Valuable News – 2021/06/14

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

Increasing Density of Home Lab with FreeBSD Jails.
https://brokenco.de/2021/06/06/high-density-homelab.html

SANY Adopts TwinCAT/BSD for Automation of Wind Turbines.
https://www.beckhoff.com/en-en/company/news/news-detail_306353.html

DTrace Network Probes.
https://klarasystems.com/articles/dtrace-network-probes/

OpenIndiana Hipster – Illumos is Stil Alive.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33e5oN_S5Fk

Simple althttpd Webserver That Run https://sqlite.org/ Website Since 2004.
https://sqlite.org/althttpd/doc/trunk/althttpd.md

NetBSD – Make xterm(1) Window Titles Reflect Current State of Shell Running in Terminal.
http://ankarstrom.se/~john/a-simple-thing.html

Vinix – Modern/Fast/Interesting Operating System (UNIX) Written in V Language.
https://github.com/vlang/vinix

Tecknet 1080p HD Streaming Webcam on FreeBSD – Unbox/Config/Test.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmkptnuSS1c

More Freedom of Choice – Interview about Beckhoff and TwinCAT/BSD.
https://www.beckhoff.com/en-en/company/news/news-detail_275633.html

NetBSD Support for chdir(2) in posix_spawn(3).
https://blog.netbsd.org/tnf/entry/support_for_chdir_2_in

5 Best BSD Distributions.
https://laptop.ninja/the-5-best-bsd-distributions/

Privilege Escalation with polkit – Get root on Linux with Seven Year Old Bug.
https://github.blog/2021-06-10-privilege-escalation-polkit-root-on-linux-with-bug/

XigmaNAS is Open Source NAS Distribution.
https://xigmanas.com/xnaswp/about/

30 New Features in Upcoming helloSystem 0.5.0 FreeBSD Desktop.
https://twitter.com/probonopd/status/1403089335713419264

BSD Now 406 – Jailed Gemini Capsule.
https://www.bsdnow.tv/406

In Other BSDs for 2021/06/12.
https://www.dragonflydigest.com/2021/06/12/25824.html

The helloSystem 0.5 Released for macOS Inspired FreeBSD Desktop.
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=helloSystem-0.5

Do You Really Need Redis? How to Get Away with Just PostgreSQL.
https://spin.atomicobject.com/2021/02/04/redis-postgresql/

GearBSD – Managing Your Packages on OpenBSD.
https://dataswamp.org/~solene/2021-06-02-gearbsd-packages.html

Zero Downtime PostgreSQL Migration Done Right.
https://engineering.theblueground.com/blog/zero-downtime-postgres-migration-done-right/

Czkawka App to Find Duplicates/Empty Dirs/Similar Images in FreeBSD Ports.
https://www.freshports.org/sysutils/czkawka

Does Your Country Have Unix Street?
https://twitter.com/probonopd/status/1403757050933530633

Hardware

Two Hidden Instructions Discovered in Intel CPUs Enable Microcode Modification.
https://www.infoq.com/news/2021/04/intel-hidden-instructions/

KENKO Mini H150A with ASRock B450 Fatal1ty and AMD Ryzen 4350G CPU.
https://www.silentmaxx.de/lautlose-PC/Office-Home/KENKO-Mini-H150A.html

OnLogic TM800 – AMD Ryzen Powered Industrial Grade Mini-ITX Thin Client.
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=OnLogic-TM800-AMD-Client

Intel Offers $2 Billion for RISC-V Chip Startup SiFive.
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-offers-dollar2-billion-for-risc-v-startup-sifive-bloomberg

Pack 12 M.2 SSDs Into Your 5.25 Bay with Icy Dock Enclosure.
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/pack-12-m2-ssds-into-your-dvd-bay-with-icy-docks-new-enclosure

Best Internal Hard Drives 2021/06.
https://www.anandtech.com/show/12075/best-consumer-hdds

RISC-V Evolving to Address Supercomputers and AI.
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/risc-v-set-to-address-ai-and-supercomputer-workloads

BCM Advanced Research ECM-3455J SBC with Intel J3455 and 8GB RAM.
https://www.cnx-software.com/2021/06/13/3-5-inch-sbc-targets-industrial-applications-with-9-36v-wide-range-dc-in/

AMD Files Patent for Its Own x86 Hybrid big.LITTLE Processor.
https://www.techpowerup.com/283325/amd-files-patent-for-its-own-x86-hybrid-big-little-processor

Life

IRS Files – Trove of Never Before Seen Records Reveal How Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax.
https://www.propublica.org/article/the-secret-irs-files-trove-of-never-before-seen-records-reveal-how-the-wealthiest-avoid-income-tax

Is Beef Bad for Environment?
http://justinmares.com/is-beef-bad-for-the-environment-%f0%9f%90%84-%f0%9f%92%a8/

Developers Can Not Fix Bad Management.
https://iism.org/article/developers-can-t-fix-bad-management-57

14 African Countries Forced by France to Pay Colonial Tax for Benefits of Slavery and Colonization.
https://blogs.mediapart.fr/jecmaus/blog/300114/franceafrique-14-african-countries-forced-france-pay-colonial-tax-benefits-slavery-and-colonization

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