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).

UNIX

Configure LDAP Server on SmartOS using OpenLDAP.
https://blog.liangcorp.com/2021/01/configure-ldap-server-on-smartos-using.html

FreeBSD Audio ASCII Art.
https://twitter.com/alfsiciliano/status/1351224157908955138

BastilleBSD Port Redirection and Persistence.
https://bastillebsd.org/blog/2021/01/13/bastille-port-redirection-and-persistence/

ZFS Commander zc(1) is ZFS Administration Tool Inspired on Midnight Commander.
https://github.com/manoeldesouza/zc

Zyggy is Simple GUI for ZFS Administration – GTK Version of ZFS commander.
https://github.com/manoeldesouza/zyggy

Create FreeBSD pkg(8) Mirror Using BastilleBSD and Poudriere.
https://hackacad.net/post/2021-01-13-build-a-freebsd-pkg-mirror-with-bastille-poudriere/

Block Spammers/Abusive IPs with pf-badhost in OpenBSD.
https://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article;sid=20210119113425

PulseAudio Lands Better Support For FreeBSD.
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=PulseAudio-Better-FreeBSD

User Power – Not Power Users – htop(1) and Its Design Philosophy.
https://hisham.hm/2020/12/18/user-power-not-power-users-htop-and-its-design-philosophy/

FreeBSD Journal – 2020/11-12 – Workflows/CI.
https://freebsdfoundation.org/past-issues/workflows-ci/
https://cdn.coverstand.com/33057/690210/7651a541ba5cbe976f236e6e5d0d20d89a861b33.3.pdf

RoboNuggie – Look at helloSystem 0.3.0 – Full on Mac-a-licious.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ah8xZ1N68Vo

BSD Weekly – Issue 53.
https://bsdweekly.com/issues/53

The freebsd-update(8) and pkg(8) Guide.
https://danschmid.de/en/blog/freebsd-update-and-pkg-guide

Install FreeBSD.
https://danschmid.de/en/blog/install-freebsd

First Steps After Installing FreeBSD.
https://danschmid.de/en/blog/first-steps-after-installing-freebsd

GhostBSD Install and Review.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND14soiedb0

AWK Unix Tutorials.
https://www.grymoire.com/Unix/Awk.html

Mastering Vim Has Never Been Easier.
https://www.vim.so/

BSD Now 386 – Aye 386!
https://www.bsdnow.tv/386

FreeBSD 13.0-ALPHA2 Now Available.
https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-snapshots/2021-January/000807.html

Calibrate Your Touch Screen on OpenBSD.
https://www.tumfatig.net/20210122/calibrate-your-touch-screen-on-openbsd/

BSD Bluetooth Audio. (2020)
https://jacekkowalczyk82.github.io/update/manuals/bsd/2020/02/09/bsd-bluetooth-audio.html

OpenBSD Install to USB Stick. (2020)
https://jacekkowalczyk82.github.io/update/manuals/bsd/2020/01/30/openbsd-install-to-usb-stick.html

Setup OpenBSD on ThinkPad X240. (2020)
https://jacekkowalczyk82.github.io/update/manuals/bsd/2020/10/21/setup-openbsd-at-thinkpad-x240.html

Let’s Encrypt – Next Gen Database Servers with ZFS and AMD EPYC.
https://letsencrypt.org/2021/01/21/next-gen-database-servers.html
https://github.com/letsencrypt/openzfs-nvme-databases

The occambsd – Application of Occam’s Razor to FreeBSD.
https://github.com/michaeldexter/occambsd

FreeBSD Foundation Job Offer – FreeBSD Open Source Project Coordinator.
https://freebsdfoundation.org/freebsd-open-source-project-coordinator/

OpenBSD KDE Status Report.
https://www.sizeofvoid.org/posts/2021-01-23-openbsd-kde-status-report/

GhostBSD 21.01.20 Release Notes.
https://ghostbsd.org/21.01.20_release_notes

XigmaNAS 12.2.0.4.8008 Available.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/xigmanas/files/XigmaNAS-12.2.0.4/12.2.0.4.8008/

