Valuable News – 2021/03/08

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).


Side Loading FreeBSD Versions Using Boot Environments.

Comparison Between MidnightBSD mports and FreeBSD Ports.

Raspberry Pi 4 Status and sysutils/rpi-firmware Port on FreeBSD.

FreeBSD 13 (Still in BETA) Review.

OpenSSH 8.5 Released.

BSD Weekly – Issue 58.

NomadBSD 1.4 Available.

Security Headlines with Antoine Jacoutot.

FreeBSD Network Troubleshooting.

The sysctlbyname-improved is Out.

Bareos 20.0.1 Released.

BSD Now 392 – macOS Inspired Desktop.

FOSDEM 2021 – Developer Rooms – BSD.

Solaris Scales.

OpenBSD/loongson on Lemote Fuloong.

LLDB – FreeBSD Legacy Process Plugin Removed.

Proton Enabled 7000 Windows Games to Run on Linux.

Installing Netdata on FreeBSD 12.2.

FreeBSD Journal – 2021/01-02.

In Other BSDs for 2021/03/06.

Manage Containers on Raspberry Pi with Bastille on FreeBSD.

FreeBSD Port of the Week – checkrestart.

FreeBSD 13.0-RC1 Now Available.

Upgrade FreeBSD 12 to FreeBSD 13.

Thread on Life and Legacy of Incredible Technology Pioneer – Dennis Ritchie.


Shuttle DS20U MiniPC Just Leaked.

Review – Blackbird Secure Desktop – Fully Open Source Modern POWER9 Workstation.

AMIGA Video Slot RGB to HDMI.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M75q GEN2 Tiny Review – AMD Changes the Game.


On Experience of Being Poor-ish – For People Who Are Not.

History of Picture that Changed the World.

Everyone is Beautiful and No One is Horny.

Quote(s) of the Week

me – why the *fuck* is it called a “dry run”?

TIL – “Beginning in the late 19th century, fire departments in the US began conducting practice sessions where engines were dispatched and hoses deployed, but water was not pumped, thus making the exercises literally β€œdry” runs.”

Always Miso

I was 27 years old when I realized for the first time that most Americans do not expect a real answer to “how’s it going?” in an elevator. I grew up among people who would tell you in extreme detail exactly how it’s going

Adrienne Porter Felt


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