This is just based on what’s shown up in my Inbox lately:
Of course, for about a zillion more events, watch the BSDEvents Twitter feed.
Swapcache is normally used with a SSD, but Matthew Dillon was able to set it up using a separate, ‘normal’ hard disk on avalon.dragonflybsd.org. This reduced pressure on the machine’s existing disk, especially with the recent release causing much traffic.
If you have trouble building Cairo or gstreamer or some other X-related packages, check this page from Dave Shao. It came in useful for me. (linked by Steve O’Hara Smith)
The November issue of the Open Source Business Resource is out, with the theme of “Economic Development.” I like the microcredit article, but perhaps that’s just my special interest.
The December issue’s theme is “Humanitarian Open Source” and the guest editor will be Leslie Hawthorn. She’s currently Open Source Outreach Manager at Oregon State University Open Source Lab, but some may remember her as the face of Google Summer of Code for the past several years.
Pratyush Kshirsagar has added a howto page on setting up a ftp server, among other services .
The longer I work on this Digest, the harder the names are to spell.
Edit: Link fixed.