Gamecontroller Updates in OpenBSD-current.
https://old.reddit.com/r/openbsd_gaming/comments/l3ib3z/gamecontroller_updates_in_current/

FreeBSD for Station P1. (2020)
https://www.stationpc.com/thread-127-1-1.html

OmniOS Community Edition r151030cm/r151034am/r151036m Available.
https://omniosce.org/article/release-36m-r34am-r30cm

Hardware

Shuttle XPC Slim DA320 – Robust Mini PC – AMD Ryzen with Socket AM4.
https://www.shuttle.eu/en/products/slim/da320

Intel Problems.
https://stratechery.com/2021/intel-problems/

Supermicro E100-9W – New Fanless Platform.
https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2021/01/e100-9w-a-new-fanless-supermicro-nuc-platform.html

Intel Outsources Core i3 to TSMC 5nm Process.
https://www.eenewseurope.com/news/intel-TSMC-5nm

Minisforum Palm Sized AMD Ryzen Mini PC.
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/minisforum-ryzen-um250-um300
https://www.notebookcheck.net/MINISFORUM-UM250-A-Ryzen-5-powered-mini-PC-that-costs-US-299.515948.0.html

Intel Nehalem Lead Architect Rejoins Intel to Work on New High Performance Architecture.
https://www.techpowerup.com/277533/nehalem-lead-architect-rejoins-intel-to-work-on-new-high-performance-architecture

Samsung 870 EVO SATA SSD Review – Best Just Got Better.
https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/samsung-870-evo-sata-ssd-review-the-best-just-got-better

Upcoming AMD 5900HX Is Now Fastest Laptop CPU.
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-5900hx-passmark-top

AMD 16 Core Threadripper HEDT Self Made Laptop.
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/diyer-builds-bootleg-amd-threadripper-laptop

ASRock DeskMini X300 – AMD AM4 Socket – Dual M.2 2280 – Dual 2.5 SATA.
https://www.asrock.com/nettop/AMD/DeskMini%20X300%20Series/index.asp

Seagate Ships 20TB HAMR HDDs Mach.2 Drives with Dual Actuator Technology.
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/seagate-ships-hamr-hdds-increases-dual-actuator-shipments

Asus Mini PC PN50 Review.
https://www.itpro.co.uk/hardware/358412/asus-mini-pc-pn50-review-no-storage-no-problem

Life

Tech Companies are Profiling Us from Before Birth.
https://thereader.mitpress.mit.edu/tech-companies-are-profiling-us-from-before-birth/

How to Make Trillions of Dollars.
https://www.raptitude.com/2011/01/how-to-make-trillions-of-dollars/

I Say Sabataage.
https://brianfargo.tumblr.com/post/640791471326380032/i-say-sabataage

What Happens When You Breathe.
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/01/25/what-happens-when-you-breathe

Lack of Sleep and Stress can Lead to Symptoms Resembling Concussion.
https://news.osu.edu/lack-of-sleep-stress-can-lead-to-symptoms-resembling-concussion/

Other

Valetudo is Cloud Free Web Interface for Robot Vacuum Cleaners.
https://www.cnx-software.com/2021/01/20/valetudo-is-a-cloud-free-web-interface-for-robot-vacuum-cleaners/
https://valetudo.cloud/

Privacy Focused DuckDuckGo Search Engine Surpasses 100 Million Daily Searches.
https://www.techpowerup.com/277488/privacy-focused-duckduckgo-search-engine-surpasses-100-million-daily-searches

Update: youtube-dl Reinstantiated Thanks to EFF.
https://assassinate-you.net/posts/2020/11/youtube-dl-update/

Android 10 Ported to RISC-V Board.
https://www.cnx-software.com/2021/01/22/android-10-ported-to-risc-v-board-powered-by-alibaba-t-head-xuantie-c910-soc/

Google Cuts Sync Features and Google APIs from Chromium.
https://www.osnews.com/story/132929/google-cuts-chromium-off-from-sync-features-and-google-apis/

Quote of the Week

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

I Am Devloper
@iamdevloper
https://twitter.com/iamdevloper/status/1353391799134347268

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