Valuable News – 2019/02/15

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).


How to Secure FreeBSD (server minimal edition).

GCC 8/9 vs. LLVM 7/8 Compiler Performance on POWER9 Raptor Talos II.

FreeBSD Foundation – Love what FreeBSD has done for your organization?
Send your testimonial to FreeBSD Foundation!

SPARC and TOD Modules on Illumos.

Customizing OpenBSD xenodm.

Modern Data Lake with Minio.

Nord – arctic north-bluish color palette.

NetBSD Desktop Part 6 – vi Editor – tmux – Unicode ${TERM}.

Customized Resolution for OpenBSD in VirtualBox.

The mblaze is Maildir focused command line mail client.

Sony Pictures releases OpenColorIO under BSD license.

Tricks QNX Uses to Outperform Other Microkernels. 2018 Members Choice Awards – Winners from 2018 Year. 2017 Members Choice Awards – Winners from 2017 Year.

FreeBSD Implements ASLR (Address Space Layout Randomization).

HardenedBSD has ASLR while FreeBSD just got (only) ASR.

Handy AT&T UNIX Quick Guide from 1982.

Setup QEMU with HAX Acceleration on NetBSD.

OpenBSD imported OpenRsync (with pledge/unveil support) into its base system.;sid=20190211081518

FreeBSD on ARM64 on Scalable Cloud Platform.

The gotop activity monitor inspired by gtop and vtop written in Go.

Thoughts on SPARC Support in Illumos.

OpenNebula 5.7.80 Beta Contextualization Packages for FreeBSD Guest.
“With this beta version, we are excited to announce initial support for the FreeBSD guests!”

OmniOS Community Edition r151028o/r151026ao/r151022cm Available.

First Impressions of Project Trident 18.12 from DistroWatch.

First Draft of FreeBSD Mastery: Jails by Michael W. Lucas is complete.

IBM Looks at Adding Support for LLVM/Clang to AIX.

Minio – Minimalist Object Storage Technology.

Deploying Kubernetes on SmartOS.

The sysctlview GTK tool to explore FreeBSD sysctl-mib-tree is now committed to FreeBSD Ports.

KDE Plasma in FreeBSD Ports is updated to 5.15.

Arch Linux Easy ZFS (ALEZ) Installer – ZFS Boot Environments on Linux.

Middleton BIOS for ThinkPad X61/T61/R61/X300.

Long Slow Death of Commercial Unix.
“Apple MacOS and iOS are both derived from FreeBSD – and that installed base isn’t going anywhere.”

Proposal for new RPKI validator – OpenBSD rpki-client(1).

The dm-pkg is simple script to use dmenu on FreeBSD to install package.

Red Hat Satellite chooses PostgreSQL instead MongoDB.

PostgreSQL 11.2/10.7/9.6.12/9.5.16/9.4.21 Released.

FreeBSD User Tries Out NetBSD 8.0.

BSD Now 285 – BSD Strategy.

USE Method – FreeBSD Performance Checklist.

In Other BSDs for 2019/02/09

Lazy Reading for 2019/02/10.


Work on ARM – Issue 81.

Blackbird POWER9 Micro ATX Motherboard from Raptor.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X Review.

FOSDEM 2019 – Pinebook Pro – PinePhone Dev Kits.

PINE64 Community.

Why More Organizations Will Move Toward Offline Tape Based Storage Strategy in 2019.

New Hardware from PINE64.


Salary Negotiation – Make More Money – Be More Valued.

People Who Struggle to Get Out of Bed Are More Intelligent.
People who went to bed after 11 P.M. and got up after 8 A.M. earned more money and enjoyed a happier lifestyle.

Why Childhood Indoctrination Messes Up Kids.

I Cut the ‘Big Five’ Tech Giants From My Life. It Was Hell.


PKI for Busy People.


1 thought on “Valuable News – 2019/02/15

  1. Pingback: In Other BSDs for 2019/02/23 – DragonFly BSD Digest

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