Valuable News – 2020/12/07

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).


FreeBSD Foundation Giving Tuesday.

Gitea on OpenBSD 6.8.

FreeBSD – Virtualization bhyve and vm-bhyve Setup.

The macOS to FreeBSD Migration – Why I Left macOS.

Chroot Shenanigans – Run Arch Linux on OpenWRT (LEDE) Routers.

Chroot Shenanigans – Run Full Desktop Environment on Amazon Kindle.

SerenityOS 2020/11 Update.

Going NUTs – Using UPS on FreeBSD.

OpenZFS 2.0.0 Released with Unified Code Base with Linux and FreeBSD Supported.

Script to Install Chrome/Brave Linux Browsers on FreeBSD Under Jail/Chroot.

UNIX finger(1) Plan.

OpenZFS 2.0 Targets Linux and FreeBSD.

BSD Weekly – Issue 47.

Mesh VPN Using OpenBSD and WireGuard.

Meet rga to Use ripgrep to Search in pdf/epub/docx/zip/tar.gz Files.–ripgrep-for-zip-targz-docx-odt-epub-jpg/

FreeBSD for End User – Vocal Examination.

Big Endian Mode Supported for Raspberry Pi [0-3] with Bootable Images by NetBSD.

FreeBSD – How to Submit Bug Report.

BSDNow 379 – Bhyve My Guest.

Adventures in Freebernetes – Bhyve My Guest.

Dummynet – Better Way of Building FreeBSD Networks.

Install FreeBSD Desktop with Script.

History of FreeBSD – Part 3 – Early Days of FreeBSD.

Wireguard Puffy to OPNsense.

In Other BSDs for 2020/12/05.

Funded NetBSD Project(s) to Improve Linux Emulation.

Desktop Metaphor Must be Saved. Its Under Attack.

Depix is Tool for Recovering Passwords from Pixelized Screenshots.

Try gitup Minimalist Dependency Free FreeBSD Program to clone/pull Repositories.

Pronoun Island: vi/vim Examples.


Why is Apple M1 Chip So Fast?

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16 Core ZEN 3 CPU Obliterates Every Intel and AMD CPU.

MINISFORUM Anounces EliteMini UM700 Mini PC with AMD Ryzen 3750H processor

QNAP QHora-301W – WiFi 6 Router with Dual 10GBASE-T Ports.

How Many Registers Does x86-64 CPU Have?

RISC-V Processor Achieves 5 GHz at Just 1 Watt of Power.

SAPPHIRE Reveals AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 Motherboards.

Intel Expects Its 7nm CPUs to Launch in 2023 as TSMC Will Have its 3nm for 2022.

Investigating Performance of Multi Threading on ZEN 3 and AMD Ryzen 5000.

QLC Goes to 8TB – Samsung 870 QVO and Sabrent RocketQ SSDs Reviewed.

Micro Magic RISC-V Core Claims to Beat Apple M1 and ARM Cortex-A9 in Performance per Watt.

China 28nm Chip Fabbing Tool on Track Amid Trade War.

ECC Memory and AMD Ryzen – Deep Dive. (2017)


Use Amazon EC2 Mac Instances to Build and Test macOS.

Quote of the Week

Where do Russian Hackers store their exploits?


John Opdenakker


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