Category: OpenBSD

In Other BSDs for 2016/08/20


For once, I’m not working on Saturday, so even though this is last minute, at least I’m not in a race with the clock.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/08/13


The Lumina release is the highlight of the week.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/08/06


Slightly calmer this week.

 

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/07/30


I did all of this in a hour, because I had so many tabs saved from during the week.  Don’t get overwhelmed!

Bonus DragonFly items, sent by Rolinh on IRC:

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/07/23


Adding a new “BUG” category, cause there’s enough ongoing BSD user group activity these days that it’s a reoccurring theme.  That makes me happy.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/07/16


I’m meeeeellllllltttinng!

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garbage[34]: Bursting with excitement


Among other things, garbage[34] brings up joshua stein’s desire to form a BSD user group near Chicago – contact him if you’re near.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/07/09


I was on the road all this week, so this doesn’t range as far as usual.  I’ll be charging through my RSS feed backlog over the next few days.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/06/25


A good amount of user group material this week.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/06/18


If you didn’t already look at it, BSDNow’s summary of BSDCan events is worth going to; it’s complete enough I deliberately left BSDCan links out of here.  Undeadly has an OpenBSD-specific summary too.

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garbage[30]: Adventures at BSDCan


garbage[30] has BSDCan trip reports, OpenBSD news, and complaints about CVS, among other things.  CVS is an easy target but I want to hear it.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/06/11


I’m hitting every type of BSD this week.

 

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garbage[29]: A nice, shiny comment


Friday’s garbage podcast is up, this one being number 29.  It’s a one-man show this week, but you get to hear about joshua’s experience booting OpenBSD on an HP Chromebook 13.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/06/04


Really, last minute – assembled from random tabs I’ve been saving, late Friday.

In Other BSDs for 2016/05/28


Fun links, this week.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/05/21


Summer convention season is coming; start scheduling!

In Other BSDs for 2016/05/14


Some DragonFly links are sneaking in here just to get them cleared out.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/05/07


Another trifecta week.

 

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/04/30


I think I manage to link at least one story for every BSD type this week, or close to it.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/04/23


I apologize for ending with a question.

garbage[23]: High-availability real-time clustering dealy


Garbage 23 is up cause it’s Friday and the content is initially summarized like this: “Brandon tries not to use Google for a week”.  It’s apparently not that bad?

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In Other BSDs for 2016/04/16


This is one of those weeks where a bunch of release all tumble together by chance.

garbage 22: potential


Garbage number 22 is out, and talks about a number of things, including NVMe support in OpenBSD, programming in Go, and ‘reader-submitted issues’.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/04/09


Back to the normal rotation; not done early, not done late.

 

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garbage[21]: Much ado about nothing


This week’s garbage podcast is out, with some OpenBSD topics and also some interesting direct experience of licensing violations.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/04/02


I’m a bit short this week, but I’ve been on the road and unable to click around as much as I’d like.

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garbage[20]: OpenBSD 5.9


The 20th garbage episode, justing by the summary, talks a lot about the new OpenBSD 5.9 release and other BSD-related matters.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/03/26


By the time you read this, I will have already been at my second job for 5 hours.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/03/19


This time, this was all last-minute.

 

garbage[18]: Pixel C, Raspberry Pi 3


Garbage 18 is out, and talks about the hardware in the title – and also goes into tethering between Android and OpenBSD, which I am sure someone will find immediately useful.

In Other BSDs for 2016/03/12


Has anyone been watching the AsiaBSDCon video?  I have not been awake/unbusy at the right times.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/03/05


I hope you have some time for reading this week.

garbage[16]: You guys got it wrong, your algorithms suck


Garbage 16 is out, with OpenBSD news and general tech talk.  There’s apparently progress on Raspberry Pi 3 support.

(Podcasts tend to be timely, and time-dependent, so I’m not saving this for the weekend In Other BSDs)

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In Other BSDs for 2016/02/27


Look at the ZFS discussions if you want to feel smug as a BSD user.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/02/20


Keep an eye out for BSD user group meetings in your area – just because I didn’t note it doesn’t mean it isn’t happening.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/02/13


Several book links this week.

Thing I should link more regularly: Garbage, a podcast that isn’t specifically about BSD but happens to cover it a lot.  I linked to it when it was starting, but didn’t catch new episodes (fixed by finding the RSS feed).  There’s been a bunch since then, so you have plenty of listening material now.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/02/06


Lots and lots this week!

 

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/01/30


Another week with plenty of links.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/01/23


I’m always happy when I can compile news for at least 4+ different BSDs at once.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/01/16


There’s a lot of convention links this week, which is mostly an accident.  If any of them are near you, go!  BSD conventions are always fun, in my experience.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2016/01/09


I had so many tabs open of things to post that I lost some until the last minute.

