Valuable News – 2021/01/25

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.

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).


Configure LDAP Server on SmartOS using OpenLDAP.

FreeBSD Audio ASCII Art.

BastilleBSD Port Redirection and Persistence.

ZFS Commander zc(1) is ZFS Administration Tool Inspired on Midnight Commander.

Zyggy is Simple GUI for ZFS Administration – GTK Version of ZFS commander.

Create FreeBSD pkg(8) Mirror Using BastilleBSD and Poudriere.

Block Spammers/Abusive IPs with pf-badhost in OpenBSD.;sid=20210119113425

PulseAudio Lands Better Support For FreeBSD.

User Power – Not Power Users – htop(1) and Its Design Philosophy.

FreeBSD Journal – 2020/11-12 – Workflows/CI.

RoboNuggie – Look at helloSystem 0.3.0 – Full on Mac-a-licious.

BSD Weekly – Issue 53.

The freebsd-update(8) and pkg(8) Guide.

Install FreeBSD.

First Steps After Installing FreeBSD.

GhostBSD Install and Review.

AWK Unix Tutorials.

Mastering Vim Has Never Been Easier.

BSD Now 386 – Aye 386!

FreeBSD 13.0-ALPHA2 Now Available.

Calibrate Your Touch Screen on OpenBSD.

BSD Bluetooth Audio. (2020)

OpenBSD Install to USB Stick. (2020)

Setup OpenBSD on ThinkPad X240. (2020)

Let’s Encrypt – Next Gen Database Servers with ZFS and AMD EPYC.

The occambsd – Application of Occam’s Razor to FreeBSD.

FreeBSD Foundation Job Offer – FreeBSD Open Source Project Coordinator.

OpenBSD KDE Status Report.

GhostBSD 21.01.20 Release Notes.

XigmaNAS Available.

Gamecontroller Updates in OpenBSD-current.

FreeBSD for Station P1. (2020)

OmniOS Community Edition r151030cm/r151034am/r151036m Available.


Shuttle XPC Slim DA320 – Robust Mini PC – AMD Ryzen with Socket AM4.

Intel Problems.

Supermicro E100-9W – New Fanless Platform.

Intel Outsources Core i3 to TSMC 5nm Process.

Minisforum Palm Sized AMD Ryzen Mini PC.

Intel Nehalem Lead Architect Rejoins Intel to Work on New High Performance Architecture.

Samsung 870 EVO SATA SSD Review – Best Just Got Better.

Upcoming AMD 5900HX Is Now Fastest Laptop CPU.

AMD 16 Core Threadripper HEDT Self Made Laptop.

ASRock DeskMini X300 – AMD AM4 Socket – Dual M.2 2280 – Dual 2.5 SATA.

Seagate Ships 20TB HAMR HDDs Mach.2 Drives with Dual Actuator Technology.

Asus Mini PC PN50 Review.


Tech Companies are Profiling Us from Before Birth.

How to Make Trillions of Dollars.

I Say Sabataage.

What Happens When You Breathe.

Lack of Sleep and Stress can Lead to Symptoms Resembling Concussion.


Valetudo is Cloud Free Web Interface for Robot Vacuum Cleaners.

Privacy Focused DuckDuckGo Search Engine Surpasses 100 Million Daily Searches.

Update: youtube-dl Reinstantiated Thanks to EFF.

Android 10 Ported to RISC-V Board.

Google Cuts Sync Features and Google APIs from Chromium.

Quote of the Week

I’m better at keeping SSH connections alive than house plants

I Am Devloper


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