Valuable News – 2019/01/25

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 fixed pfsync change that break CARP.

Restoration of Early UNIX Artifacts.

Click to access toomey.pdf

Amiga 500 Papercraft Pattern.

Click to access amiga-500-ver1.pdf

Ansible BSD Working Group.

Ansible Solaris Working Group.

In Other BSDs for 2019/01/19.

Debian systemd maintainer will not maintain systemd anymore.
“What’s going on is just too stupid/crazy.”

AMIGA gets LZ4 for 68k CPUs.

[POLISH] ZFS – Rewolucja w Systemach Plikow (Mariusz Zaborski).

Click to access programista_zfs_2015.pdf

LiteCLI is user friendly command line client for SQLite database.

OpenBSD can now join any open WiFi network.;sid=20190120142708

OpenBSD deletes vmm(4) on i386.;sid=20190120142529

NomadBSD 1.2-RC1 Released.

Open source Spotify UNIX client available on FreeBSD as audio/spotifyd port.

OpenBSD added support for 2TB of memory on amd64.;sid=20190121081245

HardenedBSD 1200058.2 Available.

SoloBSD 19.01-STABLE based on HardenedBSD 1200058.2 Available.

OmniOS Community Edition r151028l/r151026al/r151022cj Available.

Wayland Support on BSDs Continuing to Improve.

Lumina from Project Trident will replace Fluxbox with their own WM after its finished.

For the Love of Pipes.

FreeBSD adds trim(8) command for devices with wear leveling algorithms.

ClarityOS is Safe/Secure/Modern/Reliable HardenedBSD fork.
Goal is to make BSD as open and customizable as possible, while keeping it easy, simple and accessible to as many people as possible!

MidnightBSD Developer Journal.

Out-of-the-Box 10GE Network Benchmarks on Linux Distributions and FreeBSD 12.

FreeBSD in top(1) will not now show swap line if there are no swap devices.

Wine 4.0 Released.

AMD Open Source Driver for Vulkan.

Kerberized NFS4 in Mixed Environment.
FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE as KDC/Kerberos/NFS4 Server with Windows/Ubuntu as Clients.

XigmaNAS Released.

FreeBSD utility nsysctl to show MIB tree in XML.

HOWTO – VNET Jails on FreeBSD 12 with ZFS.

Building FreeBSD based home router.

Project Trident 18.12 Overview.

What’s Wrong with tar?

BSD Now 282 – Open the Rsync.

ClonOS 19.01-RELEASE Available – First Public Release.


Rock Pi 4 Review – Is this Raspberry Pi challenger you’ve been looking for?

Freedom and Privacy in the Datacenter.

Introducing Ultra EPYC AMD Powered Sun Ultra 24 Workstation.

Thin-ITX AMD AM4 Motherboard.

Backblaze Hard Drive Stats for 2018.

Double Height DDR4 – 32GB Modules Reviewed.


Men’s and Women’s Brains.

Philip Zimbardo’s Response to Recent Criticisms of the Stanford Prison Experiment.

50 Years Ago Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists to Point Blame at Fat.

Students Learn From People They Love.

The Process of Mastering a Skill.

Real Hardware for the FreeBSD BeaST Storage System.

Remote Code Execution in Linux apt/apt-get Commands.

The Alarming Decline of Quality Youth Playtime.


Quake 1.5 Refreshed FPS Classic with New Maps/Monsters/Mayhem.


1 thought on “Valuable News – 2019/01/25

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

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