Valuable News – 2022/03/14

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).


Check Hard Drive Health on FreeBSD with smartctl CLI.

New Binary Packages for DragonflyBSD Based on 2022Q1 from FreeBSD Ports.

The ntfs2btrfs Converts NTFS to BTRFS Filesystem.

The elementary OS is Imploding.

Simple and Secure VPN in FreeBSD – Introducing WireGuard.

Linux vs FreeBSD – My Thoughts on Debate.

FreeBSD on Lenovo Thinkpad T480.

Nvidia 5.10 Drivers on FreeBSD with OpenGL/Vulkan/VDPAU Working in Ubuntu Linux Compat.

Going to Jail on FreeBSD.

Optimizing FreeBSD Power Consumption on Modern Intel Laptops.

Making RockPro64 a NetBSD Server.

Haiku Activity and Contract Report 2022/02.

List of Security Mitigations in All Solaris Versions.

FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report 2021 Q4.

FreeBSD 13.1-BETA1 Now Available.

BSD Now 445 – Journey to BSD.

FreeBSD 13.1-BETA Headlined by Changes uo POWER and RISC-V Architectures.

FreeBSD Shortening Boot Time – ASLR by Default – Better Intel WiFi Support.

My Lazy Approach to FreeBSD Dual Booting.

BLAKE3 Added as Checksum Option to OpenZFS.

In Other BSDs for 2022/03/12.

FreeBSD Changes mixer(8) Command Line Interface and Features.

FreeBSD on CubieBoard2.

ReactOS Making Progress on SMP Support.

OnLogic Factor 201 Raspberry Pi Industrial IoT Gateway.

My Essential Firefox Fixes (and Addons) in 2022.

ZFS on Single Core RISC-V Hardware with 512 MB on Debian.

OpenBSD Adds mtw(4) Driver for MediaTek MT7601U WiFi Devices.;sid=20220310135156

Katana Desktop on FreeBSD – Light and Fast.

ZFS Boot Environments Revolutions.

Work with FreeBSD in Google Summer of Code 2022.

BSD Desktops – NetBSD Steps Up to Plate.


AMD Announces Ryzen Threadripper Pro 5000 WX-Series – Zen 3 For OEM Workstations.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro 5000 Series Launched.

Kioxia PM7 24G SAS4 SSDs with Capacities Up to 30 TB.

Apple M1 Ultra Tapes Two M1 Max Chips Together.

Backblaze Drive Stats for 2021.

Backblaze Drive Stats for 2021 – SSD Edition.

HP EliteDesk 805 G6 Mini Review – Great AMD Ryzen 1L PC.

BIVROST Lite5 Mini STX Motherboard with Up to 96 GB RAM.


Just Say No to CBDCs.


Free Heroes of Might and Magic II (fheroes2) Recreation Got Upgrades.


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