The ChiBUG May 11th Meeting is today, and it’s virtual – so you can go and should.
Brian Callahan presents for NYCBUG on compiler support in the BSDs, tonight. Send an email for a Zoom invite.
ChiBUG will be meeting today at 6:30PM CST via Zoom. Go, even if you aren’t near.
I’m hitting all the unixes.
- Atari Heavy Sixer. Not BSD, System V, but also note the post date.
- Knuth is still working on TeX. (via)
- Managing Multiple PostgreSQL Instances on FreeBSD. (via)
- XScreenSaver 6.00 out now. Haven’t seen it in dports yet.
- I got the GNU Modula-2 compiler working on OpenBSD.
- ChiBUG will be meeting on April 13th at 6:30PM CST via Zoom. I’ll post a reminder, of course.
- The pubnix history project. (via–via)
- Teach yourself Plan9 via SDF boot camp! Also why not get a mug? (via)
- i386 on FreeBSD 13 will be Tier 2, a reminder and look back.
- FreeBSD’s ports migration to git and its impact on HardenedBSD.
- Apologising to wpa_supplicant and FreeBSD Wi-Fi.
- Steam on FreeBSD.
- Valuable News – 2021/04/05.
- Interview with Abhinav Upadhyay, NetBSD contributor and machine learning software developer. (via)
- The state of toolchains in NetBSD.
HardenedBSD 2021 “State of the Hardened Union”, presented by Shawn Webb, happening at NYCBUG at 6:45 tonight. See the announcement for how to get the invite.
Michael Dexter will be giving a talk for NYCBUG’s February 3rd meeting (6:45 PM Eastern) titled “Fifteen Years and Fifteen Minutes: Applying Occam’s Razor to FreeBSD with OccamBSD“. If you want to attend – and you should – email for the Zoom link; the address to email is in the linked message.
(I managed to miss putting this in In Other BSDs Saturday, but that’s OK; you should go cause this is a topic that isn’t covered anywhere else.)
It’s online, so everyone can go to “Chatting About TLS and Orcs, by Michael W. Lucas“, tomorrow night. I’m putting this reminder the day before because you have to mail email@example.com to get the Zoom invite.
I am happy to be in the new year.
- Most important this week: Chatting About TLS and Orcs, an online NYCBUG speaker event with Michael W. Lucas. RSVP so you can see.
- On the way to the first thousand BSD-powered computers in the hardware database.
- BSD Games for Linux. (via)
- Trying OpenZFS 2 on FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE.
- Starting with FreeBSD jails.
- A potted history of UNIX, just up to BSD. (via)
- The FreeBSD 92. Nakatomi Socrates BSD Easter Egg. Followup from last week’s link. (Thanks, D. Ebdrup.)
- The world’s chunkiest card reader.
- Valuable News – 2020/12/28.
- Use Android USB Tethering to Get Internet on FreeBSD. (via)
- It feels like the broad Unix API is being used less these days.
- A Big Sur look for WindowMaker on OpenBSD.
As in, right now, and online, so join in and say hi.
The first link here is the one that everyone should take advantage of.
- For the Love of Troff, the next online NYCBUG meeting/presentation, December 2. Go, even if you aren’t near.
- Setting up WireGuard on OpenBSD and Linux. (via)
- The Origin of the Shell. In Multics, before Unix. (via)
- Unix doesn’t normally do short
write()s to files and no one expects it to. Network buffers have the same problem.
- FreeBSD Commands Cheat Sheet. See source link comments for more.
- OCR on FreeBSD – Tesseract It. (via)
- ArisbluBSD: Why a new BSD? Strictly speaking, another FreeBSD desktop. (via)
- OPNSense 20.7.5 released.
- Tailscale on OpenBSD. (via)
- HardenedBSD November 2020 Status Report.
- Setting up a WireGuard® client with routing domains on OpenBSD. (via)
- MidnightBSD 2.0 release status.
- BSD Link Roundup 11.24.
- Valuable News – 2020/11/23.
Virtual BUG meetings could be fun (see links); I’d like to attend even if it’s not local. If I can put aside time…
- CDBUG meetings going virtual.
- FreeBSD 12.2 on Azure.
- November 2020 FreeBSD Vendor Summit starts the 11th.
- What kind of controllers work with OpenBSD for playing games?
- HardenedBSD October 2020 Status Report.
- A list of games to try that probably all run on BSD.
- Performance tip(s) for those playing Minecraft on OpenBSD. Or any BSD, probably.