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In Other BSDs for 2016/01/02


That first link is important.  DragonFly, as a project, hasn’t had issues like that yet, but that’s more a side effect of it being a smaller project rather than anything else.

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End of year donations


Even though DragonFly is not incorporated as a non-profit, there’s been a rash of unsolicited donations in the last few weeks, all of which are appreciated.  For end-of-year – or start-of-new-year donations – there’s also the 501(c)3 organizations behind FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD, too.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/12/26


There’s some DragonFly links I snuck in here because why not?

In Other BSDs for 2015/12/19


Yet another week that I started 2 weeks ago; this end-of-calendar-year is full of BSD goings-on.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/12/12


I had this built up well ahead of time.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/12/05


I was going to make comments about this being a light week, and then suddenly I had overflow.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2015/11/28


I informally grouped by topic, cause it has proved an exceptionally rich week for BSD links.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/11/21


Another week where there’s so much to link to, it overflows into next week.

In Other BSDs for 2015/11/14


This is the sort of BSD link week I like, with lots of range and depth.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/11/07


Not even checking source commits this week; there’s already plenty of news.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/10/31


Another week that quickly went from “Gee, I hope I have enough links” to “I have to set time aside just to process the backlog of possibilities.”

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In Other BSDs for 2015/10/24


There’s a lot of developer interviews lately.

Your cross-platform software of the week: Syncthing.  Runs on all the BSDs.  (Via discussion on EFNet #dragonflybsd)

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In Other BSDs for 2015/10/17


Another good week for BSD releases and events.

 

 

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BSDNow 111: Xenocratic Oath


BSDNow episode 111 is up, with an interview of Brandon Mercer, talking about OpenBSD and healthcare.  There’s the usual news, plus several ‘how-to-build-something’ articles up for discussion.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/10/10


I didn’t get to run through as much of the source commits as normal this week, but there’s still plenty to read.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/10/03


There’s lots to read through this week – just for BSD!  I’ll have even more tomorrow.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/09/26


This took some catching up.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2015/09/19


Lots of activity; I didn’t even really need to look at source commits.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/09/05


Will I need to add a NextBSD tag?  Time will tell.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/08/29


Put together at the last minute.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/08/22


Some catchup here from stuff I missed last week:

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In Other BSDs for 2015/08/15


A short week, cause I’m short on time.  Sorry!

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In Other BSDs for 2015/08/08


Terse link week!

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Tonight: What’s New with OpenBSD


If you are around New York City tonight at 6:45, make your way over to the Stone Creek Bar & Lounge, at 140 E 27th St., to hear Brian Callahan present the newest OpenBSD things.

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DragonFly libm changes


DragonFly now has the same math library (libm) as OpenBSD, replacing an earlier combined version of I think what NetBSD and FreeBSD ran.  This doesn’t necessarily directly affect you, but it’s work worth doing; matching the underlying frameworks between BSDs helps everyone.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/07/25


A lot of variety this week.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/07/18


I seem to have In Other BSDs exactly 1 day off from the OPNsense release schedule, so far.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2015/07/11


This is a week for unexpected BSD news – OpenBSD and Microsoft, a new 4.4BSD variant, and so on.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/07/04


Insert fireworks graphic here.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/06/27


More and more BSDCan videos keep showing up.  (See the bottoms of individual speaker pages on the BSDCan site.)  Here’s the PC-BSD summary.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/06/20


I compiled this all bit early, so hopefully nothing exciting happens between now and when it gets posted.

 

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In Other BSDs for 2015/06/13


News is a bit light this week, probably because BSDCan was eating up people’s attention.  I am assuming video will be up soon; I want to see the keynote.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/06/06


A more compact week.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/05/30


A short but more interesting list this week, I think.

 

Your Not BSD link of the week: Never fix anything.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/05/23


A calmer week, probably because of the U.S. holiday.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/05/16


This includes all the BSD material I didn’t have time to get posted last week.  I hope you have some time for reading today; there is a lot here.

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In Other BSDs for 2015/05/02


I’ve already mentioned the Hammer2/OpenBSD Summer of Code project (one of several), but here’s more:

(No mailing list links this week; I’m way behind in my reading because of work.  Sorry!)

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Hammer spreads via GSoC


DragonFly committer Joris Giovannangeli has a Google Summer of Code project.  He’s bringing Hammer2 to OpenBSD, in single-node form.  It’s a very difficult project, but Joris is a very talented worker.

In Other BSDs for 2015/04/25


It’s been a relatively calm week, for once.

 

 

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