Valuable Newsβ€Š-β€Š2019/04/29

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.

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).

UNIX

Its now possible to use FreeBSD ASR in HardenedBSD 13-CURRENT.
https://github.com/HardenedBSD/hardenedBSD/commit/553b58b88ecd166c040c87d22ca1554361b0fad2

DragonFly BSD 5.4.2 Released.
https://www.dragonflybsd.org/release54/

Categorizing OpenBSD Bugs.
https://www.collicutt.co.uk/notebook/openbsd_bugs.html

The End of Scientific Linux.
https://lwn.net/Articles/786422/

OnionBSD aims at preserving your privacy/security/anonymity using OpenBSD as base.
https://gitlab.com/onionbsd/onionbsd
https://gitlab.com/onionbsd/onionbsd/wikis/home

Installing Bolt CMS on FreeBSD 12.
https://www.vultr.com/docs/installing-bolt-cms-on-freebsd-12
https://github.com/bolt/bolt
https://bolt.cm/

Reimplementation of Audio Subsystem on NetBSD.
https://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2019/04/21/msg105272.html

Intel Cascade Lake Windows/Linux/FreeBSD Benchmarks.
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=cascadelake-windows-linux

Stunnel and Squid on FreeBSD 11.
https://www.vcloudnine.de/stunnel-and-squid-on-freebsd-11/

FreeBSD adds GRE-in-UDP encapsulation support as defined in RFC8086.
https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=346630

The Art of Command Line.
Master the command line all in one page.
https://github.com/jlevy/the-art-of-command-line

OS108 pairs NetBSD with MATE desktop environment to provide nice desktop.
OS108 name – “1 and 0 being binary bits when represented 8 bits forms a byte also the distance of Earth from the Sun is about 108 times the diameter of the Sun. hence the name.”
https://os108.org/
https://github.com/OS108
https://forums.os108.org/

OpenBSD 6.5 Released.
https://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article;sid=20190424132429
https://www.openbsd.org/65.html
https://www.openbsd.org/plus65.html

QEMU 4.0.0 Released.
https://www.qemu.org/2019/04/24/qemu-4-0-0/

Seagate Shows Dual Actuator Speed Gains in Real World Setup on FreeBSD.
https://blog.seagate.com/craftsman-ship/seagate-shows-dual-actuator-speed-gains-in-real-world-setup/

FreeBSD ZFS/FreeBSD ZoL/Ubuntu ZoL Benchmarks.
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=freebsd-zol-april

FreeBSD Ports Got 500,000th Commit.
https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/ports/500000

Netdata 1.14 Released.
https://www.reddit.com/r/freebsd/comments/bhdm0x/netdata_the_opensource_realtime_performance_and/
https://github.com/netdata/netdata/releases/tag/v1.14.0

Dream Come True – My Very Own AMIGA A3000.
https://amigalove.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1026

GDB Dashboard – Modular Visual Interface for GDB in Python.
https://github.com/cyrus-and/gdb-dashboard

OpenBSD Jumpstart Updated to 6.5.
http://www.openbsdjumpstart.org/

BSD Now 295 – Fun with funlinkat().
https://www.bsdnow.tv/295

NomadBSD Handbook.
https://nomadbsd.org/handbook/handbook.html

Setup Replicated PostgreSQL on Tribblix.
https://ptribble.blogspot.com/2019/04/setting-up-replicated-postgresql-on.html

HA PostgreSQL on Tribblix with stolon.
https://ptribble.blogspot.com/2019/04/ha-postgresql-on-tribblix-with-stolon.html

Setup etcd Cluster on Tribblix.
https://ptribble.blogspot.com/2019/04/setting-up-etcd-cluster-on-tribblix.html

In Other BSDs for 2019/04/27.
https://www.dragonflydigest.com/2019/04/27/22827.html

Speedup ls(1) command by setting proper LS_COLORS environment variable.
https://news.sherlock.stanford.edu/posts/when-setting-an-environment-variable-gives-you-a-40-x-speedup

Docker Hub Hacked – 190k Accounts (5% of Users) with Usernames and Passwords Hashes.
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19763413
https://success.docker.com/article/docker-hub-user-notification

FreeBSD adds nvme to arm64 GENERIC along with if_ena.
These changes allow stable/12 to boot on Amazon EC2 A1 family (arm64) instances.
https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/svn-src-all/2019-April/179705.html

Pot is Container Framework Based on FreeBSD Jails.
https://github.com/pizzamig/pot
https://fosdem.org/2018/schedule/event/pot_container_framework/attachments/slides/2128/export/events/attachments/pot_container_framework/slides/2128/pot_slides.pdf

Call for Testing: FreeBSD Package Base.
https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2019-April/073202.html
https://trueos.github.io/pkgbase-docs/

Call for Testing: FreeBSD with ZoL (ZFS on Linux).
https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-stable/2019-April/090915.html

Official OPNsense Security Platform for Azure.
https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps/decisosalesbv.opnsense

Hardware

Compulab Airtop3.
Fanless passively cooled server with up to 95W Intel Core i9-9900K CPU and 170W Nvidia Quadro RTX 4000.
https://www.fanlesstech.com/2019/04/compulabs-turbocharged-airtop3.html

Life

Satanic Temple is Now Officially an IRS Approved Tax Exempt Church in USA.
https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2019/04/25/the-satanic-temple-is-now-officially-an-irs-approved-tax-exempt-church/

People Who Claim to Work 75 Hour Weeks Usually Only Work About 50 Hours.
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/04/people-who-claim-to-work-75-hour-weeks-are-lying.html

Steve Jobs Never Wanted Us to Use Our iPhones Like This.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/25/opinion/sunday/steve-jobs-never-wanted-us-to-use-our-iphones-like-this.html

Other

It Took 7 Years to Recreate Super Mario Bros on Commodore 64.
https://kotaku.com/it-took-7-years-but-now-you-can-play-super-mario-bros-1834172015

Google is Killing our Mail.
https://www.tablix.org/~avian/blog/archives/2019/04/google_is_eating_our_mail/

Google Index Coverage.
https://www.tablix.org/~avian/blog/archives/2019/02/google_index_coverage/

Contributing to Open Source Project – How to Get Started.
https://medium.com/mindsdb/contributing-to-an-open-source-project-how-to-get-started-6ba812301738

Future of Firefox for Android.
https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/26/the-future-of-firefox-for-android/

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