Valuable News – 2021/03/22

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).


New and Much Improved WireGuard Implementation Comes to FreeBSD.

WireGuard for FreeBSD in Development for 13.1+ and Note How We Got Here.

The sysctlview Graphical sysctl(8) MIB Explorer Version 2.1 for FreeBSD is Out.

Performance Comparison – Counting Words in Python/Go/C++/C/AWK/Forth/Rust.

FreeBSD 13.0 – Full Desktop Experience.

Plan for Potabi – FreeBSD Based Mobile Operating System.

The sd – My Script Directory.

Why We Do Not Use Docker.

The fwupd BSD Packages and CI/CD.

In Kernel WireGuard is On Its Way to FreeBSD and pfSense Router.

The runj is Experimental Proof of Concept OCI Compatible Runtime for FreeBSD Jails.

Meet frawk – Implementation of AWK Language with CSV/TSV Support Written in Rust.

BSD Weekly – Issue 60.

Install FreeBSD with KDE Plasma 5.

runj – New OCI Runtime for FreeBSD Jails.

History of ZFS – Part 1 – Birth of ZFS and How It All Started.

Audacity 3.0.0 Released.

Tailscale for Illumos.

FreeBSD Refactors Configuration Management in Bhyve.

BSD Now 394 – FreeBSD on Mars.

FreeBSD All Access – 5 Accessibility Tools.–nKaFC-k_k

In Other BSDs for 2021/03/20.

The ohmyksh is Framework for Expanding OpenBSD ksh.

FreeBSD 13.0-RC3 Now Available.

Working D Compiler on OpenBSD.

The freebsd-update 13.0 Caveats.

Welcome z3 – ZFS to S3 Backup/Restore Tool.

WireGuard Kernel Module for FreeBSD is Available as (Experimental) net/wireguard-kmod Port.

FreeBSD – Sway Compositor Runs While KDE Plasma on Wayland is Still a Work in Progress.

Wayland on FreeBSD.


One Tough Pi. Coming 2021.

UP Squared Pro SBC Gets More I/Os with 3 x M.2 Sockets.

Going Longer on Intel Ad Spat with Mac.

Tyan Adds AMD EPYC 7003 Support.

Cheap TP-Link 10GbE Switches Now Available (5 Port/8 Port).


Why There is No Way Back for Religion in West – David Voas.

See How River Totally Changes Over Time.

Spotify Censoring Song Lyrics That Contain ‘Misinformation’. Socialism is Back.


Adobe Goes After 27 Year Old ‘Pirated’ Copy of Acrobat Reader 1.0 for MS-DOS.

GitHub F*ck Your Name Change.

Art of Warez Documents Lost ANSI Art Scene.

Firefox 87 Trims HTTP Referrers by Default to Protect User Privacy.


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