Valuable News – 2021/02/01

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).


XigmaNAS Available.

XigmaNAS Available.

Future Plans for GNU Autotools.

VIM on AMIGA 500.

Running syslog-ng in Bastille – Revisited.

Annotate Your PDF Files on OpenBSD.

Look at GhostBSD 21/01/15 – Spectreacular.

First Release Candidate of NomadBSD 1.4 is Now Available.

FreeBSD 14-CURRENT Boots on NVMe with ZFS Root on Pinebook Pro.

10 Years Old sudo(8) Vulnerability Exploitable by Any Local User w/o Authentication.

AAA Gaming on OpenBSD with Google Stadia.

BSD Feed Atom and RSS.

BSD Weekly – Issue 54.

SSH is New GPG.

OpenBSD on Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano (1st Gen).

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

Sudo on FreeBSD.

Think Twice Before Abandoning Xorg. Wayland Breaks Everything!

Biggest Shell Programs in World.

Simple and Secure VPN in FreeBSD – Introducing WireGuard.

BSD Now 387 – OpenBSD Broadcast Studio.

FreeBSD/i386 into TIER 2 for 13.0-RELEASE but Will Have freebsd-update(8) and pkg(8) Packages.

Perfect Prime Number for FreeBSD.

LLDB FreeBSD CPU Target Support and Userland Debugging Improvements.

OPNsense 21.1 Released.

Portable Version of OpenBSD doas(1) Command.

Kernel TLS Enabled by Default for FreeBSD arm64 GENERIC.

Setup Three Node Replicated GlusterFS Cluster on FreeBSD.

NetBSD on EdgeRouter Lite.

FreeBSD/aarch64 13-CURRENT Bare Metal Install ThunderX 32 Core CPU.

Look at NomadBSD 1.4.0 RC1 – Looking Very Good.

FreeBSD 13.0-ALPHA3 Now Available.

Flameshot – Powerful Yet Simple to Use Screenshot Software.

The smenu 0.9.17 Now Available.

FreeBSD Bhyve Overview – Why Its Better Than Other Hypervisors.

OPNSense Firewall Rules Explained.

How to Easily Install WordPress on FreeBSD.

Containers are Hideously Undebuggable Black Boxes and We Never Should Have Invented Them.


ASRock Jupiter X300 1 Liter Mini PC.

AMD Ryzen 5000 Mobile Cezanne Architectural Changes.

Free Open Source GPU Under Development for RISC-V.

11M IOPS and 66 GB/s on Single AMD ThreadRipper Workstation.

About Dust in Fanless Computers.

Mac Mini with Apple M1 Consumes 3 Times Less Power Than Mac Mini with Intel.


Hundreds of Writers and Book Agents Sign Joint Letter Demanding Publishing Industry Bans Trump Memoir.

Parents Income – Not Smarts – Key to Entrepreneurship.

Regular Afternoon Naps Linked to Improved Cognitive Function.


Firefox 85.0 Released.

Discord Bans Reddit r/WallStreetBets Server.

GameStop is Rage Against the Financial Machine.

Robinhood and Ameritrade Halt GME Trading as Former SEC Chair Weighs in.

America Nuclear Forces Finally Drop Ancient 8 Inch Floppy Disk System.

Uniwidth Typefaces for Interface Design.


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