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).


Its now possible to use FreeBSD ASR in HardenedBSD 13-CURRENT.

DragonFly BSD 5.4.2 Released.

Categorizing OpenBSD Bugs.

The End of Scientific Linux.

OnionBSD aims at preserving your privacy/security/anonymity using OpenBSD as base.

Installing Bolt CMS on FreeBSD 12.

Reimplementation of Audio Subsystem on NetBSD.

Intel Cascade Lake Windows/Linux/FreeBSD Benchmarks.

Stunnel and Squid on FreeBSD 11.

FreeBSD adds GRE-in-UDP encapsulation support as defined in RFC8086.

The Art of Command Line.
Master the command line all in one page.

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.”

OpenBSD 6.5 Released.;sid=20190424132429

QEMU 4.0.0 Released.

Seagate Shows Dual Actuator Speed Gains in Real World Setup on FreeBSD.

FreeBSD ZFS/FreeBSD ZoL/Ubuntu ZoL Benchmarks.

FreeBSD Ports Got 500,000th Commit.

Netdata 1.14 Released.

Dream Come True – My Very Own AMIGA A3000.

GDB Dashboard – Modular Visual Interface for GDB in Python.

OpenBSD Jumpstart Updated to 6.5.

BSD Now 295 – Fun with funlinkat().

NomadBSD Handbook.

Setup Replicated PostgreSQL on Tribblix.

HA PostgreSQL on Tribblix with stolon.

Setup etcd Cluster on Tribblix.

In Other BSDs for 2019/04/27.

Speedup ls(1) command by setting proper LS_COLORS environment variable.

Docker Hub Hacked – 190k Accounts (5% of Users) with Usernames and Passwords Hashes.

FreeBSD adds nvme to arm64 GENERIC along with if_ena.
These changes allow stable/12 to boot on Amazon EC2 A1 family (arm64) instances.

Pot is Container Framework Based on FreeBSD Jails.

Click to access pot_slides.pdf

Call for Testing: FreeBSD Package Base.

Call for Testing: FreeBSD with ZoL (ZFS on Linux).

Official OPNsense Security Platform for Azure.


Compulab Airtop3.
Fanless passively cooled server with up to 95W Intel Core i9-9900K CPU and 170W Nvidia Quadro RTX 4000.


Satanic Temple is Now Officially an IRS Approved Tax Exempt Church in USA.

People Who Claim to Work 75 Hour Weeks Usually Only Work About 50 Hours.

Steve Jobs Never Wanted Us to Use Our iPhones Like This.


It Took 7 Years to Recreate Super Mario Bros on Commodore 64.

Google is Killing our Mail.

Google Index Coverage.

Contributing to Open Source Project – How to Get Started.

Future of Firefox for Android.


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