OpenBSD 7.3

submited 10 April 2023

This release contains a number of improvements over earlier versions, including but not limited to

Improved hardware support, including new arm64 variants and numerous network and graphics driver updates
Improved general and network performance due to steadily improving multi-core support
More flexible network configuration, now supporting lladdr-based config
retguard for amd64 system calls
Enhanced memory and process security
Relinking of network exposed daemons at boot time
execute-only (xonly)
Improved versions of OpenSSH (9.3), LibreSSL (3.7.2), OpenBGPD (7.9) …
Support for disk encryption in the installer
X11 Mesa shader cache enabled.
More aggressive randomisation of the stack location for all 64-bit architectures except alpha
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07 June 2023
BSD Weekly, issue 150  

New GhostBSD and OPNsense versions are out, what a week!

06 June 2023
Valuable News – 2023/06/05  

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05 June 2023
GhostBSD 23.06.01 ISO is now available  

This release contains a new tool called Backup Station to manage ZFS boot environment. Now the default time is set to local instead of UTC, which fixes an issue with LightDM time. Software Station search got improved to be less laggy.

04 June 2023
EuroBSDCon 2023 Travel Grant Application Now Open  

The Travel Grant Application for EuroBSDCon 2023 is now open. The Foundation can help you attend EuroBSDCon through our travel grant program. Travel grants are available to FreeBSD developers and advocates who need assistance with travel expenses for attending conferences related to FreeBSD development. Applications are due August 2, 2023.

BSD Now 509: Dot File Naming  

Leveraging OpenZFS to Build Your Own Storage Appliance, Install OpenBSD as a VM, Set up your own CalDAV and CardDAV servers on OpenBSD, display basic computer information using DMI table decoder, Gpart CheatSheet, Rob Pike on the Origin of Unix Dot File Names, and more.

03 June 2023
OpenZFS – OpenZFS, Your Data and the Challenge of Ransomware  

As commercial storage becomes increasingly expensive, more and more of the Education vertical is looking at Open Source solutions for storage. In this article, we discuss the value of OpenZFS for Universities and how system administrators can best leverage it to their benefit.

01 June 2023
Valuable News – 2023-05-29  

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.

31 May 2023
OPNsense 23.1.9 released  

A small update to improve stability with multiple delegated prefixes from DHCPv6 connectivity as well as proper "no binding" handling in the DHCPv6 client itself. Internally, the backend service has been refactored to allow for future additions, but no visible functionality changes have been done.

BSDCan report  

BSDCan trip report from Jake Freeland.

29 May 2023
OpenZFS – OpenZFS For HPC Clusters  

Discover how OpenZFS can provide cost-effective and reliable storage for high-performance computing (HPC) workloads in this comprehensive write-up.

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