There’s a social meeting for NYCBUG tomorrow, September 5th, at Suspenders. As far as I can tell, the only difference between “technical meeting” and “social meeting” is if there’s a presentation. Go, if you are near.
If you are near Stockholm, there’s a BSD User Group meeting tomorrow night. Go, if you are near.
Lots of event notices in here… Watch for what’s near you.
- The next KnoxBUG meeting is September 5th, with a Trident demo. I’ll post a reminder.
- OpenBSD.Amsterdam. Dedicated OpenBSD/vmd servers, which is a neat idea. Could probably do the same thing with vkernels.
- MeetBSD is happening October 19-20 in Santa Clara, CA. (via)
- Configuring OpenBSD – System and user config files for a more pleasant laptop. Not all of it is OpenBSD-specific. (via)
- Happy Bob’s Libtls tutorial. Also not wholly OpenBSD-specific; more libressl-specific. (via)
- AsiaBSDCon 2019 is happening March 21-24, Tokyo, Japan. (via)
- Ravenports now on gcc 8.2.
- Recent freebsd-jobs posts.
- [talk] ARM – any Tier-1 *BSD options? Nice support work from Netgate.
- libfuzzer, parts 1, 2, and 3 – a Summer of Code project for NetBSD. I linked the first one before, but hadn’t followed up until now. (via)
- OpenBSD, SpamPD and the Startup Bug. (also via)
- Public Access Multics. I am happy just typing that sentence.
Overflow from two weeks running, cause of travel.
- Next SemiBUG meeting is on the 21st. I’ll post a reminder.
- Solene’s percent % : Easy encrypted backups on OpenBSD with base tools. (via)
- installing Postgresql on NetBSD, need help.
- Why do you use (or contribute to) BSD, rather than Linux?
- The Battle of the Schedulers: FreeBSD ULE vs. Linux CFS (USENIX).
- EuroBSDCon 2018 registration is open. Early Bird until the 24th. (via)
- And now your “bsd.network is a goldmine of BSD information links” section:
- VMware vs bhyve Performance Comparison. (via)
- BSD Pizza Night in Portland, Oregon, on the 30th. I’ll post a reminder. (via)
- BSD Users Stockholm Meetup #3, September 5th. I’ll post a reminder for that too.
- “Wrote a dynamic inventory provider for FreeBSD jails.“
- Divelog programs: subsurface, divecmd. Things I didn’t know existed, and they are ports.
- Also now in OpenBSD ports: spacetrader. My favorite game genre.
- Godeps support in pkgsrc.
- Absolute FreeBSD, 3rd edition, off to the publisher.
- MidnightBSD: an Introduction, available as a free ebook from Amazon.
NYCBUG is having an outdoors meeting in Bryant Park, today, 6:45 PM. Go, if you are near.
I have the normal list of links, but here’s a feature. At first glance, this looks like Netgate, the commercial entity behind pfsense, is not using FreeBSD for their new product. However, Jim Thompson of Netgate steps up and give a full-on explanation, and points out there’s already code out there to do this – it needs contributors.
- Where did devio.us go?
- Do Not Use sha256crypt / sha512crypt – They’re Dangerous. As the source link comments point out, FreeBSD’s implementation may be similar. I haven’t looked at other BSDs, and I’m not qualified to evaluate how dangerous this is or is not. (via)
- Simple Desktop for OpenBSD 6.3. (via)
- New Grammar for smtpd.conf.
- An annotated look at a NetBSD Pinebook’s startup.
- Valuable News – 2018/05/21.
- Draining the manual-page swamp. (via)
- WireGuard is available for OpenBSD. (via)
- FreeBSD Desktop – Part 3 – X11 Window System.
BUGs BUGs BUGs!
- The May 15th SemiBUG meeting will be a hands-on web server workshop. Bring equipment.
- The June 19th SemiBUG meeting will be on BCHS.
- The May 2 NYCBUG meeting has no official presentation, but it’s happening.
- BSD licensed bc in NetBSD. The GNU version was removed in other BSDs. (Thanks, Bill Sorenson)
- SMTP client added to -current.
- OPNSense 18.1.6 image refresh.
- New talks, and the F-bomb. Michael W. Lucas convention talk mostly on ZFS.
- Writing FreeBSD Malware. (via)
- Introduction to email (pt. 2): Mail dialog / the “mail” command.
- Spectre Variant 2 mitigation for kernel committed to -current.
- p2k18 Hackathon report: Solene Rapenne (solene@) on joining the project, packages progress. I like hearing background on how people get brought into a community project.
- Bareos Backup Server on FreeBSD.
- A crapload of p2k18 hackathon reports.
- Getting my new laptop to work. (via)
- sndio party.
- NetBSD GSoC projects for 2018. (via)
NYCBUG is having a social (i.e. no presenter) meeting this month – tonight, in fact. Go, talk BSD, drink.
There’s a social meeting for KnoxBUG tonight – go, if you are near.
Jim Keenan is speaking tomorrow at the NYC Perlmongers meeting about testing on non-Linux platforms. i.e. BSD. Go, if you are near.
The first news item about pfSense is not necessarily new, but new to me.
- The next major release of pfSense is going to be significantly different. (other info)
- OpenBSD Gaming Resource,
- PkgsrcCon 2018. (via)
- What is your experience with Dragonfly as a user desktop?
- speaking at mug.org 10 April 2018.
- FreeBSD to be Featured at SCaLE 16x.
- 8 months with TrueOS. (via)
- This Tuesday at SemiBUG: QubeOS vs OpenBSD.
- NetBSD Spectre/Meltdown summary. (via)
- Not merging stuff from FreeBSD-HEAD into production branches, or “hey FreeBSD-HEAD should just be production”
- Quickly build and test applications across different BSD kernels with tonixxx.
- *BSD projects and Google Summer of Code.
- Broadcom 43xx 1.0 driver for MBP mid 2014.
- OPNsense 18.1.4 released.
There’s no speaker scheduled, but NYCBUG is having a meeting this Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Go, if you are near.
Another across-the-BSDs week.
- What’s Next for Feature Development in FreeNAS/TrueNAS?
- Description of the 1969 proto-Unix system based on a 2812 line PDP-7 assembly kernel. (via)
- The Known Costs of Security Embargoes.
- Military Grade Data Wiping In FreeBSD With BCWipe.
- “Has Linux lost its way?” comments prompt Debian developer to revisit FreeBSD after 20 years. (via)
- Christos Zoulas’s recent NYCBUG talk on reproducible builds in NetBSD is now available as video.
- How do I make quiet build/compile server for home ?
- Libreoffice failing to start after upgrade to 18.104.22.168 40m0(Build:2) (on NetBSD).
- Question about a distro.
- Every Journey Starts with a FAIL. (via)
- Meltdown fix committed by guenther@. Note the DragonFly cross-pollination.
Here’s everything I know about it.