to access fdi-lodz-revitalised.pdf

Why Microsoft Word must Die.



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  1. Pingback: In Other BSDs for 2019/02/02 – DragonFly BSD Digest

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