There’s an update for Radeon DRM that matches it up (mostly) to what’s in Linux kernel 4.7.10. If it gives you problems, there’s some workarounds. Remember, this is in DragonFly-current, so anyone running 4.8 is unaffected.
Accidental topic this week: text interfaces!
- PuTTY 0.69 has been released. (via)
- Made by the same author: Simon Tatham’s Portable Puzzle Collection. Like Minesweeper times one thousand. (via)
- Random ASCII spaceship generator.
- Telnet MapSCII.
- terminal emulators’ processing of escape sequences. I’ve Ctrl-S’d myself a few times, I’ll admit. (via)
- ZX Spectrum Next. Actually contains a ZX chip. (via)
- BSD author Michael W. Lucas is having a flash sale on his fiction. It may be over by the time you read this.
- The quest to crack and preserve vintage Apple II software. A podcast episode, with some speakers I really like. (via)
- Securing Telnet with SSL. (via)
- Apple ][ clone and lawsuit history, some of which is new to me.
Your unrelated video of the week: DOUBLE KING. (via multiple places)
All the text in the links lined up this week, which is mysteriously satisfying.
- PfSense 2.5 and AES-NI. (via)
- Tab completion in OpenBSD’s ksh. (via)
- Bringing up 802.11ac on FreeBSD.
- Installing V8 UNIX (4.1 BSD) from tape. (via)
- OpenSSH Removes SSHv1 Support.
- Installing Gnome 3 extensions freebsd11
- OpenBSD vmm hypervisor: Part 2. (via)
- pfSense 2.3.4 RELEASE Now Available!
- Official OpenBSD 6.1 CD – There’s only One!
- Related: Errata and (First) Binary Patches Announced.
- New synchronization mechanism – localcount(9). (via)
- Digging into BSD’s choice of Unix group for new directories and files.
- Announcing NetBSD and the Google Summer of Code Projects 2017.
It’s always nice to see this out of nowhere: How to Install DragonFly BSD 4.6 + Xfce Desktop + Apps on VMware.
BSDNow 192 is up, and has the normal news summary, plus an interview of Patrick M. Hausen.