- OpenSSL 3.0 /dev/crypto issues on FreeBSD.
- Join the peer to peer social network Scuttlebutt using OpenBSD and Oasis.
- Argument processing in Unix and Windows.
- Video: C Programming on System 6 – Adding a GUI to diff(1). Sorta BSD?
- FreeBSD July-September status report.
- My first FreeBSD port: Castor.
- Valuable News – 2020/11/02.
The ChiBUG monthly meeting has gone virtual, so go now if you are interested. The thread about it also includes some notes on how to connect under BSD that may be useful beyond this immediate event.
It’s a good mix this week.
- ChiBUG’s next meeting is in a few days, the 8th. I’ll post about it again.
- FreeBSD 11.3 EOL.
- Modernizing the OpenBSD console.
- Valuable News – 2020/08/31.
- FreeBSD Cluster with Pacemaker and Corosync.
- 6.8-beta tagged in CVS. (OpenBSD)
- PPP Over a WiFi232. Incidentally, how to run a PPP server in OpenBSD.
- GSoC 2020: Report-2: Fuzzing the NetBSD Network Stack in a Rumpkernel Environment.
- Find which package provides a given file in OpenBSD.
- The roles of OSs have changed. I like the alternate world suggestion.
- Running Wine in a 32-bit sandbox on 64-bit NetBSD. (via)
- In Unix, what do some obscurely named commands stand for? If you’ve been reading this Digest for some time, I bet you already know many of these. (via)
- My Broadcast [The UNIX rwall problem]. (via)
This should be prime convention season, darnit.
- Smallest device running BSD?
- Android in FreeBSD bhyve. (via)
- The FreeBSD binary package manager cheatsheet. Applies to DragonFly too. (via)
- BSDCan 2020 Charity Auction Results.
- BSDCAN 2020 talk on Using OpenBGPd as a Control Plane for an ISP.
- Graphical view of the x86 OpenBSD boot process.
- Command Line Bug Hunting in FreeBSD. (via)
- The Era of Fragmentation, Part 4: The Anarchists. Touches early BSD UNIX.
- Announcing FreeBSD Fridays: A Series of 101 Classes. (via)
- pkgsrc-2020Q2 released.
- End of support for NetBSD 7.
- ChiBUG has a poll up about meeting. Vote, if you are near.
Accidental theme of video links, which I would not have expected for a BSD summary.
- Speculoos, a FreeBSD (and Citrix) specific vulnerability. You know you’ve made it when you are a target.
- January to March 2020 FreeBSD Status Report.
- OpenBSD on the HP Envy 13. (via)
- Ars Technica – Not Actually Linux Distro Review – GhostBSD. (via)
- FuryBSD 12.1 overview. (video, via)
- Ubiquiti UniFi Controller Installation on FreeBSD from ports/packages. (video, via)
- 3-Antivirus Protection using OPNsense Plugins. (video, via)
- Northgard currently Free for the Weekend on Steam. (Can run on OpenBSD at least.)
- FreeBSD progress on Slimbook Base14. (via)
- Using OpenVPN with Multi-WAN. I’ve done this; it’s easier than it looks. (via)
- mksh R59 released. (MirBSD Korn shell)
- TrueNAS CORE is the New FreeNAS.
- Setting Up Users, Permissions, and ACLs on FreeNAS. Or TrueNAS Core?
- Running X Applications on a Jail created with Bastille.
- Valuable News – 2020/04/13.
- RIP Romeo, host of many NYCBUG events.
- SEMIBUG, still meeting remotely through May.
BUG meetings are canceled, but this can’t be surprising at this point.
- Installing FreeBSD for Raspberry Pi 1/2/3. (via)
- Tale of two hypervisor bugs – Escaping from FreeBSD bhyve. (via)
- SNMP Mastery is out. (related: The Print Book Trade, and Money)
- NYCBUG meetings are suspended for obvious meetings, but there’s online chat.
- BSDCan 2020 will be online-only.
- No April ChiBUG meeting.
- FreeNAS and TrueNAS are merging.
- OpenBSD andIPv6.
- WireGuard Gives Linux a Faster, More Secure VPN. Linked cause there’s BSD support too. (via)
- Announcing the pkgsrc-2020Q1 release.
- BSD Link Roundup 4.8.
- Wifi renewal restarted.
- LLDB work concluded.
- Valuable News – 2020/04/06.
- WRATH: Aeon of Ruin on OpenBSD!
- Testing AGS games on OpenBSD! That’s Adventure Game Studios.
- OPNsense 20.1.4 released.