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Last week in BSDReleases: NoneOther news: FreeBSD, EuroBSDCon, freeNAS, DragonFly BSD, OpenBSD, BSDNow, nginx, MeetBSDReleasesseems like noneOther newsEuroBSDCon 2014 Early bird registrations deadline extended to August 25th Dear all, The early bird rates end for registrations to the EuroBSDCon 2014 conference has been extended unt [...]
Another long list. These are making my Friday nights take some extra effort. Oolite, an open source game based on Elite. Yes, it runs on BSD. I’m surprised I haven’t posted about it before. (via) My Experience Switching from Slackware Linux to FreeBSD. A week of pkgsrc, #3. DiscoverBSD for 2014/08/18. OpenBSD is (Read more. [...]
It all started with this commit from Jordan Hubbard on August 21, 1994:
A calm week, for once. mandoc 1.13.1 is out. The July/August issue of the FreeBSD Journal is out. A week of pkgsrc #2. Thinking about coming to FreeBSD from Arch. Steam client on FreeBSD? NetBSD sysinst now supports extended partitions, from an older GSoC project. NetBSD has a nouveau importing script. NetBSD has Embedded (Read more...)
Last week in BSDReleases: GhostBSD, FreeNASOther new: Unix, OpenBSD, LibreSSL, BSDCan, FreeBSD, ZFS, BSDnow,NetBSD, FreeBSD Foundation, FreeBSD JournalReleasesGhostBSD 4.0 RC 1 now available The GhostBSD team is pleased to announce the availability the fist RC build of the 4.0-RELEASE release cycle which is available on SourceForge for the [...]
A relatively short week; I’m on the move today. DiscoverBSD’s roundup for 2014/08/04. FreeBSD installed. Your next 5 moves should be… (via) switched from arch linux to openbsd, reference advice? “make the Linux network stack as good as FreeBSD’s“. I’m leery of that statement. This comment may lea [...]
There’s a new version of pkg out – 1.3. (via) That’s an announcement on the FreeBSD-ports-announce list. Since DragonFly also uses pkg, that means it’s available for DragonFly too. John Marino reported on IRC that he’s testing a bulk build now, using it on DragonFly.
I was thinking this was going to be a short week, but nope. Using pkgsrc for HPC. Follow the thread for discussion of pkgsrc as a self-contained tool system, including the compiler. Debugging Firefox on pkgsrc. CDE is in pkgsrc-wip. tmux in NetBSD got updated. pcc in NetBSD got an update, too. NetBSD can work (Read more...)
Hi there guys, I would like to announce the little hobby project I\'ve been working for some time now: BSDSec.net It\'s very-alfa but let\'s talk about why and so. Prelude: I might be administrator of more BSD-based systems. I want to check fresh Security Advisories (SA) and Announcements (A) very often.How I do it now:1. I m [...]
We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2014 Semi-Annual Newsletter! This is a chance for you to read about what we are doing to help make FreeBSD the best operating system available.
Last week in BSDReleases: noneOther news: Unix, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, DragonFly BSD, LibreSSL, FreeBSD Foundation, BSDnow, pkg, freeNAS, g2k14Releasesseems like none Other newsHibernating to Encrypted softraid(4) Now Supported With this commit, Mike Larkin (mlarkin@) has added support for hibernating to encrypted softraid(4)devices. This is [...]
This was done on FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE-p10. After my boss told me about losing qmail logs from a jail some time ago when a server was shutdown, I started looking at some tests to ensure that jails are shutdown properly. I am beginning to suspect they are not. Consider this test. I added this to /usr/local/etc/rc.d/nullmailer [...]
Part of this was done while traveling, but still a decent week for links. A BSD-licensed timeout(1). DiscoverBSD roundup for 2014/07/21. NetBSD has a start of a radeon driver. FreeBSD has a Phabricator site, which is getting linked in some commits. The OpenBSD cvsweb was down but appears to be back now. Lua in NetBSD went (Read more...)
The April-June, 2014 Status Report is now available with 24 entries.
Last week in BSDReleases: FreeBSD, GhostBSDOther news: g2k14, OpenBSD, LibreSSL, DragonFly BSD, FreeBSD, BSDCan, GhostBSD, NetBSD, BSDnow, NetBSD, EuroBSDCon, ReleasesFreeBSD 9.3-RELEASE Now Available The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 9.3-RELEASE. This is the fourth release of [...]
I spent this week watching an older Cisco ASA slowly lose its ability to see parts of the Internet. How did I fix it? pfSense. Unix: How passwords can improve your life. Curated list of curated lists of awesome lists. I suppose this was inevitable. (via) Hooray for USB. Really, it’s so successful (Read more...)
More than the usual source commit messages this week. LibreSSL got another point release. And complaints. (via) NetBSD 7′s branch date is planned. FreeBSD 9.3 is released. EoL for 9.2 has been extended, too. Cloning a FreeBSD/ZFS Machine with ‘zfs send’. An OpenBSD hackathon means a lot (Read more...)