Valuable News – 2023/05/09

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27 September 2023
OpenBSD-current has moved to 7.4  

For those unfamiliar with the process: this is not the 7.4 release, but is part of the standard build-up to the release.

Valuable News – 2023/09/25  

The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems.

21 September 2023
OpenBSD/arm64 on Hetzner Cloud  

Hetzner introduced its Ampere Altra powered arm64-based cloud servers earlier this year, making it possible to easily run OpenBSD/arm64 on their platform. The only caveat for now is that the viogpu(4) driver is required, which was committed by jcs@ in April 2023 and thus only available in snapshots. It will first appear in OpenBSD 7.4.

OpenBSD Errata: September 21, 2023 (npppd)  

Errata patches for npppd have been released for OpenBSD 7.2 and 7.3. Binary updates for the amd64, arm64 and i386 platform are available via the syspatch utility.

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20 September 2023
EuroBSDCon 2023 presentations  

EuroBSDCon 2023 has now ended, and slides for many of the OpenBSD developer presentations are now available in the usual place.Video of the presentations can be expected somewhat later.

17 September 2023
BSD Now 524  

On the Loss and Preservation of Knowledge, Unix Recovery Legend, Useful Unix commands for data science, Tarsnap outage post-mortem, OpenBSD 7.3 on a twenty year old IBM ThinkPad R31, and more.

3D printing on OpenBSD  

Can you really do 3D printing from OpenBSD? Cue suspenseful music whilst I formulate my answer, which is: Yes.

12 September 2023
HardenedBSD 14-STABLE Now Available  

HardenedBSD 14-STABLE is now officially a thing. Haven't seen any changelog, yet. Installers are at https://installers.hardenedbsd.org/pub/14-stable/ and package builder at https://hbsd-pkg-14-stable-01.hardenedbsd.org/index.html.

11 September 2023
Valuable News – 2023/09/11  

The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems.

10 September 2023
BSD Now 523  

The Elements Of Style: UNIX As Literature, The shell and its crappy handling of whitespace, Theo de Raadt on Zenbleed, OPNsense 23.7 released, illumos gets a new C compiler, fixing Thinkpad X1 WIFI on FreeBSD, and more.

Valuable News – 2023/09/04  

The Valuable News weekly series is dedicated to provide summary about news, articles and other interesting stuff mostly but not always related to the UNIX or BSD systems.

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