If you are using ‘set skip on …’ in your pf config, it used to match any interface that matched the specified type. It now only matches members of that named group. That may change behavior of your pf rules; check the commit to see what to look for.
There’s a new sysctl(8) setting, sysctl.debug, which shows you which sysctl nodes are being requested. I am entertained by the pseudo-recursive style of my explanation.
Oddball multimedia is the mini-theme.
- Laws of Identity.
- Business Wargames: Early Complex Text Games.
- Using Game Design to Make Virtual Events More Social. Talks about the sort of MUD that was Roguelike Celebration 2020. (via)
- Wifi/Bluetooth Apple // board. (via)
- When will we learn? The ‘intentionally left blank’ part is ominous.
- Destroy All Values: Designing Deinitialization in Programming Languages. (via)
- Radio Shack Telephone Answering Machine Outgoing Messages: Music Edition. If you can’t stand it for more than a few minutes, well, that’s 1985. (via)
- Walkies Day. (via)
- Panasonic RK-P400C Penwriter typewritter plotter. (via)
- History of computing/technology podcast suggestions.
- Pie Manufacturing Process. (via)
The NetBSD Annual General Meeting is today.
- Valuable News – 2022/05/16.
- ZFS on SMR Drives.
- Evaluating FreeBSD CURRENT for Production Use.
- OpenBSD on Partaker H2 I5 1135G7.
- TrueNAS 13.
- OPNsense 22.1.7 released.
- FreeBSD 13.1 is out.
- pkg_add(1) speedup.
- Parallel IP forwarding activated.
- Playstation/NetBSD security issue. (via)
- Own Your Calendar & Contacts With OpenBSD, Baïkal, and FOSS Android. (via)
- Managing OpenBSD installed packages declaratively.
- Daily Buggle.
There’s some bugfixes for HAMMER2 and the kernel that will probably mean a point release soon.
This week’s BSD Now has a title taken from the last Beastie Bits link – which is worth following.
It rhymes if you say it out loud. Jason Tubnor will present at 7 PM tonight (Detroit local time) on installing and configuring Xfce and KDE on FreeBSD.
Still working on cleaning up RSS backlogs, so this was done early.
- Chonky Palmtop is a DIY portable Linux computer with a split keyboard and 7 inch display. I’ve linked to this before. (via)
- r/ErgoMobileComputers/, from comments at the previous link. The e-ink setups are interesting.
- Porting Zelda Classic to the Web. Interesting for the game and the method. (via)
- MVC — Xerox PARC 1978—79. (via)
- Emulating the Space Invaders look and feel. Recreating analog issues. (via)
- Gopher on the Palm Pilot and the pitfalls of PalmOS connectivity.
- Pendragon, an RPG I never ever encountered.
- Triple Entry Blogging.
- Increasing the surface area of blogging.
- VCF East XIII — David Walden — Remembering the BBN ARPANET Project. (Youtube, via)
- Signs of Life, art show and technology experiment.
- Korg MS-20. (via)
- The failure of the idea of X resources, and What goes into an X resource and its name.
- Termtris on a terminal.
“BSD” is in almost every line as a title. Maybe not a surprise, but visually noticeable.
- Paying a visit to planet BSD. (via)
- Branching for NetBSD 10. (via)
- Brainstorming Entropy for NetBSD. (via)
- How to talk to a local IPMI under OpenBSD.
- compiling an openbsd kernel 50% faster.
- New FreeBSD How-To: Networking Basics: WiFi and Bluetooth.
- where’s all the code?
- May 17th 7 PM Detroit, MI time, Jason Tubnor will present on installing and configuring Xfce and KDE on FreeBSD.
- May 21: NetBSD Annual General Meeting. That’s 1 week from now.
- FreeBSD 13.1-RC6 available.
- Valuable News – 2022/05/10.
- How to contribute to the OpenBSD project.
- VM (VM ( … This is weird/dangerous.
I can’t help but think of this as the 1# episode of BSD Now; tell me if you get why. Anyway, there’s lots of OpenBSD in this week’s BSD Now.
Headlines from this here Digest show up on dragonflybsd.org, and have for a long time. They are now joined with reports from the continuous integration builds of DragonFly (i.e. Jenkins) DragonFly is automatically rebuilt to test recent commits, and there’s a report for each build on the build machine.
I have a nice weird mix going on today.
- Rotary cellphone, now purchasable.
- HUDs + GUIs. (via)
- Inform 7 open-source release.
- Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, updated and a sequel and a ripoff.
- A Web Around the World, Part 8: The Intergalactic Computer Network.
- And Part 9: A Network of Networks.
- Nineteenth century videos. Back to life. (via)
- The “50 Years” Book is coming…
- Dirt: The Permadeath Drive.
- Pop Culture Has Become an Oligopoly. (via)
- Learning Synths. (also via)
- The InterLisp Restoration Project. (via)
Your unrelated video of the week: Frank & Beans – Hugo [official video]. I’ve linked to other shardcore stuff before, and thought I had previously linked to this video’s predecessor, but I can’t find it. It’s very good though also very Uncanny Valley. (also via)
My BSD RSS feeds are overflowing.
- PiKVM using a Raspberry Pi Zero 2W. I keep reading that as “pikmin”.
- switchd(8) removed from OpenBSD.
- OpenBSD 7.1: fan noise and high temperature solution.
- vuls – Agent-less vulnerability scanner. (via)
- FreeBSD 13.1-RC5 available.
- HardenedBSD April 2022 Status Report.
- Missing Steam Deck Functions. (Terraria, OpenBSD, Steam)
- Minecraft 1.16.5(and more) with microsoft accounts on openbsd 7.1.
- Video guide to install OpenBSD 7.1 with the GNOME desktop.
- Writing my first OpenBSD game using Godot.
- Valuable News – 2022/05/02.
- syspatch71-001_wifi reissued. “May require manual intervention”
- Let’s Talk About [FreeBSD] Foundation Funding.
- I ported the new Hare compiler to OpenBSD.
This week’s BSD Now, which I almost missed, covered one of the rarely-mentioned BSD Variants, TwinCat.
I think I know what Aaron Li might want to work on for DragonFly…
(I am only guessing; I have not asked.)
- Snd: A library of free UX sounds. A nice interface too. (via)
- Vim Tada – a simple todo manager for vim. (via)
- Taskwarrior, a commandline todo app. (via comments on previous)
- Art Bits from HyperCard, meaning early Susan Kare art. (via)
- Area Ware, linked because they sell Susan Kare material.
- Patching an Embedded OS from 1996 with Ghidra. A synth! (via)
- Anonymous Animal. (via)
- Comptometer. What it actually does isn’t important.
- GUIdebook: Graphical User Interface gallery. (via)
- Roguelike Celebration returns for 2022.
- Lost Women of Science, a podcast. (via)
- You don’t have to clap.
How-to week rather than updates week.
- Let’s install OpenBSD/riscv64 on QEMU. (via)
- How to talk to a local IPMI under OpenBSD.
- iblock: block scanner TCP connections under OpenBSD. (via)
- I was able to build Overgrowth on NetBSD.
- KDE-FreeBSD CI.
- LibreSSL 3.5.2 released.
- Valuable News – 2022/04/25.
- OpenBSD is the Perfect OS post Nuclear Apocalypse. (via)
- Playing the game Bottomless on OpenBSD. (via)
- I ported the new Hare compiler to OpenBSD. (via)
- New Board Member Interview: Cat Allman. The last name should seem familiar.
- Building Your Own FreeBSD-based NAS with ZFS: Part 2: Tuning Your FreeBSD Configuration for Your NAS.
RSVP if you are near Chicago and can go.